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We wanted to rent bikes but decided to walk at the last moment, and had a fantastic experience. It was a slightly hot day but the trail has shades and we never felt hot. We started from Bethesda and walked to Georgetown. It took us...More
A hidden gem in DC! This paved path is great for running/walking and cycling, and it has mile markers every half mile. Flush toilets at Fletcher Cove, where the free parking lots are. Running parallel for a bit is the C&O towpath for those who...More
If you are the type that likes to explore new sites, great nature, sightseeing from unusual spots, you should enter the Capital Crescent Trail.
You can access from downtown DC to go up to North Bethesda, MD
I visited the trail last week, with great...More
The Capital Crescent Trail from Bethesda to Georgetown is an very accessible trail for bikers at most levels. Riding to Georgetown in pretty easy, slight downhill incline most of the way. You can make a day of it in Georgetown or just have lunch at...More
The trail runs from Northern Washington all the way to Georgetown and even the Lincoln monument. It only crosses roads for a tiny fraction of the way so is very family friendly. From the north it is all downhill and easy going. As it approaches...More
Love this 7 mile long trail thru pretty bridges and next to nice quaint neighborhoods. I felt safe on this busy trail even when it got dark plus the entrance is near the Bethesda Row are so you can finish up and go grab a...More
This trail is a much used and much needed pedestrian conduit between Silver Spring / Bethesda to Georgetown. I used it for running and biking. If I lived there for longer, I would likely have used it for commuting. Save the Trail!
I have biked along the Capital Crescent Trail many times and each time love it all over again. The nature around which the trail is wrapped is magnificent, and the trail itself, with the exception of the stretch between Bethesda and Silver Spring, is paved....More