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  1. A trail run on the C&O Canal towpath is a peaceful experience. The trail stretches 184.5 miles from Washington, D.C., to Cumberland, Md.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    2.6 miles
    Duration
    A trail run on the C&O Canal towpath can take an hour or several days, depending on distance.
  2. The gravel trail at Burke Lake Park measures 4.7 miles and features a gentle elevation profile.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    18.3 miles
    Duration
    45 - 60 minutes
  3. Wakefield Park features several miles of singletrack and doubletrack trails.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    12.8 miles
    Duration
    Varies, depending on the distance.
  4. Algonkian Park’s trails are mostly flat and cater to runners looking for a simple workout in the Virginia suburbs.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    22.3 miles
    Duration
    Varies, depending on the distance.
  5. The Fort Circle Parks loop runs past six Civil War forts that were constructed to defend Washington D.C.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    6.8 miles
    Duration
    1 hour - 2 hours
  6. Fountainhead Regional Park is less than 30 miles from the nation's capital and serves as a great starting point for an 18-mile trail.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    20.4 miles
    Duration
    Depends on how far you would like to go.
  7. A slice of the Seneca Creek State Park sits around a lake outside of Washington, D.C. and has more than 11 miles of trails.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    20.9 miles
    Duration
    Varies, depending on the distance.
  8. Rock Creek Park boasts 32 miles of trails over several route options.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    5.2 miles
    Duration
    30 minutes to 2 hours
  9. The Cross County Trail is a 40-mile swath of land that runs the length of Fairfax County, Virginia.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    14.5 miles
    Duration
    An hour to several hours.
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