Fauquier County Highpoint Trip Report

Date: May 25, 2004
Author: Don Desrosiers

Other directions are reasonable. There is a lot of construction going on in this area, so be careful. The road in question is directly across from Alleghaney Way. Walk up the hill to the obvious HP. The old Tri-county Fire Tower is gone.

For a nice walk, you could park at the first Wildlife Area parking lot (on the right), go down the blue blazed trail for 10 minutes, turn left on the Appalachian Trail, then left onto the blue-blazed Tri-county Fire Tower trail. This brings you up to the tower area from the southeast. All of this is or was at one time part of the Appalachian Trail.