Charlottesville Bicycle Club

Grottoes – Port Republic

Distance:  39 / 50 miles
Climbing:  40 / 40 feet per mile

​Description:  This is a beautiful ride through the open farmland of the central Shenandoah Valley. The route runs mostly north and south and therefore is fairly flat. There is one hilly section on the long route between mile 29 and 32. The ride is popular for its distinct terrain compared to the region east of the mountains.

Stores:  Mile 16 (Grottoes); mile 29/40 (New Hope; closed on Sunday)

Alerts:  None.

Starting Point:

   Waynesboro Constitution Park (north section)
   215 West Main Street
   Waynesboro, VA 22980
   GPS: 38.068761, -78.886428

Note: The long route has changed effective 2/27/24.