Self-Guided Tours

photo: bicyclist on trailThese loop rides cover most areas of Arlington County. They are good for a Saturday morning ride, after-work stress reliever, or even a lunchtime ride:

East Falls Church/Westover Tour

photo: bike trailEnjoy the lovely, historic Washington And Old Dominion (W&OD) Railroad Trail. 5.5 miles of moderately hilly off-street trails & secondary roads. Highlights: Madison Manor Park, Westover playground, Westover Library, Westover Shopping Center, Tuckahoe Park, East Falls Church Park and Capital mile marker stone. Tour map (PDF, 655 KB, Adobe Reader required)


Potomac Overlook Tour

Scenic route through Arlington's piedmont. 6.3 miles of hilly, off-street trail and bike lanes on secondary roads. Highlights: Potomac Overlook Park and Nature Center, Gulf Branch Nature Center, Madison Community Center, Marymount University and Donaldson Run. Tour map (PDF, 745 KB, Adobe Reader required)

Heart of Arlington Tour

Visit quaint neighborhoods and parks. 10 miles of mostly flat off-street trails and neighborhood streets. Highlights: Washington & Lee High School, Bluemont Park, Glencarlyn Park, Alcova Heights Park, Thomas Jefferson Community Center, Alcova Heights Park, and the Clarendon shopping, restaurants and Metrorail station. Short side trips can take you to Central Library, the Arlington Arts Center and the County's Courthouse complex. Tour map (PDF, 1.8 MB, Adobe Reader required)

Lubber Run - Barcroft Tour

photo: bike-pedestrian bridgeScenic travel through the lush and natural Four Mile Run and Lubber Run watersheds. 5.6 miles of mostly flat off-street trails and neighborhood streets. Highlights: Lubber Run Park and amphitheater, Glencarlyn Park, Carlin Springs, Barcroft Park, Arlington Career Center, Columbia Pike Library, and Thomas Jefferson Community Center. Tour map (PDF, 1.1 MB, Adobe Reader required)

Arlington Ridge - Aurora Highlands Tour

An easy tour of tidal Four Mile Run and south Arlington. 5.8 miles of flat, mostly off-street trails and neighborhood streets. Highlights: Four Mile Run, Pentagon City and Crystal City shopping areas, Virginia Highlands Park, Arlington Visitor Center/Aurora Hills Library, and the Arlington Historical Society Museum. Tour map (PDF, 1 MB, Adobe Reader required)

Grand Tour of Arlington

photo: trail and rail crossingAn entertaining loop around the County. 18.2 miles of mostly flat off-street trails with a few hills. Highlights: the Potomac River shore, Theodore Roosevelt Island, Washington National Airport, the Shirlington shopping area, Four Mile Run, Barcroft Park, Glencarlyn Park, Bluemont Park, Bon Air Park and Rose Garden, and Rosslyn's Gateway Park. Short side trips can be made to Rosslyn's Freedom Park, Arlington Cemetery, Fort Myer and the Iwo Jima Memorial. Tour map (PDF, 2.6 MB, Adobe Reader required)

The Arlington History Ride

A self-guided tour of Arlington for bikers and hikers. 25.6 miles, with 12 stops. More information.

Did You Know?

Each U.S. rush-hour auto commuter spends an average of 50 hours a year stuck in traffic.

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

National Walking Day

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Workshop: W&OD Bridge Over Lee Hwy.

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Arlington Mill Trail
Ballston Connector
Bluemont Connector
CC Connector
Clarendon EB bike lane
Custis Bon Air Park
Custis Rosslyn
Fairfax EB bike lane
Joyce St NB
Joyce St SB
Key Bridge East
Key Bridge West
Military NB bike lane
Military SB bike lane
MVT Airport South
Quincy NB bike lane
Quincy SB bike lane
Roosevelt Bridge
Rosslyn Bikeometer
TR Island Bridge
WOD Bon Air Park
WOD Bon Air West
WOD Columbia Pike
WOD East Falls Church
Wilson WB bike lane

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