Overview of Route
Urban Hills

 

Ride Profile

Ride Name:

Urban Hills  (aka Hill Ride #3 plus Kay's Barcroft Hills)

Start Point:

Lyon Village Shopping Center, Spout Run & Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA

Description:

Not for the faint of heart nor feeble of thigh, this is HARD!  If you don't have time to drive to Skyline, this may serve as an acceptable substitute.  Many variations are possible with different starting points.  the trail section can be replaced with the Lyon Village-Barcroft stretch of Another Barcroft with a start at Thomas Jefferson Community Center.  Best done early on a weekend or early morning in summer.

Mileage:

66.1

Last updated:

12/04  Lynn Kristianson

Terrain:

Very hilly around Lake Barcroft and north Arlington, with some flat sections of the W&OD and through Falls Church streets.

Surface:

Mostly quiet suburban streets with a few bike path connectors.

 

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