Fredericksburg Cyclists

Pope's Creek (Club Ride)

  • 16 Sep 2012
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Capt Billy's 11495 Popes Creek Rd Newburg, MD 20664

Pope's Creek MD Ride

Start time: 9 AM

Ride Desription - This trip to Maryland is worth the time. Come to ride and stay to eat afterwards at Capt Billy's Crab House. After leaving Popes Creek head South to beautiful Cobb Island. After back tracking a ways turn right and up to Mt. Victoria through Newburg, Faulkner, Bel Alton and Spring Hill. Never heard of these places, then come to the ride and experience them first hand. Route distances are 18, 29, 34 and 47 miles. Terrain is flat to some rolling hills.

Directions - From Blue&Gray Pkwy/VA Rt 3. Continue Rt 3 East 15.3 miles. Left of Rt 206/Dahlgren Rd. Left on Rt 301 and proceed 7.7 miles across bridge into MD. Make U-turn onto Crain Hwy/Rt 301 S. (Left turn blocked by median. Double back 0.3 miles and turn right onto Edge Hill Rd. Continue 1.0 miles and turn left onto Popes Creek Rd. Proceed 1.5 miles and turn right to stay on Popes Creek Rd. Go 0.4 miles and Capt Billy's Crab House is on left. Park in gravel parking lot on right. Est travel time is 50 minutes.

Ride Leader: Katharyn Poplin-Mcghee

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