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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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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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      Open on Aug 8, 2018
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      CAMBC
      (cambc.org)

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      State Ranking
      #26
      Trails
      19
      Reports
      65
      Ridden Counter
      195

      Videos of Observatory Hill Mountain Bike

      O-Hill Jumps
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