Fountainhead Regional Park

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.50 out of 5
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Intermediate
13
miles

Singletrack
↑ 1,200 ft
↓ 1,100 ft
217
elevation (ft)

Loop
Trail Description
About this trail
"This mountain bike trail is strictly for mountain bikes. It is 100% single track. The difficultly and distance varies on which route within the park you decide to ride. Basically the trail is composed of 2 loops and an out and back. There are also hiking
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Q: Are there bike rentals? -PraiseFSM

A: No

Vut73 answered on November 29, 2017. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No

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Q: Are the trails open today ? Last posting on facebook was 20 hours ago and stated closed. -Guest

A: Look on the right side of this people put the trail conditions plus they have the weather conditions put there use a little bit of common sense too

Daniel Lee Dault Jr. answered on April 11, 2016. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No

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Reviews (136)
 

Granny Gear

January 5, 2018
 
Review: https://youtu.be/DQawWJKO_lw Great ride, this is an awesome park!

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Gramcounter

November 20, 2017
 
Review: Follow the link below for an awesome highlight video from Fountain Head Regional Park! Mountain biking Fountain Head Regional Park in Virginia is an absolute blast! Fountain Head consists of three loops - green, blue, and black. Each loop takes you a bit deeper into the woods and increases in technicality. We did the full loop and covered around 15 miles and 1,500 feet of elevation. If you are into technical chunky riding, this place may not be the fit for you. Fountain Head is hard packed, fast, and flowy with a ton of man made berms and jumps to keep you bouncing around the trail. Don't be fooled though you have to work for your fast downhill runs here as you bob in and out of the hills. The views are pretty amazing as well as you blast through the woods along the Occaquan Reservoir. I post new videos from different spots in the Northeast every Monday, so be sure to subscribe for more! https://youtu.be/isP4WWEKNE4

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Granny Gear

October 20, 2017
Troymx576 Granny Gear  
 
Review: Amazing trail network that flows and is so much fun. I highly recommend it.

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Granny Gear

September 1, 2017
 
Review: This is hands down an amazing trail very well maintained and it never stops being fun.

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Trailblazer


July 6, 2017
rmap01 Trailblazer  
 
Review: This is a terrific trail network. First time here and it was an absolute blast. IMO, it is very well laid out to maximize trail flow within the context of amount of acreage and terrain of the park. It's basically a dedicated playground for mtb'ers. The current trail length as indicated by the mile markers is ~15m if you ride through the entire system (although only 12.7m registered on my Garmin). It's uni-directional which is great as you never have to worry about someone coming the other way as you fly around a corner. These trails are really built for intermediate & advanced riders. There are quite a few climbs although they are relatively short and have been designed to snake back up as opposed to the descents which are fun and fast! Plenty of opportunity to test your skills - and get some air - with plenty of rollers, bumps, drops, banks, rocks, skinnies, etc. If only all trails were half as well maintained as FH! Among the most fun trail systems I've ridden. Can't wait to go back.

Similar Trail: White Clay

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Granny Gear

June 27, 2017
Ian Dean Granny Gear  
 
Review: Such a fun well maintained trail! plenty of stuff for anybody intermediate to advance! very flowy in parts and then the black diamond trail is a lot of technical challenging stuff too!

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Granny Gear

June 24, 2017
Like2Bike Granny Gear  
 
Review: Great trail the big wooden berm was lots of fun

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Doubletrack


June 12, 2017
C-Lo Doubletrack  
 
Review: This trail is an absolute monster. It starts out with beginner trail and it gradually moves all they way to double diamond. My friends broke his chain on the first half mile. About 8 miles in I broke my frame. This trail has a lot of flow to it with obstacles, jumps, climbs, and even drop offs. I had a blast. On my next vacation I will return with a fresh frame (repaired under warranty) ready to master this one again.

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Gramcounter

March 26, 2017
Bendr Gramcounter  
 
Review: This is the best trail in the DC area, bar none. I usually ride the beginner and intermediate trails, rode the expert trails as a kid before they really started building them up. Lots of flowy up and down, plenty of interesting features, including a number of plywood ramps, skinnies, etc.

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Bunny Hop

February 15, 2017
Ben Shafer Bunny Hop  
 
Review: Nice trails but a little to many climbs for beginners like me. Nice layout

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