This Easy Wildflower Hike In Virginia Will Transport You Into A Sea Of Color
The blossoming of wildflowers in Virginia seems to embody everything we love about this time of year. Warm weather, sunshine, a pop of color, and plenty of time outdoors to admire it all.
For a dose of beautiful blooms, hikers can venture to the G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Area near Linden, Virginia. Meandering along the Appalachian Trail, this easy hike can be tailored to the exact experience you want, whether that be 2 miles or 15. Our advice is to go slowly so that you can appreciate each blossom along the way. Here’s a peek at the diversity of color that awaits along this magical trek:
The G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Management Area is located along Route 688, Markham, VA 22643. For additional information and trail maps, you can visit the official website here.
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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.