Tag Archives: Cross County Trail

Persistence

Persistence is the word that comes to mind when looking back over the past couple of weekends’ hikes: the persistence of  a cold Winter, as it drags through February and probably at least halfway through March, and the persistence of the … Continue reading

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The Big Rock

Last Sunday’s walk was a visit to “The Big Rock,” a little-known landmark along Pohick Creek in Springfield, Virginia. Little-known perhaps in a broad sense and a little hard to find, but knowing how kids like to explore, I imagine the rock, … Continue reading

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Cross County Trail: Wakefield to Accotink

After a couple of mountain hikes to Bull Run Mountain and Raven Rocks, it was nice to get back on relatively flat ground last Saturday, with a 5-mile walk along the Fairfax County Cross County Trail. The Cross County Trail is a … Continue reading

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