waba@waba.org
Phone: 202.518.0524
Fax: 202.518.0936

Washington Area
Bicyclist Association
2599 Ontario Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20009

Maps

Many maps are available online--click the title of the map for a link. To get a map sent to you, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to WABA. Use larger envelope and increased postage where indicated or when requesting multiple items. Mail your request to:

Washington Area Bicyclist Association
2599 Ontario Road NW
Washington, DC 20009
202.518.0524

Bicycling Directions To WABA by Google Maps

 


Regional Maps

ADC Washington Area Bike Map: This recently released 2008 edition features bike routes on a 50-mile regional map, on a street map of the inside the beltway area, and on a blowup of the downtown DC area. Please note: this map is currently out-of-print. We will have it for sale when it becomes available.

WashCycle Bike Trail Map: Layered Google map with the area's trails marked.

 


District of Columbia

Washington DC Bike Map - New 2011 edition now available
This DC DOT map contains detailed information about on-street bike routes, bike lanes, trails, detailed river crossings, smart bike locations and now Capital Bikeshare stations. You may download a copy of the map from the goDCgo website.

Downtown Side [PDF]

City Side [PDF]

goDCgo Interactive Map: Bike lanes, routes and trails in DC with directions!

Capital Crescent Trail: Full color map with trail connections and access points. For the latest trail conditions check out here: http://www.cctrail.org/CCT_Conditions.htm

Metropolitian Branch Trail: The proposed route of the future Met Branch Trail that will connect Union Station to the Capital Crescent Trail in Silver Spring.

Anacostia Tributary Trail System: Map and description of this trail system in the College Park/Hyattsville area. 

Washington DC to Baltimore Bicycle Route: From BikeWashington.org's website.

Bike Routes to National Park: Small map of bike friendly routes to the Nationals baseball stadium.  Locations of bike parking racks and the bike valet are included.

DC Prohibited Sidewalk Cycling zone:

Bicycling on the sidewalk in Washignton DC's central business district is illegal. View the map of the central business district.

Woodrow Wilson Bridege Access Maps: An online map showing access routes to the new Woodrow Wilson Birdge bike path on the MD and VA sides of the Potomac River.  Includes a recommended bike route from National Harbor to Nationals Stadium on the east sdie of the river and connections from the Mt Vernon Trail on the west side of the river.


Maryland

Anacostia Tributary Trail System: Map and description of this trail system in the College Park/Hyattsville area. 

Baltimore and Annapolis Trail Park: Includes map and description of this leg in the East Coast Greenway.

Capital Crescent Trail: Full color map with trail connections and access points.

Maryland Bicycle Map: Road map of the state with bike routes and trail systems. Municipal, county, grid and other maps can be ordered from (410) 545-8747.

Metropolitan Branch Trail: The proposed route of the future Met Branch Trail that will connect Union Station to the Capital Crescent Trail in Silver Spring.

Mid-Maryland Bicycle Map: 2006 map of eastern Montgomery and northern Prince Georges counties.

Mongomery County Bicycle Map: Available on-line.

Silver Spring Bikeways Map: This easy to use map features bike and pedestrian routes serving the many destinations in downtown Silver Spring.

Takoma Park: Available free at Takoma Park public buildings and local bike shops

Washington, Baltimore & Annapolis Recreational Trail:  Map and description of this 5.6-mile trail in Prince George’s County.

White Oak Bikeways Map: This map features bike and public transit routes, and commuter services around White Oak Vicinity.

Woodrow Wilson Bridge Access Map: An online map showing access routes to the new Woodrow Wilson Birdge bike path on the MD and VA sides of the Potomac River.  Includes a recommended bike route from National Harbor to Nationals Stadium on the east sdie of the river and connections from the Mt Vernon Trail on the west side of the river.


Virginia

Alexandria Bike Map: A new city bikeways map is now available.

Arlington County Bicycle Map: Map of Arlington’s 89-mile system of trails and on-street routes.

Arlington Historical Bicycle Map: A self‑guided 23‑mile tour, complete with detailed map and historical descriptions.  ($.63 postage & 6X9 envelope)

Cross County Trail: The proposed route of a trail system crossing Fairfax County.

Fairfax County Bicycle Map: Check out the latest and greatest Fairfax County Bike map

Fairfax County Trail Map: Maps of existing and planned trails and bike routes throughout Fairfax County.

Fairfax Cross County Trail: Maps & info of new trail, much of which lies within stream valleys and is stone dust and dirt best for leisurely off-road riding.

Mount Vernon Trail:  Description, cue sheet and map.

National Airport Bicycle Access: It is remarkably easy to ride your bike to and from National Airport using this handy map.

Washington & Old Dominion (W & OD) Trail: Overview map and description of this premier Virginia 45-mile rail-trail paved from Arlington to Purcellville. For a detailed map contact www.wodfriends.org or 703-729-0596

Virginia Biycling Federation: Cue sheets of mostly long distance routes in Virginia.

Woodrow Wilson Bridge Access Map: An online map showing access routes to the new Woodrow Wilson Birdge bike path on the MD and VA sides of the Potomac River.  Includes a recommended bike route from National Harbor to Nationals Stadium on the east sdie of the river and connections from the Mt Vernon Trail on the west side of the river.

 


Guides

Biking to Work in the Washington Area: A Guide For Employers And Employees: This definitive source of bicycle commuting information in the Washington region was produced by WABA and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Government’s Commuter Connections $1 available at the WABA store.

A Comsumer's Guide to Bicycle Helmets: On-line guide to how to buy helmets (reviews and ratings), how to fit helmets, and more.  

FROM A TO Z BY BIKE: A great comic book for kids on bike safety.

Bike N' Ride: Rules and regulations for taking bicycles on Washington’s Metrorail & Metrobus and renting bicycle lockers at Metro stations.  

Truck & Bicycle Safety: A guide for truckers operating near cyclists and for cyclists riding with trucks.

Pocket Guide to Washington Bike Laws: Learn your rights and responsibilities of cycling in the Washington DC are. $1 available at the WABA store.

Safe Cycling in the Washington Area: Learn the skills & resources that will help you ride safely.  $1 available at the WABA store.

Street Smart Driver, Pedestrian, Cyclist: Tips to stay safe and look out for each other in English and Spanish

Bike Pedestrian Safety Education Program (WABA): Learn about WABA’s safety education programs for kids adults and trainers.

Pace Car: Make a pledge to drive safely and put a sticker on your car.

 


Other Local Guides and Maps Available

National Park Service: Brochures and maps of National Parks can be obtained by contacting the National Park Service, Office of Information, 202-208-4747.

Virginia Bicycling Federation: Cue sheets of rides in Virginia are available online.

Bike Washington: This site provides on-line details about the recreational bicycle facilities around the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area

Washington Bike: This site provides comprehensive bikeway maps of the national capital area that reflect and draw from the collective wisdom of the cycling community. Use it to get around DC, MD, VA or contribute a route.

 


Bicycle Touring in Other States & Countries 

Adventure Cycling: publishes maps of long distance biking routes in the U.S.

The League of American Bicyclists: publishes the annual Almanac, Tourfinder & Ride Guide, a listing of contacts and information on advocacy, education, cycling clubs, organized rides, tours at home and abroad, and a selection of cycling-related web sites.

Rails to Trails Conservancy: publishes guides to trails around the country.

 


 

 
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