Leesylvania Potomac Trail

  • Potomac Trail in Leesylvania State Park near Washington D.C.

Hiking

Mountain Biking

Dogs Yes

Fall Foliage

0.82 (miles)

 Very Easy

Out & Back

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

Virginia

Potomac Trail is an easy hike in Leesylvania State Park near Washington D.C. This kid friendly trail takes hikers along the mighty Potomac River. This trail has yellow blazes. No Equestrians trails in this park. This family friendly hiking trail is also dog friendly, but your furry kids must be kept 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.

Red Tape

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

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