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Distance

2 miles

Trail Type

Loop

Trail Difficulty

Easy

Δ Elevation (FT)

Minimal

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Lee’s Woods Trail

Virginia

  • Hiking through Lee's Woods in Leesylvania State Park near Washington D.C.

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Notes

Lee's Woods Trail is a very easy trail in Leesylvania State Park near Washington D.C. This kid friendly trail takes hikers through 350 years of history. Follow in the boot prints of Revolutionary War heros, our first president and more. This trail has red blazes. No Equestrians trails in this park. This trail is dog friendly, but you furry friendly must be on leash.

History

Leesylvania State Park was first settled by Henry Lee II in 1747. Lee II was the father of Revolutionary War hero Henry 'Light Horse Harry' Lee and grandfather of famed Civil War General Robert E. Lee. George Washington mentions he visited Leesylvania three times in his diaries. During the Civil War the land was also used as a small confederate hold and gun emplacement.

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Contact: Leesylvania State Park 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Dr., Woodbridge, VA 22191

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