Cross County Trail (CCT)

 5 votes

40.3 Miles 64.9 Kilometers

 

99% 

Runnable

Singletrack

1,339' 408 m

Ascent

-1,181' -360 m

Descent

419' 128 m

High

4' 1 m

Low

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

15%

Max Grade (8°)

Unknown

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A trail allowing you to experience the entire Fairfax County.

Peter Magnuson

Overview

Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Lake — River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Runner Notes

This trail covers it all in 40 miles. This is a great running trail due its the flat and paved nature. There are off-road sections with most of that being doubletrack. Watch the map or download the route as there are sections that are not as well marked. Make sure you have the Virginia data downloaded so that you can use the Trail Run Project mobile app.

Description

This trail is good no matter which way you travel it. On one end you have Great Falls Park and its trail system. On the other end you have Occoquan with its restaurants and boutique shops. Because this trail goes through a busy and heavily populated county, there are tons of locations through which you can get on and off the trail. In fact, my guess is that you can be on this trail and not even know it. There are plenty of places to grab a drink if you need it as well.

The big plus is that there are also sections where you'll have no idea you are in such a populated area.

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May 30, 2017
Chris Kroehler
Very muddy! Section between Colvin Run and W&OD has large construction areas 19mi
Feb 26, 2016
Chris Kroehler
Started at the difficult run parking lot on Georgetown pike and went 8 miles south 9mi — 2h 25m

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