The Bluemont Junction Trail is a 1.3 mile paved trail branch off the Washington and Old Dominion Trail (W&OD) and marks the spot where the Southern railroad met another line from Rosslyn. This shady trail connects Bluemont Park to Ballston.
Visitors will find the Bluemont Park entrance and parking lot at 601 W. Manchester Street in Arlington, VA. The park boasts picnic areas, playgrounds, ball parks and of course the trail. Enjoy!
The trail can be accessed from Bluemont Park from one of two parking lots. Traveling West from DC on US Highway 50 - turn right onto N. Manchester. Follow .25 mile until the road dead ends - turn right into the parking lot. Or from Ballston - travel south west on Wilson Boulevard and turn left on N. Manchester. Take an immediate left into the parking lot.
This is a short trail that's used as a connection between the W&OD trail and the Custis trail, as well as by families in the nearby Bluemont neighborhood. There are benches and some nearby playing fields, but nothing particularly unique. A great general-use ...