Madison - Orange - Greene

Distance:   40 / 67 miles

Climbing:  65 / 65 feet per mile

 

Description:  This ride is a combination of the Madison–Greene and the Madison–Orange rides, covering a large section of southern Madison County and part of northern Greene County.  It includes a moderate, fairly steep climb up Little Skyline Drive outside of Orange for some exceptional views.

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Stores:  Mile 21 (Orange); mile 35 (Somerset; long route); mile 59 (long route)

 

Alerts:

1.  Both routes cross US 29 at the beginning of the ride; the long route crosses it again at mile 44.  Use caution.

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Starting Point:

     Madison Social Services

     101 South Main Street

     Madison, VA 22727

     GPS:  38.379467, -78.257916

 

From Charlottesville, take Route 29 North for approximately 28 miles. Turn left on Route 231 (Business Route 29). The Social Services building is on the right in downtown Madison, on the corner of S. Main Street and Church Street.  The parking lot entrance is several hundred feet before the corner.

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