Rapids Bridge and East Capital Ruins

EASY 3 reviews
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Rapids Bridge and East Capital Ruins is a 2.2 mile loop trail located near Washington, District of Columbia that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and horses and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
252 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

horseback riding

trail running

walking

forest

Check for closures during Beach Drive Construction 2018: https://www.nps.gov/rocr/learn/management/beach-drive-rehabilitation.htm

hiking
4 months ago

Awesome!! Went with the kids and had tons of fun. Beautiful trail!

5 months ago

Love the hill at the end. Great hike! Beautiful walk by the creek.

hiking
11 months ago

Really nice, shady trail with a long stretch along the creek, including lots of spots to go right down to it. Some elevation changes. Watch out for the horse poo though! It is well traveled by the horses. Great with kids.