#3 Take A Hike

Burke Centre Walking Trail

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.

~Thomas Jefferson

Burke consists of hills and forested areas that provide scenic views not common in the Washington D.C. suburbs.  Hiking in Burke is not only great exercise, it’s the perfect way to explore and enjoy the scenery.

Chances are, if you Live in Burke™, you’re near a sidewalk or walking trail. Your walk could be for exercise, leisure or purpose. Many people incorporate walking into their daily commuting routine.

Burke Centre, a large planned community, boasts 30 miles of paved walking trails among their amenities.  HERE is a great link to maps of the Burke Centre trails. There is even one that leads to the Burke Centre VRE.

Map My Walk, a popular fitness site that uses real-time GPS, has over 60 google walking maps/routes listed for Burke.

Take advantage of this often overlooked benefit of Burke!

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