Charlottesville Bicycle Club

Orange – Gordonsville

Distance:  40 miles
Climbing:  50 feet per mile

Description:  This ride starts out heading north on US 20 then east to Somerset. It continues past Montpelier (the home of James and Dolly Madison) and loops around through the towns of Orange and Gordonsville. The terrain is mostly open and gently rolling, with a modest climb on the way out of Gordonsville.

Stores:  Mile 16 (Orange); mile 30 (Gordonsville)

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

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.