Bridgewater Briery Branch-Spring Creek 24 miles

SHORT DESCRIPTION: This route goes through farmlands & wooded areas, passing through many small communities including Briery Branch, Spring Creek & Montezuma, This is a moderate ride with rolling hills and scenic vistas.

START: Wildwood Park, 622 W. Bank St., Bridgewater, VA 22812

PARKING: There is public parking at Wildwood Park, however, depending on the season, and day of the week, parking may be limited.

DIFFICULTY/CHALLENGES: This is an intermediate level ride with numerous short hills. Bicycle traffic on these roads is very common based on the Mennonite presence. VA 257 (mile 2.6, mile 12.9 and mile 20.8) is a major county road which can be busy.

DIRECTION: The map is laid out in a counterclockwise direction. It can also be ridden in the opposite direction.

FACILITIES ON ROUTE: Route starts in Bridgewater where there are multiple opportunities for food and rest rooms; most are located on Rt. 42/Main Street. There are restrooms at Wildwood park but they are closed during cold months. Note the small stores in Lilly and Briery Branch.

Starts in: Bridgewater, VA, US
Distance: 24.1 mi
Elevation: +912 / -915 ft

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