Capital Bikeshare

Popular Rides

If you’re new to Capital Bikeshare or are just looking for a new place to explore by bike, here are some of our most popular routes. They’re fun, scenic and some are even car-free!

National Mall

Ride among our nation’s historic monuments and memorials, and take in the majesty of the National Mall on two wheels.

Capital Crescent Trail

Follow this former railroad bed along the freight corridors of the past from Bethesda, MD into historic Georgetown, DC.

Mount Vernon Trail

This paved trail offers breathtaking views of the historic Washington, DC skyline from the Virginia side of the Potomac River.

Anacostia Riverwalk Trail

A hidden gem ready to take you away from bustling downtown DC, this trail runs along the banks of the Anacostia River.

Washington & Old Dominion Trail

Enjoy a break from the hustle and bustle on this paved trail resting atop the former W&OD Railroad.

Carl Henn Millennium Trail

Rockville’s Bicycle Beltway lets you enjoy a 10-mile loop around the this Montgomery County, MD community.

Downtown Reston to Lake Anne

Looking to explore the trails and green spaces that make Reston famous? This special ride will take you from Reston Town Center to Lake Anne Historic District via Reston’s car-free Green Trail.

Bethesda Trolley Trail

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the metro DC region and enjoy this former home of the Tennallytown and Rockville Railroad’s streetcar line—the Bethesda Trolley Trail! The four-mile path links Bethesda and North Bethesda with quiet, tree-lined pavement.