Running Around Town:  Washington, D.C. 

Capital Crescent Trail (and the Georgetown Branch Trail)
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asphalt, mostly shaded, long graded hills
Segment
in Miles
Cumulative
Miles
Miles
Remaining
Trail head at Stewart St (near Silver Spring)   0.00 11.03
driveway for used car dealer 0.13 0.13 10.90
underpass for Lyttonsville Pl 0.11 0.24 10.79
BL at Capital Crescent Trail split 0.23 0.47 10.56
BR on sidewalk 0.06 0.53 10.50
R on Terrace Dr 0.08 0.61 10.42
Parking for OHR Kodesh Congregation & Meadowbrook Park 0.21 0.82 10.21
R on Freyman Dr 0.12 0.94 10.09
R on Rock Creek Trail; East-West Hwy and Meadowbrook Ln 0.05 0.99 10.04
water fountain (closed in winter) 0.11 1.10 9.93
OHR Kodesh Congegation & Meadowbrook Park parking 0.04 1.14 9.89
RR bridge underpass 0.21 1.35 9.68
wooden bridge over Rock Creek 0.20 1.55 9.48
L at TR X (Crescent connector) 0.04 1.59 9.44
L at Susanna La (unmarked) 0.15 1.74 9.29
L at Jones Mill Rd 0.17 1.91 9.12
XS at Jones Bridge Rd 0.02 1.93 9.10
R onto trail 0.03 1.96 9.07
wooden bridge 0.57 2.53 8.50
L at Connecticutt Ave 0.07 2.60 8.43
R to cross Connecticutte Ave at Chevy Chase Lake Dr 0.04 2.64 8.39
R on sidewalk/trail 0.02 2.66 8.37
BL as paved TR goes into woods; pavement ends 0.02 2.68 8.35
East-West Hwy underpass 0.71 3.39 7.64
tunnel begins 0.41 3.80 7.23
TR X on L; to Elm St Park 0.02 3.82 7.21
tunnel ends 0.19 4.01 7.02
R/L at Bethesda Ave/Woodmont X to cross 0.06 4.07 6.96
L trail; before car dealer 0.04 4.11 6.92
TR X on L cut through to parking lot 0.06 4.17 6.86
Mile Marker 3.5 0.09 4.26 6.77
TRX before bridge over Bradley 0.05 4.31 6.72
Little Falls Parkway (Bethesda Pool & Little Falls Trail on L 0.39 4.70 6.33
Mile Marker 4 0.05 4.75 6.28
Bridge over creek 0.04 4.79 6.24
Dorset Ave 0.24 5.03 6.00
Bridge over creek 0.12 5.15 5.88
Mile Marker 4.5; start BR for River Rd 0.10 5.25 5.78
End Bridge for River Rd 0.18 5.43 5.60
TR X on L  (unpaved) 0.17 5.60 5.43
plaque for Loughborough Mill (circa. 1830) 0.13 5.73 5.30
Mile Marker 5 0.02 5.75 5.28
Bridge over Massachusetts Ave 0.13 5.88 5.15
TR X on L to Little Falls Trail 0.03 5.91 5.12
TR X on L & R w/Stairs; L is to Battery Bailey 0.31 6.22 4.81
Mile Marker 5.5 0.02 6.24 4.79
TR X on R to Crossroads of the World 0.12 6.36 4.67
TR X to Little Falls Trail (paved on L, not on R) 0.37 6.73 4.30
Mile Marker 6 0.01 6.74 4.29
Bridge over Little Falls Trail 0.01 6.75 4.28
TR X on R to Little Falls Trail (unpaved, uphill) 0.08 6.83 4.20
Metal heavy bridge; Dalecarlia on L 0.06 6.89 4.14
Tunnel under MacArthur begins 0.07 6.96 4.07
Tunnel under MacArthur ends 0.07 7.03 4.00
begin wooden bridge 0.21 7.24 3.79
end wooden bridge 0.05 7.29 3.74
Montgomery County/DC Line (sign) 0.12 7.41 3.62
TR X on R (unpaved) to Brookmont 0.02 7.43 3.60
TR X on L to Norton St and Potomac Ave 0.06 7.49 3.54
Mile Marker 7 0.24 7.73 3.30
TR X on L to Potomac Ave 0.14 7.87 3.16
Mile Marker 7.5 0.36 8.23 2.80
TR X on L to Potomac Ave & begin trestle bridge 0.15 8.38 2.65
trestle ends & TRX on R to C&O towpath 0.08 8.46 2.57
Mile Marker 8 at wood railings 0.27 8.73 2.30
nearest ramp to Fletcher's Boathouse 0.20 8.93 2.10
first ramp to Fletcher's Boathouse 0.09 9.02 2.01
Mile Marker 8.5 0.22 9.24 1.79
Mile Marker 9 0.50 9.74 1.29
TR X on L to C&O towpath 0.16 9.90 1.13
Mile Mark 9.5 0.33 10.23 0.80
Glover Archbold Trail on L 0.43 10.66 0.37
Mile Marker 1 (10?) 0.07 10.73 0.30
poles mark trail end 0.30 11.03 0.00
  Total 11.03    
 

 


About Running Around Town 1999. Nadim Ahmed

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Last modified: September 26, 2006