Warrenton Branch Greenway

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Trail Distance: 1.5 miles
Time Estimate: 20 min +
Elevation Gain: 87 feet
Leash Rule: On Leash
Difficulty: Easy
Parking: Free
Route Type: Point-to-point
Restroom: Unknown
Description

The Warrenton Branch Greenway is a pawesome paved trail that welcomes dogs on-leash. This 1.5-mile point-to-point trail is a very popular place to walk dogs, and as you go along the trail, you’ll pass by tons of interesting sites!

Warrenton Branch Greenway has two trailheads: one at Old Meetze Road and one at 4th Street, which is right near Old Town Warrenton. Both trailheads have plenty of parking, and the trailhead at 4th Street also has a park plaza and a historic caboose you can check out with your pup before you start walking.

As you go along the trail, you’ll walk through a quiet suburban neighborhood, and you’ll pass numerous local businesses. You’ll also go through beautiful wooded areas that are filled with wildflowers in the spring, and you’ll cross two wooden bridges that take you over busy roadways.

If you want to learn more about the railroad that used to run through Warrenton, there are interpretive signs along the trail. If you or your dog need a break during your walk, there are benches throughout the trail where you can relax and enjoy the scenery.

Dog waste stations are available all along Warrenton Branch Greenway, but you’ll want to bring water for you and your dog with you. There are also some portions of the trail that have limited shade.

Locals note that the trail is well-maintained, making it pawfect for dog walkers. Prepare to meet other four-legged friends along your trek -- this path tends to get a little crowded in the summer!

Warrenton Branch Greenway is a mostly flat, paved trail that you and your dog will both have fun exploring. This trail is a great place to go for a short but scenic walk with your dog. Remember to clean up after your pup while you’re walking on the trail, and enjoy spending the day with your pup on this furtastic greenway!

Trail Features
Easy Incline
Wildflowers, Scenic
Cautions & Considerations

Be sure to bring water for you and your dog with you on the trail. Be aware that shade is limited on some parts of the trail, so make sure to keep your dog hydrated when you’re walking through these sections. Also, make sure to keep your dog on-leash the whole time you’re on this trail.

Address
4th Street
Warrenton, VA 20186
Hours
Mon 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Tue 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Wed 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Thu 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Fri 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Sat 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Sun 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
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Address
4th Street
Warrenton, VA 20186
Hours
Mon 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Tue 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Wed 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Thu 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Fri 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Sat 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Sun 5:45 AM - 8:30 PM