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12 Trails In Virginia You Must Take If You Love The Outdoors

While the days haven’t gotten significantly cooler quite yet in Virginia, the calendar tells us that summer is quickly drawing to a close. But the good news is that fall is just ahead – and most would agree, fall is when Virginia trail season is at its finest. Whether you want to get out of the house for the last few days of summer or you’re ready to start planning your fall adventures, the following top-rated trails and hikes are the perfect place to start.

To learn more about any of these trails or find maps and specific locations, try a quick internet search or visit the National Park Services website, the Virginia State Park website or a hiking site like Hiking Upward.

With so many beautiful trails to choose from, these are only the tip of the iceberg (so to speak). What are your favorite trails for hiking, walking, running, biking or simply enjoying nature? We would love to hear about them in the comments below!

Anna Strock
Virginia staff writer for Only in Your State, freelance writer and journalist. Even though Anna has lived other places, somehow Virginia is where she always seems to land.