Downtown Reston to Lake Anne

Looking to explore the trails and green spaces that make Reston famous? This special ride will take you from Reston Town Center to Lake Anne Historic District via Reston’s car-free Green Trail.

Grab a bike from the station at Library St & Freedom Dr to begin your trip.

Hop onto the Green Trail on the north side of Market Street and follow it along Reston Parkway

  • Turn right to take the pedestrian tunnel under Reston Parkway
  • Head left out of the tunnel towards Bowman Towne Drive
  • Cross Shore Drive, then turn left towards Lake Anne Village Center
  • Dock at the station at Lake Anne Village Center and enjoy the lake, restaurants and businesses at the Village Center—the perfect place to spend an afternoon in Reston

Local tip: The total trip distance is nearly 2 miles and takes the average rider about 25 minutes on Capital Bikeshare. Keep track of time to make sure you don’t go over your 30 minutes.

Photo by Charlotte Geary