Washington, DC

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31 mi 49 km

Hikes

62 mi 100 km

Trails
Gems
5 Gems

Easy Trails
28 Trails
Intermediate Trails
7 Trails
Hard Trails
0 Trails

Visiting Tips

Most of the rides in this region are rideable all year round. The Frederick Watershed, Gambrel State Park, Emmitsburg, and trails in the George Washington National Forest tend to do better when conditions are wet in other area trails. MORE has a "trail status" page which is updated by local riders, please check it, or better yet, submit your trail reports to alert other users of trail conditions.

Food & Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Protein Bar Fantastic selection, amazing high-energy food in a bright clean venue
Oyamel Cocina Mexicana This Mexican playground from creator Jose Andres is a trailblazer. Thanks to recent expansion next door, it's also more comfortable than ever.
Wiseguy NY Pizza Most authentic NY pizza I have had in DC. It's delicious. They also have EXCELLENT garlic knots - an impossible find in DC.
Daikaya High-5 the manager Eddie for wearing a Hugh & Crye shirt.
Roti Mediterranean Grill Great customer service. Had to wait three minutes for rice, so they offered me a free drink and cookie to make up for it!
Beef N' Bread Cali beef or Cali turkey. Amazing sandwiches with delicious crispy bacon.
Shake Shack The newest Shack in DC has all the goodness you expect from the joint. The Shack Burger, Shack Stack, Smokeshack. But only here can you get the Astro Doughnut-infused concrete, Doughnuts are Forever.
800 F St NW, Washington D.C. — (202) 800-9930
a baked joint Don't miss the biscuit with chesse and egg. It is happiness
440 K St NW, Washington D.C. — (202) 408-6985
Central Michel Richard Best bets: lobster and tuna burgers in addition to the beef standard. The fried chicken is also incredible.
Pi Pizzeria Their deep dish “The Kirkwood” cops ingredients like mozzarella, Italian meatballs, and red peppers, presumably named for what Shatner gets every time he hears someone mention deep dish pizza.
910 F St NW, Washington D.C. — (202) 393-5484
Nando's PERi-PERi This Nando's location is hands down the best in the area - the staff are super sweet
CAVA Very fresh. All the meats look great. Had the falafel-- pretty good. Yummy house made sauces, sides & drinks (eg. honey basil green tea).
707 H St NW, Washington D.C. — (202) 719-0111
Matchbox Vintage Pizza Bistro If God ate pizza, He'd eat at matchbox. At the fucking bar. And He'd cuss because God rocks you. I reccommend the following bartenders: Shannon, Laura, Eric and I'm warming up to Lauren and Lindsey.
713 H St NW, Washington D.C. — (202) 289-4441
Shouk Everything!!
655 K St NW, Washington D.C. — (202) 652-1464
Dolcezza Gelato at CityCenterDC A pretty wide selection of stumptown coffee products available at this location. Best seating of any dolcezza in town.
sweetgreen best salads ever. cesar reggiano is a classic and delicious :)
Indigo If you ever choose TD Burger over this place, you've failed as a human.
243 K St NE, Washington D.C. — (202) 544-4777
Old Ebbitt Grill Raw Bar HH will change your life
El Rinconcito Cafe Nachos so good you'll slap your mamacita.
Campono Their gourmet pizzas and subs are at affordable prices and its a nice place to eat before a show

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4.8 mi 7.8 km
#1 Custis Trail
Washington, DC
4.8 mi 7.8 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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Bethesda, MD
7.2 mi 11.6 km Bethesda, MD
Unknown
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Washington, DC
3.0 mi 4.9 km Washington, DC
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry
7 days ago
Washington, DC
1.6 mi 2.5 km Washington, DC
Minor Issues
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Some Mud
51 days ago
18.9 mi 30.4 km
#5 Mount Vernon Trail
Washington, D.C., DC
18.9 mi 30.4 km Washington, D.C., DC
All Clear
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28 days ago
Washington, DC
0.9 mi 1.4 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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Silver Spring, MD
3.7 mi 6.0 km Silver Spring, MD
Minor Issues
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Some Mud
51 days ago
0.6 mi 0.9 km
#8 Holly Trail
Washington, DC
0.6 mi 0.9 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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1.4 mi 2.2 km
#9 Swamp Trail
Washington, D.C., DC
1.4 mi 2.2 km Washington, D.C., DC
Unknown
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Washington, DC
0.4 mi 0.6 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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Washington, DC
3.1 mi 5.0 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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1.3 mi 2.1 km
#12 Pinehurst Trail
Washington, DC
1.3 mi 2.1 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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Washington, DC
2.1 mi 3.3 km Washington, DC
Minor Issues
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Fallen Trees - Tree blocking the path on the Valley Trail side, about 1/4 mile from the parking lot. You have to scramble up a steep, muddy slope to get past it.
7 days ago
0.3 mi 0.5 km
#14 Pine Trail
Washington, DC
0.3 mi 0.5 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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Washington, DC
1.5 mi 2.5 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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1.8 mi 2.9 km
#16 White Horse Trail
Washington, DC
1.8 mi 2.9 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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Washington, DC
1.8 mi 3.0 km Washington, DC
Minor Issues
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Open, but currently under construction and detoured in several places.
55 days ago
Washington, DC
0.5 mi 0.8 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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Washington, DC
1.4 mi 2.2 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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0.4 mi 0.6 km
#20 Woodland Trail
Washington, DC
0.4 mi 0.6 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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Washington, DC
1.2 mi 1.9 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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0.7 mi 1.1 km
#22 Cross Trail #4
Washington, DC
0.7 mi 1.1 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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0.4 mi 0.7 km
#23 Woods Trail
Washington, D.C., DC
0.4 mi 0.7 km Washington, D.C., DC
Unknown
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0.7 mi 1.2 km
#24 Upland Trail
Washington, D.C., DC
0.7 mi 1.2 km Washington, D.C., DC
Unknown
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0.3 mi 0.5 km
#25 Boundary Trail
Silver Spring, MD
0.3 mi 0.5 km Silver Spring, MD
Unknown
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Washington, DC
0.8 mi 1.2 km Washington, DC
Unknown
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Washington, DC
1.2 mi 1.9 km Washington, DC
Minor Issues
Update
Mostly Dry
7 days ago

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