Take An Enchanting Winter Walk Through The Bull Run Festival In Virginia
Frosted windows, the silhouette of bare trees at sunset, and a cozy fire in the fireplace…there’s no denying the magic of winter. Even if you’re opposed to cold weather, there are ways to embrace the season that will positively warm your heart right here in the Old Dominion. Look no further than the Bull Run Festival of Lights, an annual event that promises festivity, merriment, and all sorts of magical holiday cheer. Many families hail this annual event as the best winter hike in Virginia, and it’s no secret why! Take a look at the photos below to experience just a glimpse of this event:
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Whether it’s your 10th visit or your first, you won’t regret making room on your calendar for this annual event, the best winter hike in Virginia. For additional details about the various events at Bull Run, be sure to visit the official website here.
Address: 7700 Bull Run Dr, Centreville, VA 20121, USA
The OIYS Visitor Center
Best Winter Hike In Virginia
October 27, 2019
What are the best walk through light displays in Virginia?
The historic 13 colonies are incredible to visit in the winter, as they exude endless old-school charm. However, if you’re in search of things to do in winter in Virginia, you will want to check out a more modern attraction: Christmas light displays! There are many light displays in our state, but our very own Natural Tunnel hides what is perhaps the most magical Christmas light hike in Virginia.
Can I go hiking in the winter in Virginia?
Winter hiking in Virginia is absolutely magical! You’ll adore strolls through our picturesque forests and quietly rolling hills, If you’re lucky, you just might encounter a winter waterfall!
What are the best parks to visit in the winter in Virginia?
Virginia parks are incredible, thanks in part to our spectacular landscape and in part to our local conservation efforts. Jefferson National Park is understandably splendid in the winter, and evergreen forests like the one found at Wintergreen Resort are delightfully picturesque. Wherever you go, just be sure to bundle up – Virginia can experience some brutal winters!
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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