TRIP IDEA

Explore the Northern Neck of Virginia by Bicycle

Multiple Parks

view of tidal river with split rail fence in foreground
Duration Multiple Days
Topic(s) Farming and Agriculture, Forests and Woodlands, Monuments and Memorials, River and Riparian, Scenic Views, Trails, Water Trails, African American Heritage, Fish, Colonization and Settlement, Industry, Maritime, Lighthouses, Geology, Night Sky, Presidents, Roads, Routes and Highways
Activities Road Biking
Type Active
Parks George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail

    • Activity Fee: No (Entrance fees may apply)
    • Reservations: Yes
    • Activity: Road Biking
    • Pets: Yes with Restrictions
    • Location: Westmoreland State Park
    • Duration: 1 Day
    • Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
    • Time of Day: Day, Dawn, Dusk
    view of wide, tidal creek with trees and split rail fence in foreground

    With Westmoreland State Park as a base, ride a loop connected with the Northern Neck Heritage Trail to explore Stratford Hall, the birthplace of George Washington, Colonial Beach, wineries, historic sites and the Potomac River shoreline. A map and more information is available from the Northern Neck Tourism Commission at www.northernneck.org.

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    • Activity Fee: No (Entrance fees may apply)
    • Reservations: No
    • Activity: Road Biking
    • Pets: No
    • Location: Northern Neck of Virginia
    • Duration: 1–2 Days
    • Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
    • Time of Day: Day, Dawn, Dusk
    view of the broad tidal Potomac River

    Bicycling between George Washington Birthplace National Monument/Westmoreland State Park and Reedville, Virginia.

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    • Activity Fee: No (Entrance fees may apply)
    • Reservations: No
    • Activity: Road Biking
    • Pets: No
    • Location: Reedville, Virginia, and vicinity
    • Duration: 1–2 Days
    • Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
    • Time of Day: Day, Dawn, Dusk
    two youth looking at open water from deck of a large boat

    Bicycle from Reedville, an historic village at the northeastern part of the Northern Neck of Virginia, to a marina for a fishing trip or charter tour on the Potomac and Chesapeake Bay.

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Last updated: May 7, 2017