3,326 ft
Distance
103 ft
Climb
-129 ft
Descent
00:07:15
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Boss Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Boss Details

  • Riding Area
    Meadowood Recreation Area
    Springfield, Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    open when fountain is not
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #20239 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking

Fun little section with a twisty skinny, some short tables, and nice log wall that tilts you for some speed into final table. If you live in the DC area, Boss and Yard Sale make meadowood worth a quick city escape. In terms of difficulty, in all, meadow is a lot easier than green at fountain. That said, meadow is simply more fun. Between Boss and Yard Sale you can really work on jumps, skinnies, and smaller burms to home your skills. There are also a few nice, easy down hill sections, too.

Even experienced riders will have fun on the two feature sections of this trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Boss bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -25 ft
  • Altitude min
    71 ft
  • Altitude max
    151 ft
  • Altitude start
    151 ft
  • Altitude end
    126 ft
  • Grade
    -0.759%
  • Grade max
    -20.161%
  • Grade min
    21.344%
  • Distance climb
    1,282 ft
  • Distance down
    1,833 ft
  • Distance flat
    155 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:15
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Status:
on Jan 28, 2019
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • < 50%
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  • One Direction
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Boss Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 28, 2019 @ 5:28am
      Jan 28, 2019
      not rideable without damage to trail
      Nov 21, 2018 @ 8:09am
      Nov 21, 2018
      Sep 7, 2018 @ 8:02am
      Sep 7, 2018
      BOSS remains a problem imo - i'd volunteer for a rebuild.
      Jun 28, 2018 @ 10:27am
      Jun 28, 2018
      May 28, 2018 @ 7:10am
      May 28, 2018
      mud in some spots but overall not bad
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 25 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 272 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      21 |
      Jun 15, 2018 @ 4:47am
      Jun 15, 2018
      Boss, Lorton
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      Jun 15, 2018 @ 4:47am
      Jun 15, 2018
      Boss, Lorton
      22 |
      Oct 29, 2017 @ 2:30pm
      Oct 29, 2017
      Boss, My City
      31 |
      Oct 1, 2017 @ 6:29am
      Oct 1, 2017
      Boss, My City

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag TannerCasares (Dec 1, 2017 at 15:15)
       Very fun n and flowy has some fun tables and ladder bridges go ride it.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag sir-shreds-a-lot (May 28, 2018 at 7:10)
       Went on 5/27/18 had some muddy sections but overall good trail. Really good trail. has good features for kids or adults to gain confidence on
      [Reply]

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