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blue Bull Run-Occoquan Trail

Trail

17.9 mile 28.8 kilometer point to point
96% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,531' 467 m
Descent: -1,467' -447 m
High: 294' 90 m
Low: 125' 38 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 27% (15°)

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Trail shared by Jeffrey Edmonds

A nicely maintained trail between Bull Run Regional Park and Fountain Head Regional Park.

Jeffrey Edmonds

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

The gates at both entrances are supposed to open at first light.

Runner Notes

A few roots and rocks occasionally.

Description

This is an undulating trail along the Bull Run River with a few road crossings. The southern portion of the trail is a bit hillier than the beginning. The trail is usually well-marked with blue marks on the trees.

Flora & Fauna

Waterfowl along the river.

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Jun 30, 2019
Mark N
Oct 7, 2018
David Eastman
Straight from Dulles to the Trails. Lovely and muddy and slick. Finished with a swim in creek near the Bull Run Park Trailhead 7mi
Jul 14, 2018
Andrea Lowe
13.2mi
Jun 28, 2018
Chris Kroehler
10mi — 1h 46m
May 5, 2018
Dave H
Good morning trail run, be sure to get here and park before the winery opens outside Hemlock Park 8mi
Nov 15, 2017
Emily Eiland
Autumn leaves covering roots, rocks and holes. Recent rain had left slippery areas. Overall a challenging run. 12mi

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  4.1 from 18 votes

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in Manassas

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#36

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