Nelson – Amherst
Distance: 36 / 44 / 58 miles
Climbing: 65 / 75 / 75 feet per mile
Description: A bit far from Charlottesville, this ride is well worth the drive. The terrain is varied, including flatter, open stretches as well as hilly, wooded sections. Enjoy the great mountain views.
Stores: Mile 0 (Colleen); mile 10 (Lowesville); mile 21 (medium & long route); mile 25 (long route); mile 23/32/46 (all routes)
Alerts: All routes include 0.7 miles on US 29, a 4-lane road with high-speed traffic but with a good shoulder. Use caution.
Nelson County Health Department
4038 Thomas Nelson Hwy
Arrington, VA 22922
NOTE: Do not park in the Health Department parking lot. Park in the employee parking lot off of Arrington Rd.