NOVA Parks Website on the W&OD

Parking along the W&OD in Loudoun County

Sterling / Route 28

Accessible by taking either of two routes from Route 28:
(1) Waxpool Road (Route 625) — Take Route 28 to Waxpool Road westbound, turn right onto Pacific Boulevard, pass over the W&OD bridge and turn left into the parking lot access road.
(2) Nokes Boulevard (Route 1793) — Take Route 28 to Nokes Boulevard westbound, turn left onto Pacific Boulevard and turn right into the parking lot access road just prior to the W & OD Trail bridge.

Sterling/Pacific Boulevard

Parking for horse trailers is available at this location and, during the summer as well as on weekends during the school year, at Loudoun County High School and Loudoun Valley High School.

Ashburn

A 40-car parking lot for W&OD Trail users is located opposite the Carolina Brothers BBQ at the intersection with Ashburn Road in Loudoun County (near milage marker 27.5).

Cochran Mill Road - Leesburg

Take Route 7 west into Leesburg, turn left onto Sycolin Road. Turn immediately right into the parking lot for the Douglass Community Center and park in the rear of the building. The trail is directly behind the building through the picnic area.

Leesburg West

Take Route 7 west into Leesburg past the Douglass Community Center and turn left on Catoctin Circle. Follow that road until you turn left on Dry Mill Road. Turn immediately right into the parking lot of Loudoun County High School. The trail is several hundred yards further down Catoctin Circle. Only for parking on weekends during the school year. Horseback riders are requested to clean up after their horses in the parking lot.

Purcellville

Take Route 7 West. Exit the Bypass at Route 287; turn left. Turn right onto Hirst Road, then left on Maple Street. Turn left into the parking lot of Loudoun Valley High School. Only for parking on weekends during the school year. Horseback riders are requested to clean up after their horses in the parking lot.

Purcellville West

Route 7 to exit for Route 287. Go south to Purcellville. Turn right onto business Route 7 (“the Pike”). Turn right onto Hatcher Street, right into gravel parking lot at trail.