Rock Creek Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

1. Rock Creek Park

Beach Dr NW (at Park Dr NW), Washington, D.C.
National Park · Rock Creek Park · 43 tips and reviews

Matthew S.Matthew Streib: The best bike route is the one from Arlington to Rosslyn. The Georgetown trail connecting it to Rock Creek sucks, but it's worth it.

Shantee Haynes R.Shantee Haynes REALTOR®: Biking, hiking, concerts, etc! If you live right behind, you may spot an occasional deer in your yard! :)

Carmen Y.Carmen Yépiz: Perfect for hiking, biking or walks. Beautiful and peaceful. I love it!

Bike And Roll DC is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

2. Bike And Roll DC

955 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, D.C.
Bike Rental · Federal Triangle · 11 tips and reviews

dave c.dave capucilli: Rent a nice new hybrid from bike and roll and take the city by pedal! Very nice folks and reasonable prices.

BobBob: Great bikes & a great way to get around DC.

InternsROCK!InternsROCK!: Interning in D.C.? Grab a key tag from The Washington Center and take 20% off your tour of D.C. by bike or Segway during InternsROCK! June 7 - 16th 2013. #InternsROCK

National Mall is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

3. National Mall

Constitution & Independence Ave (btwn 1st & 17th St), Washington, D.C.
Plaza · Northwest Washington · 271 tips and reviews

Jared S.Jared S: Bike the entire mall at night for a pleasant view of all the sights. Saves time and less crowds at night.

LeslieLeslie: One of my fav DC things to do - walk, bike or run along the mall. Read more.

Megan L.Megan Lipsmeyer: Bring sunscreen, ride a bike, wear sunscreen. Enjoy!

Hains Point is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

4. Hains Point

Ohio Drive SW (East Potomac Park), Washington, D.C.
Park · Southwest Washington · 20 tips and reviews

Lindsey K.Lindsey Kimball: Nice place to enjoy scenery and ride ur bike

ValerieValerie: Great location to power walk, jog, bike, and/enjoy the view!

Ben F.Ben Fortney: Golf course, mini-golf, a restaurant, a pool, plenty of green space, breeze off the river and a very nice secluded loop to bike, jog or just relax.

Trek Bicycle is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

5. Trek Bicycle

3411 M St NW, Washington, D.C.
Bicycle Store · Georgetown · 9 tips and reviews

La Nard B.La Nard Bradley: They've provided excellent care on my bikes for almost ten (10) years now. Great tune-ups.

ToddTodd: Let Rev Cycles hook you up for all your bike commuting needs. They hooked me up for the Car-Free Diet Skeptics 30-Day Challenge!

Jaime W.Jaime Wojdowski: Friendliest people ever, and so unintimidating for those of us who know nothing about bikes!

Capital Crescent Trail is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

6. Capital Crescent Trail

Capital Crescent Trail, Washington, D.C.
Hiking Trail · 12 tips and reviews

Desiree W.Desiree Washington: Awesome trail for a bike ride or a run!!! Such an exhilarating trail for a great workout!

Missy S.Missy Swearingen: Perfect place for a bike ride!

Dave L.Dave Lepkowski: Good and super awesome trail with a fun tunnel

East Potomac Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

7. East Potomac Park

1001-1099 Ohio Dr SW, Washington, D.C.
Park · Southwest Washington · 10 tips and reviews

M Squared Real EstateM Squared Real Estate: The park features many of Washington's famous cherry trees, has terrific views of the city and is a popular place for biking, running, fishing and picnicking.

Sophia H.Sophia H: Beautiful for running and biking

Rudi R.Rudi Riet: Great road cycling if you like counting in metric units: one lap is 5 km.

Anacostia Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

8. Anacostia Park

1900 Anacostia Dr SE, Washington, D.C.
Park · Southeast Washington · 12 tips and reviews

Dale B.Dale Banks: Nice new trail to ridw a bike, walk or run.

Ben F.Ben Fortney: Nice long bike trail that you can take from Benning Road all the way down to South Capitol St. Usually not too crowded.

Kira M.Kira Maixner: Very long bike trail. Check out the canoes in the area on GetMyBoat! Read more.

Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT) is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

9. Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT)

Metropolitan Branch Trail, Washington, D.C.
Hiking Trail · Edgewood · 8 tips and reviews

Danielle R.Danielle Ricks: Great bike trail through the city Read more.

MollyMolly: If you don't like paved paths, try the route behind all of the corrugated metal! It's hilly and weaves but has a clear enough path for biking it to be fun.

Sunny J.Sunny James: This path is paved very smooth & flat. it is completly in the SUN. From union station to brookland metro. If ur a runner who hates the sun & heat like I do, run this route very early or after sunset.

C&O Canal Towpath is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

10. C&O Canal Towpath

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park, Washington, D.C.
Hiking Trail · Foxhall-Palisades · 11 tips and reviews

Derek J.Derek Jones: Historic path is perfect for walking, running, or biking. Long lost gems dot the route.

Regina Z.Regina Zopf: This historic trail connects Georgetown DC to West Virginia and beyond. Great for biking. Take it 60 miles to the Paw Paw tunnel or to Cumberland, MD for a weekend getaway. B+B stops along the way.

Yaser A.Yaser Ahmed: Billy goat trail is a nice little hike along the potomac

Thomas Jefferson Memorial is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

11. Thomas Jefferson Memorial

16 E Basin Dr SW (at Ohio Dr SW), Washington, D.C.
Monument · Southwest Washington · 144 tips and reviews

Things You Should DoThings You Should Do: Take the tour from Bike the Sites and ride your bike right up to the steps. Lots of fun and you easily explore all the monuments in less time than it takes walking or bussing.

Aaron S.Aaron Smith: Long walk. Take a cab, taxi, or rent a bike. The view is worth it!

Kenny T.Kenny T: Beautiful. Ride bikes and drop off right near the monument

The Yards Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

12. The Yards Park

10 Water St SE (at 3rd St SE), Washington, D.C.
Park · Navy Yard · 37 tips and reviews

Going Out Guide from PostLocalGoing Out Guide from PostLocal: #CherryBlossoms: The Cherry Blossom Family Bike Rally and Ride includes biking tips and lessons, a moon bounce, bike decorating and face painting April 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read more.

The Ritz-CarltonThe Ritz-Carlton: Yards Park is a wonderful place to picnic with children; the center-piece of the Southwest waterfront has plenty of open grassy spaces, seating areas, a boardwalk, and fountains.

Capitol R.Capitol Riverfront: Free concerts every Friday May 4th-Sept 14, 6:30 to 8:30pm. Food/drink available for purchase or bring a picnic. Best way to start the weekend!

United States National Arboretum is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

13. United States National Arboretum

3501 New York Ave NE (at Hickey Ln NE), Washington, D.C.
Botanical Garden · National Arboretum · 61 tips and reviews

Gary S.Gary Shoop: Great place to ride a bike.

melissa m.melissa moss: Such a hidden gem in the District. Love this place!

HISTORYHISTORY: The arboretum was established in 1927 by an act of Congress & functions as a major center of botanical research. It has a library with 10,000 volumes & approx. 90 publications on botanical literature.

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

14. Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

W Potomac Park (btwn Lincoln & World War II Memorials), Washington, D.C.
Fountain · Southwest Washington · 75 tips and reviews

HanselHansel: Rent a capital bike and ride it here

Markus T.Markus Tarjamo: Great place to bike to! Lots of history surrounds this spot. Accessible to Capital Bikeshare station. Also, within biking distance of Arlington, which is right across the bridge.

Mike D.Mike D: Beautiful area to relax in the middle of the National Mall!

Georgetown Waterfront Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Biking in Washington.

15. Georgetown Waterfront Park

K St NW (btwn 31st & 34th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Park · Georgetown · 91 tips and reviews

Carmen Y.Carmen Yépiz: Great for taking walks, running or biking. Beautiful views and peaceful.

Daniela G.Daniela Giacobbo: Wonderful, very pleasant park to enjoy in summertime...

Tammy G.Tammy Gordon: Love the new fountain at Wisconsin & Water! Perfect to run through on a hot day.