October 14, 2022
Washington DC’s Best Trails
It’s no secret that our nation’s capital has some of the most beautiful scenery and renowned landmarks. Connecting people to history and heritage, celebrating diversity and a world of cultures.
Additionally, D.C.’s trails are playing a key role in the Capital Trails Coalition, which is in the process of connecting the entire metropolitan region with an equitably distributed 800-mile trail network!
Rock Creek Park Trails: Offers more than 32 miles of hiking and bicycling trails weaving through 1700+ acres of green space.
Anacostia River Trail: Eventual 20-mile trail, which currently spans about 12 miles on both sides of the Anacostia River.
Capital Crescent Trail: A premier D.C. recreation and communicating corridor between Silver Spring, Maryland, and historic Georgetown.
Oxon Trail Trail: A 3.4-mile trail that is a wonderfully kept secret.
Fort Circle Park Hiker-Biker Trail: This 7-mile trail runs through a forested area between Fort Mahan and Fort Stanton.
Marvin Gaye Trail: Named after the D.C.-born musician, the trail is a nearly 2-mile pathway running from Minnesota Avenue to 61st Street.
Mount Vernon Trail: A scenic trail that is sandwiched along the course of the Potomac River and the George Washington Memorial Parkway.