9 Picturesque Trails In Virginia That Are Perfect For Winter Hiking
Winter hiking is a magical experience that, despite chilly weather, allows for a glimpse into one of the most enchanting seasons in Virginia. While hiking during warmer months of the year is usually accompanied by wildflower sightings, waterfalls, and blossoming wildlife, hiking off-season can provide rare glimpses of frozen waterfalls, icy branches, and peacefully quiet forests. So here are 9 winter-approved trails you’ll want to try out soon:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
What do you think about these winter trails? Did any of your favorites miss the list? Be sure to share your thoughts with us!
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.
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