Virginia, on the Atlantic Ocean, hosts a large part of the Appalachian Trail, some 550 miles.
Other lengthy long distance trails passing through Virginia are the East Coast Greenway, the Eastern Continental Trail and the Great Eastern Trail.
The Tuscarora Trail is 252 miles long, and besides Virginia, it runs across Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Also with West Virginia, it shares the Allegheny Trail, 330 miles.
Parks of interest for hiking are the Shenandoah National Park and Jefferson National Forest, both in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and the Washington National Forest.