Ok, We are gonna try this again! It's been a real wet spring & summer which has kept Fountainhead Closed. It appears there may be a window of opportunity to finally ride the park this sunday! It looks to be clear all week which will give it plenty of drying time!
As always if the weather forecast over 50% precipitation on the day of the event it will be moved to a future date. For daily updates on trail openings and closings please visit them on Facebook at Fountainhead Regional Park or give them a call @[masked]-9124.
Meetup Time @ Fountain Head Regional Park trail head is @ 12:00 pm ish
**For those looking to carpool FROM Newport News va. TO Fairfax va.**
Meet at carpool location @ 8:30 AM in the commuter parking area of the Village Square at Kiln Creek Shopping Center located behind the BP gas station at 5009 Victory Blvd in Newport News. We will depart promptly at 9:00 AM.
Directions:10875 Hampton Road Fairfax Station, VA 22039
Level : Intermediate/ Advanced
Trail Type : Singletrack MTB
Pace : Moderate / No Drop Ride
Fee : None
Park Rules : Helmets are required to ride this trail
Description Of Trails: This is one of the premier trails in Northern Virginia. In 2012, Fountainhead's single track under went a $100,000 facelift. The amazing flow & trail design reflect the jaw dropping price tag. The first 2 loops are packed with short steep climbs and unbelievable bobsled like descents.
Loop 1, The Green Loop, is now 2.22 miles. Loop 2, the Blue Loop is 4.77 miles and the unchanged Black Loop is still 3.93 miles. Most bike grade GPS’s measure the entire trail distance at 10.9 miles long. The sections that have been added and improved upon so far (as of May 2012) are a great addition to the park. The trails are smooth and flowing with lots of banked turns.
WHAT TO WEAR : Helmets are required to ride the park. Wear comfy clothing that does not restrict your movement.
BRING WITH YOU : Mountain Bike with NO issues equipped with rugged off road mtb tires, Necessary bike tools, Spare tubes, tube pump, gopro, camera, snacks , 1 to 2 liter hydration.
Below is the single track map: