A very useful bike path in Bethesda which runs along MacArthur Blvd from Anglers Inn to the DC District Line at the DC Waterworks. Along the way it passes shops in Cabin John and Glen Echo. It makes a nice circle with the C & O Canal Towpath trail with connections at Anglers Inn, Brickyard Road and at the west and east ends of the Brookmont development. It connect's with the Capital Crescent Trail and the Little Falls Creek path at the corner of MacArthur and Sangamore Road. You can also continue along the sidewalk around the Decarlia Water Works and connect to the Capital Crescent Trail via a short dirt path at the end of Norton Street in Potomac Palisades.
Parking and Trail Access
There's plenty of parking available at Angler's Inn or at various points along MacArthur Boulevard.
More connections with C & O Canal Towpath
There is another good connection to the Towpath at the east end of the Cabin John Bridge (Wilson Lane) and another connection at Sycamore Store. There are also shops at Glen Echo. At the Anglers Inn end you can extend your ride into Great Falls Park and ...