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NPS Announces New Trail In Virginia

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The Warrenton Branch Greenway is the only Virginia trail on the list announced Thursday by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis.

The trail stretches 1.48 miles along a portion of the old Warrenton Branch, a spur of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad line. Completed in 1852, the spur was in service for 136 years. Now it's regarded as a good trail for learning how to ride a bike, skate or just get some fresh air.

The national trail system now includes more than 1,200 trails stretching more than 15,000 miles. The newly designated trails will receive a certificate of designation and a set of trail markers.

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