Bike the Mt. Vernon Trail

Rate this Adventure 14 miles  - Point-to-Point Trail

Added by Stephen Catalano

Easygoing, flat, and scenic bike ride along the Potomac River with views of Washington D.C.

Start your ride at the Teddy Roosevelt Island parking area and head southbound towards Mt. Vernon. You'll be riding next to the Potomac the entire time, with great views of the National Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, and the Memorial Bridge. The ride is as long as you want to make it, but a great ride is to Old Town Alexandria and back (14 miles total)! You can stop for lunch in Old Town at one of the many great restaurants or smoothie shops. 

Teddy Roosevelt Island parking area fills very quickly on the weekends, so arrive early!

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Fitness
Cycling
Chillin
Running
Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area
River
Romantic
Scenic

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