Thursday, February 28, 2013

Extended Use Hours for Trail

New signs have appeared along the trail announcing extended hours and rules for using the trail during those hours--lights and reflectors for both cyclists and walkers.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Saturday, April 27 Event

Paul's Ride for Life Ride a 10-, 20-, or 50-mile course along the Washington & Old Dominion Trail, between Reston and Purcellville, for the fifth annual Paul's Ride for Life, a WABA event partnership. Registration starts at 7 a.m. at Reston Town Center. Registration proceeds and donations will go to the Wasington Regional Transplant Community. Date: Sat., April 27 Time: 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Location: Reston Town Center

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Railroad history and pictures

A new book on the W&OD railroad has been issued. “Images of Rail: Washington & Old Dominion Railroad” written by David A. Guillaudeu with the forward by Paul E. McCray (former Park Manager). The book contains a great history of the railroad and lots of pictures. It is well worth checking out.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

March 24th Trail Event in Falls Church

5th annual Walter L. Mess W&OD TRAIL 5K Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 4:00 pm On Washington & Old Dominion Trail from Oak Street to Shreve Road to Little Falls Street and back Start & finish at American Legion Post 130 400 North Oak Street, Falls Church, Virginia In honor of the 100th birthday of Walter L. Mess, chairman emeritus of Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority