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Dates: 1/2/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Springfield, VA
Event Name: South Run
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 105406 2017/Y0112
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10 KM/5KM - 2B
Description: M-F 7am-9pm; Sat 7am-6pm; Sun 8am-8pm. Call to make sure start point open on holidays or during inclement weather. This is an out-and-back trail that follows somewhat hilly but mostly shaded paved paths. The trail passes through the woods along small streams and goes three-quarters of the way around Lake Mercer before returning to the start/finish point.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Honoring Our Flag, Lakes and Reservoirs, Points of Reference
Start Times: Mon-Fri 7AM-9PM;Sat 7AM-6PM;Sun 8AM-8PM
Location: South Run RECenter
Start Point / Driving Directions: 7550 Reservation Rd, 22153. 703-866-0566. I-66: Exit 55 (Fairfax Co Pkwy/VA-286). S VA-286 to Fairfax about 10 miles, traffic signal with Reservation Rd left, and S Run RECenter right. Right to road into park. Park in lot in front of RECenter. I-495 (Capital Beltway): Capital Beltway (I-495), Exit 54A (Braddock Rd W), about 1.4 miles to traffic signal at Burke Lake. Left to drive Burke Lake, about 3.6 miles to traffic signal at Fairfax Co Pkwy (VA-286). Left to VA-286, drive 2 miles, traffic signal with Reservation Rd left, and S Run RECenter to right. Right to road into park, parking lot front of RECenter.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: The trail is rated 2B and is a pretty walk in the woods, especially during the spring and fall. Restrooms and water are available only at the Start Point.
Host Club: Northern Virginia Volksmarchers
Contact: P Hyland (703) 971-6468
Website: www.scenicroutes.us/nvv
E-Mail Contact: pathyland@verizon.net