If you’re looking for ways to get outside and enjoy the spring weather, look no further! Warrenton has some amazing outdoor spots and activities for you to enjoy. Whether you’re looking to go for a hike, bike ride, or just take in the scenery, there’s something for everyone. Here are five of our favorites!
-Shenandoah National Park: Virginia’s very own national park is just down the road! Shenandoah is perfect for a day (or more) of hiking, camping, and exploring. Visit the Byrd Visitor Center to learn about the history of the park, enjoy ranger programs, eat at one of the many restaurants, and enjoy over 500 miles of trails!
-Sky Meadows State Park: This park is perfect for a day of hiking, picnicking, or bird-watching. With over 1,900 acres of meadows, forests, and streams, there’s plenty of beauty to take in. There are also several historic buildings on the property that are definitely worth checking out!
-Clifton Institute Events: The Clifton Institute of Fauquier regularly hosts events perfect for nature lovers! Enjoy guided nature walks, bird watching walks, informative tours, family-friendly events, workshops, and volunteer events.
-Horseback Riding: There are several stables in Warrenton that offer horseback riding lessons and trail rides. This is a great activity for all ages and a great way to explore the beautiful Virginia countryside!
-Old Town Warrenton: A visit to Old Town Warrenton is a great way to spend an afternoon or weekend. Park nearby and enjoy local shops, restaurants, breweries, and much more! Visit the Fauquier History Museum, Warrenton Branch Greenway, or one of the many other historic landmarks around downtown.
Spring is the perfect time to get outside and explore all that Warrenton has to offer! These are just a few of the outdoor activities available in our community. For more ideas, be sure to check out the Warrenton website, or visit our Living in Warrenton page for more information on the local area!