Orange - Gordonsville

Distance:  40 miles

Climbing:  50 feet per mile

Description:  This ride starts out heading north on US 20 then east to Somerset.  It continues past Montpelier (the home of James and Dolly Madison) and loops around through the towns of Orange and Gordonsville.  The terrain is mostly open and gently rolling, with a modest climb on the way out of Gordonsville.

Stores:  Mile 16 (Orange); mile 30 (Gordonsville)

Alerts: 

1.  Use caution on US 33 when exiting from and returning to the parking lot.

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Starting Point:

Barboursville Firehouse

5251 Spotswood Trail (US 33)

Barboursville, VA 22923

GPS:  38.175319, -78.285215

 

From Charlottesville, take Route 20 North to Barboursville. Turn left on Route 33. The firehouse parking lot is located on the right.

 

Note: the left-hand section of the parking lot as you face the front of the building, marked by yellow parking stripes, is reserved for firemen. Please use the right-hand side, furthest from the entrance to the lot.

© 2016 William Lowe