Tag Archives: Burke Lake

A brief reprieve

Consulting the weather forecast is always a good idea when planning hikes (or any outdoor activities), but especially during the winter season. Even then, you just never know what you’re going to get. A couple of weekends ago we were … Continue reading

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The Guns of Autumn: Forts Foote and Washington

Last weekend was not only a long one (because of Veterans Day), but also about the last hurrah for autumn colors here in northern Virginia. To take advantage of the extra day our hiking group did three hikes over the weekend! The first two, Burke … Continue reading

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Burke Lake

Bleak morning at Burke Lake, blue herons watchful waiting for snow to fall. A 5-mile walk at Burke Lake, VA, map here.

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