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Pope's Creek Cruiser and Crabs

  • 07 Oct 2021
  • 9:00 AM
  • Capt Billy's 11495 Popes Creek Rd Newburg, MD 20664

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Pope's Creek MD Ride

Ride Desription - This trip to Maryland is worth the time. Come to ride and stay to eat afterwards at a local seafood restaurant.  After leaving Popes Creek head South to beautiful Cobb Island.  After back tracking a ways turn right and up to Mt. Victoria through Newburg, Faulkner, Bel Alton and Spring Hill. Never heard of these places, then come to the ride and experience them first hand. Route distance will be 48 miles at a casual 15.5 - 16 mph pace. Terrain is flat to some rolling hills.

We will eat lunch where we park our cars at Captain Billy's Crab House.

Remember, the Harry Nice Bridge over the Potomac River in Dahlgren has a $6 toll for the Southbound traffic, free for Northbound.

Directions - From Blue&Gray Pkwy/VA Rt 3. Continue Rt 3 East 15.3 miles. Left of Rt 206/Dahlgren Rd. Left on Rt 301 and proceed 7.7 miles across bridge into MD. Make U-turn onto Crain Hwy/Rt 301 S. (Left turn blocked by median. Double back 0.3 miles and turn right onto Edge Hill Rd. Continue 1.0 miles and turn left onto Popes Creek Rd. Proceed 1.5 miles and turn right to stay on Popes Creek Rd. Go 0.4 miles and Capt Billy's Crab House is on left. Park in gravel parking lot on right. Est travel time is 50 minutes.

Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/30930607

Ride Leader: Kelly Rapkins, glassgirl82@gmail.com or text me at (540)220-7122.



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