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Fort Circle Hiker-Biker Trail

Intermediate

Trail

6.3 mile 10.2 kilometer point to point
96% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 422' 129 m
Descent: -686' -209 m
High: 284' 87 m
Low: 19' 6 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by Ned R

A 6-mile trail through urban woods in SE Washington DC.

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Need to Know

There are no restrooms or trash bins along the trail.

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More info on the full trail and a map here.

Description

The Fort Circle Hiker-Biker Trail, part of the larger Civil War Defenses of Washington, begins across Erie Street SE from the Anacostia Community Museum. It's easy to follow through the woods. There are a lot of ups and down; it's not a huge amount of elevation change, but you do climb and drop a bit.

Be prepared for the road crossings, there's one about every mile or less.

Flora & Fauna

The trail is through the woods, except for the road crossings. I've seen deer occasionally.

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