the location of the parking area for step 1 of this walk click here
for a link to Google Maps. For the location of the parking area for
step 2 click here.
This section of the Cross County Trail follows Miller
Heights Road for a distance of about ¼ miles before entering a wooded area.
People wishing to walk the entire section should start at point 1 in the directions.
People wishing to just visit the off road sections should start at point 2.
Parking is available along the side of Miller Heights Road for either starting
These directions are stated in terms of east and west
since that is the general direction of this section of the trail. The overall
direction of the trail is north and south. People going east are headed toward
the southern part of the county. West corresponds to travel toward the northern
part of the county.
- (East) This section of the walk starts at the
marker opposite 3219 Miller Heights Road. People leaving the prior section
of trail should turn right upon reaching Miller Heights Road and follow
the gravel shoulder of the road. Walking along the shoulder of the road
the numbers on the mailboxes should all be even and should be increasing.
(West) This section of the walk ends at the trail marker opposite
3219 Miller Heights Road. To continue into the next section turn left and
enter the woods here.
- (East) Notice the crosswalk just prior to 3300
Miller Heights Road. Turn left and cross at this crosswalk. The trail enters
the woods. This portion of the trail may be muddy for the first 30 feet
after a rain.
(West) The trail meets Miller Heights Road. To continue on to point
1 on the map cross at the crosswalk and turn right to walk along the gravel
shoulder next to the guardrail. Continue on the gravel shoulder for about
- (East) The trail passes a fence. Continue along
the current trail.
(West) The trail passes next to a fence. Continue along the trail
as it turns right away from the fence.
- (East)(West) The trail makes a crossing over
a small stream.
- (East) A trail intersects from the right. Continue
straight on the current trail.
(West) A trail intersects from the left. Continue straight on the
- (East) The trail makes a stream crossing. On
the other side a trail intersects from the right. Continue straight on the
(West) A trail intersects from the left at a stream crossing. Continue
straight across the stream.
- (East) (West) The trail makes a stream crossing.
- (East) The trail leaves the woods and passes
next to a fence separating it from a golf course. There is also a fence
on the left separating the trail from private property. The putting green
on the right seems to be popular.
(West) The trail leaves the fenced area and enters the woods. Notice
the golfers on the putting green on the left just before you enter the woods.
- (East) The trail turns right at a corner of
the golf course and bushes separate it from the fence.
(West) The trail turns left at a corner of the golf course. The trail
is separated from the golf course by a fence on the left and from private
property by a fence on the right.
- (East)(West) The trail makes a stream crossing.
- (East) The trail changes to a hard surface.
Soon the trail intersects with an asphalt trail and the fence turns right.
Turn right to follow the asphalt trail along the fence.
(West) The fence on the left side of the trail turns at an intersecting
trail. Turn left to follow the hard surface trail along the fence. After
a short distance the trail surface changes to dirt.
- (East)(West) A dirt trail intersects. Continue
straight on the asphalt trail.
- (East) The trail intersects with Jermantown
Road. This marks the end of this section of the trail. To continue onto
the next section of the trail turn left onto the asphalt trail on the side
of Jermantown Road.
(West) People traveling on the previous section of the CCT should
look for an intersecting asphalt trail on the right after crossing Elmendorf
Drive. Notice the display case on the left side of the trail just prior
to the woods. Take the asphalt trail into the woods as it follows the edge
of the Oak Marr Rec Center. If you reach the entrance to the Oak Marr Rec
Center you have gone too far.