Charlottesville Bicycle Club

Barboursville – Little Skyline

Distance: 40 / 46 miles
Climbing: 75 / 65 feet per mile

Description: This route loops north and east through western Orange County, then crosses the Rapidan river into southern Madison County. Heading north and east again, it crosses the Rapidan river a second time, climbs up and over Little Skyline Drive, and returns past Montpelier (the home of James and Dolly Madison). The terrain is modestly hilly, alternating between shaded and open.

Stores: None

Alerts:  Use caution on US 33 when exiting from and returning to the parking lot.

CBC Riders

Starting Point:

   Barboursville Firehouse
   5251 Spotswood Trail (US 33)
   Barboursville, VA 22923
   GPS: 38.175319, -78.285215

NOTE:  The left-hand section of the parking lot as you face the front of the building, marked by yellow parking stripes, is reserved for firemen. Please use the right-hand side, furthest from the entrance to the lot.

NOTE:  These routes have been changed effective March 2024.  The start and end of the routes are now different.