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Our walking trail

We live on Lake Thoreau and this is a great trail to walk the dog. About 2 miles in length it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reston, Virginia
Good walking and biking trail.

Have always enjoyed walking and riding my bike on this super awesome pathway. It is well maintained... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Dave L
Reston, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live on Lake Thoreau and this is a great trail to walk the dog. About 2 miles in length it takes less than an hour at a leisurely pace.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have always enjoyed walking and riding my bike on this super awesome pathway. It is well maintained but they need to restore the short section next to the dam that they used as a staging area during the recent lake dredging

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

It goes through dense housing and woods, along some busy roads for short periods. Not very well marked in places.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have lived in the area for several years and was recently introduced to this gem right in my own backyard. The people on the trail are friendly, lots of families and dog walking with mild elevation. You can go at your own pace, and...More

2  Thank DM N
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I walk ths loop regularly, it is a great path, small hills and flatlands, all around the lake. A great interval workout in a wooded riparian hike.

1  Thank Skip F
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This is a walk along an 8 ft wide paved trail that meanders through neighborhoods, emerging at the lake 4-5 times for great vistas around this man made lake in Reston, Va. It has some steep elevations in some parts and therefore is not 100%...More

2  Thank Barbara140
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This asphalt trail is well maintained and taken care of all year and the changing views from the path are always interesting to see all year By The Way. πŸ‘πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ˜€πŸ¦…πŸŽ©:)

1  Thank Dave L
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a 2.1 mile walking trail around a small lake. You pass through woods and neighborhoods as you go. It is a surprisingly quiet walk despite its location near the airport, highway and shopping center. The trail has varied topography so it is interesting...More

1  Thank 191plf
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Easy, peaceful walk that takes you around the lake and through neighborhoods, then you wind up back near the Cafesano, very civilized way to get in a decent walk and then enjoy a delicious wood oven-baked pizza. Enjoy!

1  Thank Llwhatsnext
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I live along this trail and walk it all of the time. It's just over 2 miles and is an easy walk, there are a couple spots where there is an incline. Usually finish in about 45 minutes at a normal walking pace. I like...More

1  Thank JennyK
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