Running Around Town:  Washington, D.C. 

Rock Creek Park - Valley Trail (DC/MD Border to Pulpit Rock)
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Natural surface, wooded, both flat (northern) & very hilly (southern) sections; blue blazes
Segment in Miles Cumulative Miles Miles Remaining
Valley Trail and Western Ridge Trail Head; DC/MD Border Parking   0.00 4.73
Western Ridge Trail at parking 0.01 0.01 4.72
Boundary Bridge 0.03 0.04 4.69
Trail X 0.02 0.06 4.67
Boundary trail X ? on L 0.13 0.19 4.54
Boundary trail X ? on L 0.01 0.20 4.53
Trail X ramp to West Beach Dr 0.46 0.66 4.07
West Beach Dr underpass 0.04 0.70 4.03
Trail X ramp to West Beach Dr & wooden bridge 0.04 0.74 3.99
Trail X side TR on L 0.13 0.87 3.86
rock cliff, begin climb 0.10 0.97 3.76
Pine TR X 0.33 1.30 3.43
Trail X on R for overlook 0.08 1.38 3.35
Trail X to Riley Spring Bridge; sign 1.6 to Military Rd & 1.4 back to Boundary Br 0.10 1.48 3.25
wooden bog bridge 0.10 1.58 3.15
Holly Trail on L 0.33 1.91 2.82
TR to Sherrill Dr splits-off to L 0.06 1.97 2.76
underpass Sherril Dr 0.02 1.99 2.74
TR from Sherrill Dr merges from L 0.02 2.01 2.72
Whittier Trail X on L 0.03 2.04 2.69
TR X on R to Rolling Meadow Bridge 0.33 2.37 2.36
wooden bridge & side trail to Milkhouse Ford on R 0.27 2.64 2.09
wooden bridge 0.18 2.82 1.91
TR X on R to bathroom (open year-round) 0.01 2.83 1.90
BL at open area near Beach Dr & parking (picnic 6) 0.11 2.94 1.79
L on Beach Dr; trail is on road; Military Rd underpass 0.17 3.11 1.62
Joyce Rd 0.12 3.23 1.50
paved trail ends 0.02 3.25 1.48
Park Police Station on road 0.15 3.40 1.33
R at wooden bridge to stay on Valley Trail 0.29 3.69 1.04
Trail X on R to Rapids Bridge on R 0.21 3.90 0.83
Trail X to Boulder Bridge on R 0.43 4.33 0.40
Pulpit Rock & Theodore Roosevelt Trail 0.40 4.73 0.00
 
  Total 4.73    
 

 


About Running Around Town 1999. Nadim Ahmed

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Last modified: September 26, 2006