The George Washington National Forest is home to all 26 rides in this guide, where the terrain ranges from smooth, twisting single track to technical boulder fields. Just hours from Washingon, DC and other mid-Atlantic metro areas, this scenic and challenging mountain biking destination is out of the way but not out of reach.
Routes range from the delightfully easy, 7-mile "Blue Suck Run" ride to the stone staircase and craggy pinnacle of the challenging 16-mile "North Mountain" ride. Each route description includes a detailed map, directions to the starting point, mileage, estimated riding time, trail highlights, and elevation profile.
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Trails from the "Off The Beaten Track Volume V: A Guide to Mountain Biking in Northern Virginia" Guide Book