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Bull Run Occoquan Trail

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Equestrian Trails

The Bull Run Occoquan Trail offers a variety of trail users the opportunity to explore this challenging and historic trail. Equestrian riders can access a large majority of the trail while on horseback. All trails are natural surface featuring: rocks, roots, logs, loose sand, ledges, steep climbs/descents and narrow bridges. Riders should also note the presence of hikers, as well as mountain bike riders, who have limited access stretching from Fountainhead to Bull Run Marina.



Located along the Occoquan Reservoir in Fairfax County, the Bull Run Occoquan Trail invites hikers and horseback riders to discover more than 4,000 acres of scenic woodlands. The 17-mile trail rises over steep wooded hillsides, winds through deep ravines and crosses numerous streams and flood plains. 


Mountain Biking

Mountain bikes are permitted on the Bull Run Occoquan Trail from Fountainhead to Bull Run Marina ONLY. Cyclists should yield to BOTH hikers and equestrian users. All trails are natural surface, single track or double track featuring: rocks, roots, logs, loose sand, ledges, steep climbs/descents and narrow bridges.


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Climb UPton is now open daily for the 2023 season! 

Choose your own adventure with 90 unique elements and 3 levels of difficulty. Overcome new challenges each time you climb. 



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