Charlottesville Bicycle Club

Bacon Hollow

Distance: 26 / 35 / 42 miles
Climbing: 65 / 65 / 70 feet per mile

Description: This modestly hilly ride covers much of the Earlysville area. The medium and long routes include a nice climb up Bacon Hollow, which is famous for its moonshine operations during the Prohibition era (a local winery produces a wine called Bacon Hollow Revenuers’ Select White).

Stores: Mile 16 / 25 / 25 (Dyke)

Alerts:  The out and back section on the medium and long routes up Bacon Hollow Road (mile 15 to 21) is well-known for dogs that sometimes get out in the road. Stay alert. 

Starting Point:

   Earlysville Firehouse
   283 Reas Ford Road
   Earlysville, VA 22936
   GPS: 38.14580, -78.49062