876 ft
Distance
8 ft
Climb
-25 ft
Descent
00:01:45
Avg time

Lake Fairfax Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Lake Fairfax Park
    Reston, Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking

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Lake Fairfax is a 876 ft popular blue singletrack trail located near Reston Virginia. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. On average it takes 1 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Lake Fairfax mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -16 ft
  • Altitude min
    329 ft
  • Altitude max
    354 ft
  • Altitude start
    354 ft
  • Altitude end
    338 ft
  • Grade
    -1.8%
  • Grade max
    -15.5%
  • Grade min
    10%
  • Distance climb
    207 ft
  • Distance down
    436 ft
  • Distance flat
    148 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:45
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:42
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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      Lake Fairfax Trail Reports

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      Jul 15, 2021 @ 3:07pm
      Jul 15, 2021
      Tree down
      Jun 25, 2021 @ 3:59pm
      Jun 25, 2021
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 4:48pm
      Jun 13, 2021
      May 26, 2021 @ 7:59am
      May 26, 2021
      Some damp or wet areas, but predominantly dry, no mud.
      May 6, 2021 @ 2:17pm
      May 6, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 30 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 448 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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      Photos

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      15 |
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 2:46pm
      Jun 18, 2021
      29 |
      Dec 1, 2017 @ 8:29pm
      Dec 1, 2017
      121 |
      Mar 24, 2013 @ 2:27pm
      Mar 24, 2013
      209 |
      May 13, 2012 @ 7:22pm
      May 13, 2012

      Routes with this trail

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      Lake Fairfax from Rt7
      10 miles

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      Videos

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      Crazy Trash Talkin MTB Ride To Great Fall From...
      4:52 | 136 | Jul 14, 2014 , Reston
      MTB From Lake FairFax To Great Falls And Back...
      9:33 | 258 | Sep 15, 2014 , Reston
      Fun fast section of Lake Fairfax
      1:20 | 62 | Mar 24, 2016 , Reston
      Ariella grabs tree on a hot July day
      4:58 | 654 | Jul 7, 2018 , Reston
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