Running Around Town:  Washington, D.C. 

Rock Creek Hiker-Biker Trail (Blagden Rd to Thompson Boat Center)
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Asphalt, partially wooded, flat
Segment in Miles Cumulative Miles Miles Remaining
Broad Branch Rd/Blagden Rd/Beach Dr; BR in parking lot   0.00 4.61
End Parking; begin paved trail 0.08 0.08 4.53
Pierce Mill; sign post & parking 0.20 0.28 4.33
wooden bridge 0.04 0.32 4.29
underpass for Tilden St 0.03 0.35 4.26
water fountain (closed in winter) 0.05 0.40 4.21
Hazen Bridge over Rock Creek 0.05 0.45 4.16
Bluff Bridge over Rock Creek 0.30 0.75 3.86
Western Ridge Trail on R 0.03 0.78 3.83
underpass for Porter St/Beach Dr ramp 0.18 0.96 3.65
TR X on R (paved to Porter St) 0.06 1.02 3.59
underpass for Porter St &  Kingle Ford Bridge (trestle) for trail 0.05 1.07 3.54
underpass for Zoo parking 0.53 1.60 3.01
Zoo entrance 0.05 1.65 2.96
Tunnel entrance on L (CAUTION if using Tunnel) 0.17 1.82 2.79
gate (5/1-9/15 6AM-8PM); (9/16-4/30 6AM-6PM); closed 12/25 0.01 1.83 2.78
road (unmarked; for Zoo) 0.22 2.05 2.56
gate (5/1-9/15 6AM-8PM); (9/16-4/30 6AM-6PM); closed 12/25 0.25 2.30 2.31
Tunnel exit on L & bridge (narrow) 0.01 2.31 2.30
underpass for Calvert St 0.08 2.39 2.22
underpass for Connecticut Ave 0.14 2.53 2.08
Rock Creek Pkwy/Connecticut Ave ramp 0.04 2.57 2.04
TR X on R (unpaved) 0.10 2.67 1.94
Parkway Trail head on R & Shoreham Hill Bridge 0.07 2.74 1.87
underpass for Massachusetts Ave 0.32 3.06 1.55
Devils Chair Bridge 0.46 3.52 1.09
underpass for Q St; indian heads on side of bridge 0.21 3.73 0.88
TR X on R (unpaved) 0.07 3.80 0.81
underpass for P St 0.02 3.82 0.79
Rock Creek Pkwy/P St ramp 0.05 3.87 0.74
underpass for M St 0.41 4.28 0.33
underpass for Pennsylvania Ave 0.06 4.34 0.27
Rock Creek Pkwy/Pennsylvania Ave ramp 0.04 4.38 0.23
C&O Canal Towpath on R (red brick & sign) 0.01 4.39 0.22
underpass for Whitehurst Freeway 0.06 4.45 0.16
ramp to/from Water St from Rock Creek Pkwy 0.03 4.48 0.13
underpass for Whitehurst Freeway 0.03 4.51 0.10
ramp from Water St to Rock Creek Pkwy 0.02 4.53 0.08
parking (Thompson Boat Center/Watergate) 0.08 4.61 0.00
  Total 4.61    
 

 


About Running Around Town 1999. Nadim Ahmed

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Last modified: September 26, 2006