Gerald Connolly Cross County Trail (GCCCT)

Fairfax County, VA


The Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail (GCCCT) is a 40 mile long trail that connects the Occoquan River and the Potomac River. The multi-surface trail runs through stream valleys and urban areas connecting many of Fairfax County's largest parks.



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CCT North

The northern portion of the CCT is the section of trail between the mouth of Difficult Run and Oak Marr Recreation Center. This part of the CCT is mostly natural surface and runs alongside Difficult Run. It provides access to the Colvin Run Trail, Lake Fairfax Park, and Great Falls National Park.



CCT Central

MORE designated the section of the CCT between Oak Marr Recreation Center and the Braddock Rd. underpass as CCT Central. The mostly dirt trail runs through Reston and Oakton at its northern end, then travels along sidewalks and pavement from Oak Marr Rec Center through Wakefield Park.



CCT South

CCT South is the section of the CCT between Braddock Rd. and the Occoquan River. This section is almost entirely paved and runs alongside Accotink Creek and Pohick Creek. The southern portion then passes by Laurel Hill Park and travels near the Lorton Workhouse Arts Center before ending near the Occoquan Regional Park dock.


The GCCCT is suitable for riders of all abilities. MORE subscribes to IMBA's trail difficulty ratings

Formerly the "CCT" the trail was renamed in 2014 after Congressman Gerry Connolly who supported the trail during his time as Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.