Bull Run-Occoquan Trail, Lorton


Directions:  I-495 to Exit 5, Braddock Road.
About 2 miles, then turn left on Burke Lake Road.
About 3 miles, then left on Lee Chapel Road.
About 5 miles, then left on Ox Road (VA 123).
About 1 mile, then left on Henderson Road.
About 2 miles, then left on Hampton Road.
About 1 mile, then right into Fountainhead Regional Park.
First large parking area on right.
Numerous signs indicate trailhead.

Trail Information:  17.5 miles one way to Bull Run Park.
Mile markers every mile, well blazed and maintained.
Trail is fairly hilly, but definitely an easy to run trail.
There are many trails nearby that are much more challenging.
The Trail has several places to park along its length.

Miscellaneous: Good chance of seeing lots of local wildlife, I saw many deer and a barred owl. Lots of trails nearby.  Spiderwebs are a real pain in the summer on the less used trails.

Stan Beach