There are over five miles of hiking trails in the park plus access to a paved, multiuse trail that is ideal for biking. This trail runs from the parks picnic area through the National Wildlife Refuge, bringing bikers to Gunston Road where it joins up with another bike path.
The Bay View Trail is a 1 mile, easy interpretive trail that is accessible from the picnic area and forms a loop, taking hikers over several boardwalks as they pass through marshes along Belmont Bay and into mature hardwood forest. The trail is an excellent resource for parents and educators with comprehensive interpretive signs along the way. The trail tells the story of the impact of clean watershed on the health of the entire Chesapeake Bay. The trail also features a bird blind and access to the Wilson Spring Trail.
The Beach Trail is a .3 mile, handicap accessible that runs from the Visitor Center to the campfire program overlook with views of the bay. A portion of the trail is paved making passage especially easy. At the end of the trail opposite the Visitor Center the pavement ends at a set of steps that descend to the beach.
The Dogue Trail gets its name from the Dogue Indians who inhabited this area. Native Americans first populated the region about 12,500 to 13,000 years before first contact. Some of the earliest recorded history of the area was by Captain John Smith in 1608, he wrote of his meeting with the Dogue Indians and charted the chief's village of Tauxenent on his map of Virginia. At the time, the area now known as Mason Neck, was referred to as Doggs Island and Doeg Neck. The Dogue Indians were agricultural people as well as hunter-gatherers. They lived in villages, towns and farms along the banks of the rivers around the peninsula. This short, easy trail loops through a quiet and peaceful wooded area of the park set back from the shoreline.
The High Point Trail is three miles long and is located along High Point Road, traversing Gunston Hall, Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge and Mason Neck State Park. The trail allows visitors using the Gunston Road Trail to easily connect to the National Wildlife Refuge and Mason Neck State Park
The Kane's Creek Trail is a 1.20 mile, easy trail that is accessible from the Visitor Center, Eagle Spur Trail, and the Wilson Spring Trail. The trail passes through hardwood forest as it makes a loop, bringing hikers to a bird blind and offering unlimited opportunities for bird-watching.
The Wilson Spring Trail is a .79 mile easy connecting trail that passes through the woods as it connects Kane's Creek Trail to the Bay View Trail. The trail makes it especially easy for wildlife enthusiasts to access the park's two primary wildlife viewing trails.
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