Red Trail

Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park, Virginia

Distance0.7mi
Elevation Gain423ft
Trailhead Elevation318ft
Top326ft
Elevation Min/Max211/326ft
Elevation Start/End318/318ft

Red Trail

Red Trail is a hiking trail in Leesburg, Virginia. It is within Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 318 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 423 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. Along the trail there is a wood.

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Best Hikes with Kids: Washington, DC, the Beltway & Beyond (The Mountaineers Books)
Jennifer Chambers
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"Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park, a 67-acre park, sits on a bluff on the banks of the Potomac River. A trail in the northern corner allows access to the river along about half of the park. While the Potomac is not accessible from the eastern half due to steep cliffs that abut the river, this area provides a spectacular view of the Potomac and Maryland. The trails at Red Rock are named for and blazed with colors. The longest loop, the 1.2-mile White Trail, follows the park’s circumference with a jaunt along its largest stream. The other trails intersect the White Trail, which allows you to shorten or lengthen your hike. Before your hike, visit the park’s historic buildings and read the interpretive signs describing their past uses. In 1869 Charles Paxton, a wealthy businessman, bought 765 acres of land along the Potomac in what is now Loudoun County." Read more

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Trail Information

Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
Nearby City
Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
Parks
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
Red Rock Wilderness Overlook Regional Park
Local Contacts
Available on the park’s website
Local Maps