5 Adventures to Experience Along the LoCo Ale Trail


Uncover all the adventures that Loudoun County, Virginia has to offer on your journey along the LoCo Ale Trail.

Go ziplining through the tree tops

Unique adventures await at Empower in Middleburg. Take an exhilarating trip through the Loudoun countryside. Experience the thrill of flying with five zip lines ranging from 275 to 670 feet long spanning over 20 acres!

Paddle the Potomac

Whether you want to try whitewater rafting through the rapids, kayaking or canoeing on the riverside, or even a relaxing tubing float - we have you covered! Bring your own kayak or canoe to the Algonkian Regional Park in Sterling. Their parking and boat launch is an excellent entry point to explore the Potomac River. Or head out to the Harpers Ferry Adventure Center in Purcellville where you can rent all equipment for a day on the water and even take guided tours through the river. With multiple choices, there is something for every skill level!

Hike to a scenic overlook

With a large variety of trails for beginners or avid hikers, Loudoun offers several beautiful parks and overlooks that are sure to provide you with miles of motivational scenery on your active hikes or walks!

Where to Hike

Brews Less than 10mins from Bears Den

Bike along the W&OD Trail

A popular 45-mile trail in Northern Virginia, the W&OD runs from Shirlington to Purcellville and offers a paved path the entire way. In Loudoun, you can catch the trail in Sterling, Ashburn, Leesburg or Purcellville – creating perfect access points to many bikeable brews! With plenty of breweries just steps from the trail, you really can’t go wrong!

Under 5mins from the W&OD Trail in Ashburn

Under 5mins from the W&OD Trail in Sterling

Play one-of-a-kind games

Experience the thrill of sky-diving, a high-tech driving range to practice your swing, or the excitement of solving a puzzle of mystery! Loudoun’s fun entertainment and game options are sure to provide a unique flare to your trip!