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G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Management Area

4,000 acres and many miles of natural-surface trails, located in Northwestern Fauquier County. Offers hunting; fishing in a 10-acre lake stocked with trout and populated with bass, catfish and sunfish; spectacular displays of wildflowers; and hiking on the Appalachian Trail. Horseback riding is permitted on the trails, but not recommended during hunting season.
Location: The lower portion of the area is accessible from I-66 at Markham by taking 688 north, or from U.S. Route 17, near Paris, on 688 south. The upper portion is reached from state Route 55 at Linden, north on Route 638 and a fire trail to the Davenport Tract.

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