Tag Archives: Lake Accotink

Almost there

Three weeks ago we had a snowstorm just after the first day of Spring. The dip in temperatures delayed the peak bloom of the cherry blossoms on the Tidal Basin by a few weeks, and it’s just now coming to … 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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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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