4 miles
Distance
760 ft
Climb
-761 ft
Descent
00:42:40
Avg time

Loop 2 Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Fountainhead
    Springfield, Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #3332 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

Off the easy trail, take a left under the bridge I believe.

This gets a little more rough than the easy trail with more roots and harder climbs. Still rides like a real easy blue though.
Super fun and would be great for most ability levels.

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More Stats for Loop 2 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    123 ft
  • Altitude max
    247 ft
  • Altitude start
    137 ft
  • Altitude end
    136 ft
  • Grade
    -0.006%
  • Grade max
    -43.7%
  • Grade min
    25.08%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,712 ft
  • Avg time
    00:42:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:54:39
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Status:
on May 20, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (18 votes)

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  • Snow Groomed
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      Loop 2 Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 20, 2020 @ 4:58pm
      May 20, 2020
      Lots of debris down after being shut down due to COVID and the wind storm from last night. About 3 trees crossing the path the require...
      Dec 15, 2019 @ 8:08am
      Dec 15, 2019
      Dec 7, 2019 @ 6:40am
      Dec 7, 2019
      Nov 26, 2019 @ 6:31pm
      Nov 26, 2019
      Lots of leaf cover, some areas have large piles of leaves collecting on the trail.
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 9:23am
      Oct 9, 2019
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 24 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 146 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 731 rides
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      Photos

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      96 |
      Jun 23, 2019 @ 1:45pm
      Jun 23, 2019
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      Jun 23, 2019 @ 1:45pm
      Jun 23, 2019
      97 |
      Jun 23, 2019 @ 1:44pm
      Jun 23, 2019
      92 |
      Mar 31, 2019 @ 2:18pm
      Mar 31, 2019

      Routes with this trail

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      Fountainhead Blue Loop
      6 miles
      Fountainhead Black Loop
      12 miles

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