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Bethesda toward Silver Spring

  • Using sidewalk or bike lanes, beginning at Bethesda Avenue and Woodmont Avenue travel north on Woodmont Avenue to Montgomery Avenue.
  • Using sidewalk, turn RIGHT onto Montgomery Avenue toward Pearl Street, crossing Wisconsin Avenue (MD 355)
  • Turn LEFT onto Pearl Street which turns into Maryland Avenue toward Jones Bridge Road
  • At Jones Bridge Road, cross over Jones Bridge Road at Glenbrook Parkway Signal, turn RIGHT onto Jones Bridge Road (using north side path sidewalk) toward Connecticut Avenue (MD 185)
  • At Spring Valley Road Signal, turn right (crossing) to south side of Jones Bridge Road and continue east towards Connecticut Avenue.
  • Continuing to use sidewalk, cross-over Connecticut Avenue (MD 185) continuing toward Jones Mill Road
  • Crossover Jones Mill Road turning LEFT toward Susanna Lane (use sidewalk)
  • Turn Right onto Susanna Lane, following Susanna Lane into Rock Creek Park
  • Follow Trail Detour signage within Rock Creek Park to the Park access near Freyman Drive
  • Using sidewalk, exit the Park onto Freyman Drive turning LEFT on Freyman Drive toward Terrace Drive
  • Using sidewalk, turn LEFT onto Terrace Drive, which turns into Grubb Road toward Spencer Road
  • Using sidewalk, from Grubb Road crossover Lyttonsville Road remaining on Grubb Road toward Spencer Road
  • Turn LEFT onto Spencer Road toward Ross Road and Rosemary Hills Park
  • Enter Rosemary Hills Park following Trail Detour signage toward Michigan Avenue
  • Turn RIGHT onto Michigan Avenue
  • Turn LEFT onto Maine Avenue
  • Turn RIGHT onto Kansas Avenue
  • Turn LEFT following trail detour signage on path towards Stewart Avenue.
  • Turn RIGHT at Brookville Road (using sidewalk)
  • Turn RIGHT onto Warren Street
  • Follow trail detour signs to RIGHT onto Third Avenue
  • Turn LEFT onto Grace Church Road
  • Turn Right onto Second Avenue

Silver Spring toward Bethesda

  • Beginning at Stewart Ave trailhead (CLOSED), follow signs to Stewart Avenue cul-de-sac.
  • CONTINUE onto path towards Kansas Avenue
  • Turn RIGHT onto Kansas Avenue
  • Turn LEFT onto Maine Avenue
  • Turn RIGHT onto Michigan Avenue
  • Turn LEFT into Rosemary Hills Park (via path)
  • Continue along Rosemary Hills Park following Trail Detour signage toward Spencer Road
  • Using sidewalk, exit Rosemary Hills Park onto Spencer Road
  • Using sidewalk, follow Spencer Road toward Grubb Road
  • Using sidewalk, turn RIGHT onto Grubb Road towards Lyttonsville Road
  • Using sidewalk, crossover Lyttonsville Road remaining on Grubb Road, which turns into Terrace Drive
  • Using sidewalk, turn RIGHT from Terrace Drive onto Freyman Drive
  • From Freyman Drive follow Trail Detour signage to Rock Creek Park access on right
  • Once in Rock Creek Park follow Trail Detour signage to the Park access onto Susanna Lane
  • Follow Susanna Lane to Jones Mill Road
  • Using sidewalk, turn LEFT onto Jones Mill Road toward Jones Bridge Road
  • Using sidewalk At Jones Bridge Road turn RIGHT toward Connecticut Avenue (MD 185)
  • Using sidewalk Cross-over Connecticut Avenue (MD 185) continuing on Jones Bridge Road toward Maryland Avenue / Glenbrook Parkway
  • At Spring Valley Road signal, turn RIGHT (crossing) to north side of Jones Bridge Road and continue west on north-side shared use path toward Maryland Avenue / Glenbrook Parkway
  • At Glenbrook Parkway signal, Using sidewalk Turn LEFT (crossing) onto Maryland Avenue, which turns into Pearl Street
  • Continue southbound on Maryland Avenue / Pearl Street following Trail Detour signs
  • SB/WB cyclists to Bethesda should use Cheltenham Drive
  • From southbound Pearl Street, turn right at Cheltenham Drive
  • Continue straight / west through mini traffic circle at Tilbury Street onto Cheltenham Drive
  • Continue straight at MD 355 / Wisconsin Avenue onto Norfolk Avenue
  • Turn LEFT onto Woodmont Avenue toward Bethesda Avenue (using sidewalk / bike lanes) connecting with the existing Capital Crescent Trail