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      O-Hill is owned by the University of Virginia and represents some of the most aggressive trails in the Charlottesville Area. Its location along the RTF makes it a popular destination as part of an in-town mountain bike ride. Be prepared for steep, rocky climbs and descents. Trails cross each other all over the mountain, making it relatively easy to make several laps up and down the mountain without repeating many trails.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Access Info:
      There is parking at the upper gate on the Upper Perimeter. Also entrances using the Rivanna Trail from Fontaine or Ivy road.
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      Trails
      16
      Reports
      29
      Ridden Counter
      84

      Videos of Observatory Hill Mountain Bike

      O-Hill Jumps
      1:00 | 340 | May 12, 2017
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1249667bruvaraddridelogJan 18, 2018 ride log
      Jan 18, 2018 @ 12:51pm
      Jan 18, 2018
      user #1359084spe8addreportRivanna Trail and 2 more
      Jan 15, 2018 @ 5:19pm
      Jan 15, 2018
      user #1359084spe8addridelogJan 15, 2018 ride log
      Jan 15, 2018 @ 3:01pm
      Jan 15, 2018
      user #1456204SotasasquatchaddridelogJan 4, 2018 ride log
      Jan 9, 2018 @ 9:50pm
      Jan 9, 2018
      user #1249667bruvaraddridelogJan 9, 2018 ride log
      Jan 9, 2018 @ 10:43am
      Jan 9, 2018
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