Begin in Reston, VA. Ride on paved trails to cross 14th st bridge to WDC. Ride paved roads to begin Capital Crescent Trail to the unpaved C&O Canal towpath to campsite. Campsite has well water and porta-potty. On day two continue to White's Ferry, cross the Potomac, climb the hill up to Leesburg on the road and then connect to the W&OD to return to Reston. There are no fees at this time.
This is a well-known route, but there may be changes due to Covid-19