The family of DSG-4 will be providing water station support. =========================================================
Aug 01 - Capitol to Haines Point - long version - 16 miler
Route is approximately 15.75 miles
~ Head out of home base heading toward VA Route 27
~ Cut back (left) to Arlington Cemetery to pick up VA 110 Trail
~ Turn right onto VA 110 Trail to Iwo Jima
~ Follow path to Netherlands Carillon, turn right towards Iwo Jima
~ Go toward the left at Iwo Jima and go through parking lot until you get to
the sidewalk on N Meade Street
~ Turn right on N Meade Street, crossing over Route 50
~ Follow sidewalk into Rosslyn, staying to the right to join with Lynn Street
~ Continue on Lynn Street across Key Bridge into Georgetown
~ At the end of Key Bridge, turn right onto M Street eastbound to Wisconsin
~ Turn right onto Wisconsin Ave. and across K St and parking lot.
~ Turn left onto the River Trail through Washington Harbor to Thompson's
~ Turn left *before* the boathouse to reach Rock Creek Trail
~ Turn right on Rock Creek Trail towards the Kennedy Center
~ Go past the Kennedy Center to Lincoln Memorial
~ At Lincoln Memorial cross Rock Creek Parkway at crosswalk BEFORE the stairs
and Memorial Bridge
~ Follow sidewalk along semi-circular road along north side of Lincoln Memorial
(there’s construction here now so just follow the â€˜pedestrian’ signs until
you get to Constitution Ave) **if you can’t get to Constitution, follow any
eastbound road or path along the mall to the Capitol**
~ Turn right onto Constitution Avenue eastbound.
~ Follow Constitution Ave east all the way to where Constitution Ave merges
with Pennsylvania Ave (just before 4th St)
~ Follow Pennsylvania Ave east all the way to the Capitol.
~ Go all the way around the top of the Capitol on East Capitol Circle.
~ Turn left on Maryland Ave SW heading toward National Museum of The American
~ Turn right onto Independence Ave SW; take it west to 15th Street.
~ Turn left onto 15th St toward the Tidal Basin.
~ Cross Maine Avenue, bearing left for a short distance; turn right onto East
~ Turn left onto Ohio Drive at crosswalk and follow along the north side of
Haines Point (water on your left).
~ Turn right at Buckeye Dr SW (before golf course).
~ At end of Buckeye Dr, turn left (Ohio Drive). You will be on the south side
of Haines Point, water on your right, golf course on your left, heading toward
the Awakening Statue.
~ Go all the way to the Awakening Statue and return toward Jefferson Memorial
along the north side of Ohio Drive (water still on your right).
~ At Buckeye Dr SW, turn left. **You will eventually make a figure 8 of Haines
~ Turn right at Ohio Dr heading to Jefferson Memorial, crossing under highway
and metro bridges.
~ Follow Ohio Dr to the right toward the Jefferson Memorial and continue on
path to the right to cross the 14th Street Bridge
~ Pick up path across the 14th Street Bridge, back to the Mt. Vernon Trail.
~ Turn right onto Mt. Vernon Trail (northbound) toward Memorial Bridge.
~ The spur will intersect the VA-27 trail leading away from Memorial Bridge.
Turn left onto the VA-27 Trail, and proceed south again to Home Base.
~ Follow the VA 27 Trail back to Home Base
Known Restrooms: Iwo Jima, Public Establishments in Rosslyn, Lincoln Memorial,
Jefferson Memorial, Haines Point