The West Loop is about five miles, featuring a variety of terrain -- meadows, mixed hardwood forest -- as it loops out to Stone Bridge, the scene of terrible fighting in the Civil War's First Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) in 1861.
The trail is well marked with historical points noted. Keep an eye out for deer, coyote, turkeys etc. Dog-friendly, when leashed. Also a great trail running location. Don't forget the entry fee, though...
16 and under: Free
17 and above: $3.00
Passes are good for three days from date of issue.
Annual Park Pass: $20.00
National Parks Pass: $50.00
Golden Age Passport (62 and older): $10.00
*Shouts out to OldDogDoesHunt, aka EMS Arlington's head honcho, Harry Walters, for this trail description!
Take I-66 to Exit 152, Route 234 north. Proceed through the first traffic light. Make second right. Henry Hill Visitor Center is located at the top of the hill.
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