Charlottesville Bicycle Club

Rapidan – Clarks Mountain

Distance: 31 miles
Climbing: 80 feet per mile

Description: This ride follows the river through part of the Rapidan River – Clark Mountain Historic District, which includes some beautiful historic farms in Orange County. On the way to Rapidan don’t miss the mysterious “the chimneys” site. In Rapidan, the route passes by an historic mill and a couple of well-preserved examples of the 19th century Carpenter Gothic style of architecture.

Stores: mile 14 (slightly off of the route)

Alerts: none

Starting Point
   Veteran’s Park
   Newton St
   Orange, VA 22960

Note: On weekends or when school is out, it is also possible to park around the corner at Porterfield Park/Orange Elementary School on Montevista Ave.