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Bike Ride #11 Fletcher's Boathouse to Alexandria (Rescheduled)

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On Saturday, July 14, 2018 a bike ride from Fletcher's Boathouse to the Alexandria is planned. Meet at Fletcher's Boathouse at 9:30, the ride will start around 10:00. It is 90% flat and a small roadway section in Alexandria. Once in Alexandria, we can decide on length of a break for the eating of lunch at the restaurants. I'm not sure of the total distance. This is a paved path that starts on the Crescent Trail, goes past Georgetown Restaurants and Arlington Cemetery, continue our ride on the Mt. Vernon Trail into Alexandria. Road or Hybrid Bikes are good, because of a few hills that may require shifting gears.
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Directions to Fletcher's Boathouse:
From 495, take the Glen Echo exit onto the Clara Barton Parkway. Follow the Clara Barton Parkway until it becomes Canal Road. Continue on Canal Road until the entrance of Fletcher's at Canal and Reservoir. Fletcher's is located on the right side of the road and you will see the Abner Cloud House, an old stone building next to the canal. The entrance is a 180 degree turn and there is not enough room to maneuver. You can not access the area southbound on Canal Road. From this direction, you& will have to pass the entrance and make a U-turn. Parking is available on both sides of the canal. To reach the west side parking lot, go through the auto tunnel, which takes you under the canal.