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1.28 miles

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Powell’s Creek Trail


  • Fall Foliage in Leesylvania State Park near Washington D.C.

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Powell's Creek Trail is an easy hike Leesylvania State Park near Washington D.C. This kid and dog friendly (on leash) trail is a pleasant hike that is sure to please the whole family. This trail has blue blazes. No Equestrians trails in this park.


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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