There’s A Hike In Virginia That Leads You Straight To An Abandoned Village
If you’re an experienced Virginia hiker, you’ve most likely encountered some traces of the past along many of our state’s famed trails.
Yet few people realize that one of our very own parks holds the remains of an abandoned village. And you can access it via a gorgeous forested trail. So the next time you find yourself in northern Virginia, be sure to visit Great Falls Park and take the Matildaville Trail. You’re in for a beautiful hike and a journey back in time.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.