Looking for a place for a long walk with your dog? Visit Purcellville’s Loudoun Valley neighborhood, about seven miles from Bluemont. This area is the western genesis of the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Trail, or “W&OD” as the locals call it. At 45 miles long, you and your leashed dog will have all the miles you need for some quality time and exercise. The paved, multiuse trail will take you through some woofderful scenery including stands of towering hardwoods, stretches of cherry blossom trees, farmland and residential areas. There are mile marker posts every half mile, too. Be sure to bring plenty of water for you and your dog. Access this pawesome trail at the Purcellville Train Depot in this neighborhood.