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63 mi 101 km of trail 7 Runs

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gem Favorite Catch a view of the sky

Planetarium Programs

(3) Washington, DC
gem Favorite Catch a view of the sky

Discovery Hunt

(1) Washington, DC
gem Favorite Peirce Mill

Peirce Mill

(6) Washington, DC

Runs in Northwest Washington, DC - 7

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Favorite View of Rock Creek from the Valley Trail
Intermediate

Rock Creek Park Loop: Western Ridge to Valley Trails

8.8 mi 14.2 km • Loop • 484 ft Ascent 147.49 m Ascent

(23) Washington, DC
Favorite From Whitehaven Trail turnoff to Wesley Heights Trail to Battery Kimble
Easy/Intermediate

Glover-Archbold Trail

3.0 mi 4.9 km • Point to Point • 370 ft Ascent 112.89 m Ascent

(7) Washington, DC
Favorite Western Ridge Trail
Easy/Intermediate

Boulder Bridge Loop

3.1 mi 5.0 km • Loop • 270 ft Ascent 82.22 m Ascent

(8) Washington, DC
Favorite View of Rock Creek from the Valley Trail
Intermediate

Valley Trail - Entire Length

5.4 mi 8.6 km • Point to Point • 293 ft Ascent 89.24 m Ascent

(6) Silver…, MD
Favorite Western Ridge Trail Moderate (upper). Some trunk-jumping and semi-steep descent/ascents.
Easy

TRACK Trail

1.9 mi 3.1 km • Out and Back • 19 ft Ascent 5.66 m Ascent

(4) Washington, DC
Favorite Capitol stones in Rock Creek Park.
Easy/Intermediate

Rapids Bridge Loop

2.0 mi 3.1 km • Loop • 241 ft Ascent 73.47 m Ascent

(2) Washington, DC
Favorite White-tailed deer in Rock Creek Park.
Easy/Intermediate

Milkhouse Ford Loop

1.7 mi 2.7 km • Loop • 253 ft Ascent 77.07 m Ascent

(1) Washington, DC

Trails in Northwest Washington, DC - 33

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7.3 mi 11.8 km #1Capitol Crescent Trail
Easy
Bethesda, MD
Easy
7.3 mi 11.8 km Bethesda, MD
4.8 mi 7.8 km #2Custis Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Washington, DC
Easy/Intermediate
4.8 mi 7.8 km Washington, DC
3.1 mi 5.0 km #3Valley Trail - North
Intermediate
Washington, DC
Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.0 km Washington, DC
1.6 mi 2.5 km #4Black Horse Trail (South)
Intermediate
Washington, DC
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.5 km Washington, DC
3.7 mi 6.0 km #5Western Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Silver Spring, MD
Intermediate
3.7 mi 6.0 km Silver Spring, MD
2.1 mi 3.3 km #6Valley Trail - South
Intermediate
Washington, DC
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.3 km Washington, DC
1.2 mi 1.9 km #7Battery-Kemble Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Washington, DC
Intermediate/Difficult
1.2 mi 1.9 km Washington, DC
1.0 mi 1.6 km #8Melvin C. Hazen Trail
Intermediate
Washington, DC
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Washington, DC
0.9 mi 1.4 km #9Normanstone Trail
Easy
Washington, DC
Easy
0.9 mi 1.4 km Washington, DC
1.8 mi 3.0 km #10Bike Trail #5 - Klingle Road Bridge South
Easy
Washington, DC
Easy
1.8 mi 3.0 km Washington, DC
0.9 mi 1.4 km #11Soapstone Valley Foot Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Washington, DC
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Washington, DC
9.2 mi 14.8 km #12Potomac Heritage NST Section
Easy
Washington, DC
Easy
9.2 mi 14.8 km Washington, DC
0.9 mi 1.5 km #13Dumbarton Oaks Path
Intermediate
Washington, DC
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Washington, DC
0.6 mi 0.9 km #14Battery-Kemble West Trail
Easy
Washington, DC
Easy
0.6 mi 0.9 km Washington, DC
0.4 mi 0.6 km #15Piney Branch Foot Trail
Easy
Washington, DC
Easy
0.4 mi 0.6 km Washington, DC
0.6 mi 0.9 km #16Holly Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Washington, DC
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Washington, DC
0.3 mi 0.5 km #17Pine Trail
Easy
Washington, DC
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Washington, DC
1.3 mi 2.1 km #18Pinehurst Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Washington, DC
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Washington, DC
1.8 mi 2.9 km #19White Horse Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Washington, DC
Easy/Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Washington, DC
0.5 mi 0.8 km #20Fort DeRussy Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Washington, DC
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Washington, DC

Photos of Northwest Washington, DC - 51

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Western Ridge Trail Moderate (upper). Some trunk-jumping and semi-steep descent/ascents.
Mar 23, 2019 near Washington, DC
Melvin Hazen Trail between Conn. Ave & Rock Creek Park. Several rock-hopping stream crossings required.
Mar 23, 2019 near Washington, DC
BK West of Glover-Archbold Path connector
Mar 11, 2019 near Washington, DC
Whitehave Trail Entrance runs along stream draining into Rock Creek. Frequent use by NPS Mounted Corps.
Mar 11, 2019 near Washington, DC
Fork off Dumbarton Oaks Path joins Normanstone Trail connecting to Massachusettes Ave
Mar 11, 2019 near Washington, DC
Heading south from Calvert Street Trail entrance
Mar 11, 2019 near Washington, DC
Small stream waterfalls along the Melvin C. Hazen Trail, Nov. 2018.
Dec 12, 2018 near Washington, DC
View of Rock Creek from the Valley Trail
Jan 9, 2015 near Washington, DC

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