At just over 3 miles, Mary’s Rock is a short hike but yet manages to provides a good work out, offers expansive views from the summit, and is very pet-friendly. ROUTE SUMMARY The trailhead is at the end of the Meadow Spring parking area… Continue Reading “Mary’s Rock”
Located immediately outside of the city and the Mount Vernon Trail, Roosevelt Island, a tribute to President Teddy Roosevelt, is a gem among the local outdoor spaces in the D.C. area. Parking for the island is right off the GW Parkway and the entrance… Continue Reading “Roosevelt Island”
Little Schloss is a challenging hike without the crowds and spectacular views.
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This blog is called hiking misadventures for a reason! On our hike up McAfee Knob, the most photographed spot on the Appalachian Trail, I accidentally missed the turn for the AT and hiked up the fire road until the last 1.3 miles to the… Continue Reading “McAfee Knob – Appalachian Trail, Virginia”
This short hike rewards you with some of the best panoramic views in the region.
Big Schloss, a relatively short hike in the George Washington National Forest provides gorgeous views and good workout in the first mile then gentle hills.