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Lyn from Tuscarora pa on 7/8/2019 9:45:08 PM:
Arriving in DC via Amtrak train to do the C&O trail. Anyone know how to get from train station to trail head ?

 
Richard from DC on 7/9/2019 8:58:22 AM:
It's easy. From the train station, ride four blocks to the Mall. Ride west along the Mall until you get to the Lincoln Memorial. From there, go two blocks to the river where you'll see a bike path. Follow that west into Georgetown, under freeway, past the smelling garbage bins, and you're at the trail head. Maybe four miles in all. A mile from the Lincoln Memorial. Except for the four blocks from the train station to the Mall, you don't have to ride on streets unless you want to.

 
Bob Kennelly from Mclean Va on 7/9/2019 9:51:08 AM:
From Google Maps, this looks like it may be the Lincoln Memorial route, or you can use this if you get lost Take Union Station Dr NE to Columbus Circle Northeast 1 min (417 ft) Head west on Union Station Dr NE toward Columbus Monument Drive Northeast 285 ft Merge onto Columbus Monument Drive Northeast 131 ft Turn left onto Columbus Circle Northeast 47 s (230 ft) Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Louisiana Ave NE 3 min (0.4 mi) Continue on Constitution Ave NW. Take Virginia Ave NW to Wisconsin Ave NW 16 min (3.3 mi) Use any lane to turn slightly right onto Constitution Ave NW 0.3 mi Turn left to stay on Constitution Ave NW Parts of this road may be closed at certain times or days 1.2 mi Use the right 2 lanes to turn slightly right onto Virginia Ave NW 0.5 mi Continue straight to stay on Virginia Ave NW 322 ft Continue straight to stay on Virginia Ave NW 0.5 mi Use the right lane to turn right onto Rock Creek and Potomac Pkwy NW May be closed at certain times or days 0.2 mi Turn right onto the ramp to K St/Whitehurst Fwy 344 ft Continue onto K St NW 0.3 mi Turn right onto Wisconsin Ave NW 0.2 mi Georgetown