For the location of the
parking area for Eakins Park parking area click here for a link to Google Maps. For the location of the
access road to the Camelot Pool parking area click here.
This section of the Cross County Trail is ideal for both
walkers and bicyclist of all ages. It is flat, mostly shade, hard surfaced,
and has only one road crossing. It is wheelchair accessible at all points
with parking available at Prosperity Avenue. It is also possible to park on
Camelot Dr. and use the Camelot Pool parking lot access road to connect to
the CCT. The next sections going east or south are similar until reaching
This section of the trail is described as east or west although
the general direction of the whole trail is north and south. Going east you
will be traveling toward the Occoquan River. Going west will eventually take
you to Great Falls Park.
- (East) This section of the trail starts at the
parking area for Eakin Park on Prosperity Avenue. Follow the asphalt trail
from Prosperity Avenue with the parking area on your right.
(West) The intersection with Prosperity Avenue concludes this section
of the walk. To continue on the next section of the CCT follow the trail
on the other side of Prosperity Avenue.
- (East)(West) A minor creek crossing washed out
a section of the trail here following several days of heavy rain in June
- (East) A gravel trail intersects from the left.
The CCT follows the asphalt trail to the right. An interesting pond can
be found a short distance down the gravel trail. Return to the CCT after
viewing the pond.
(West) A gravel trail intersects from the right. The CCT follows
the asphalt trail to the left. An interesting pond can be found a short
distance down the gravel trail. Return to the CCT after viewing the pond.
- (East) (West) The trail is sunny as it passes
Eakin Community Park.
- (East) The trail reenters a wooded area with
shade after passing the park.
(West) The trail leaves a wooded area to pass next to athletic fields
making up Eakin Community Park.
- (East) The trail crosses Woodburn Road. After
crossing that road the trail turns right to meet Accotink Creek at which
point it turns left to follow that creek.
(West) The trail turns right at Woodburn Road. After a short distance
it turns left to cross that road. After the road crossing it turns slightly
to the left as it reenters a wooded area.
- (East)(West) The trail surface changes from
gravel to concrete here.
- (East) The trail narrows slightly as it passes
under King Arthur Road. A connection from King Arthur Road intersects from
the left after passing under that road. Continue straight on the present
trail as it follows the creek.
(West) A trail intersects from the right leading to King Arthur Road.
Take the trail to the left under King Arthur Road. This section of the trail
is slightly narrower than the other sections. The trail continues to follow
the creek on the left.
- (East) This section of the walk ends at the
Camelot Pool parking area near Camelot Drive. An access road from the parking
area leads to Camelot Drive. You may continue straight on the current trail
to follow the next section of the trail or turn around to go back to your
(West) This section of the walk starts at the Camelot Pool parking
area at the end of an access road from Camelot Drive. Turn right from the
access trail from the parking lot and follow the CCT with the creek on your
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