Fraser Preserve Park on the shoulder close to Springvale. This is also where we meet. GPS Coordinates: 39.034707,-77.309569 Physical Address: 10603 Allenwood Ln, Great Falls, VA 22066 Driving Directions: From the Capital Beltway (I-495) in McLean, VA: Take Exit 44 to get onto Georgetown Pike (VA 193) heading roughly west. Proceed for 7.7 miles, passing through community of Great Falls at 6.3 mile mark. Then turn right at traffic light onto Springvale Road (VA 674) and proceed for 2 miles. Then, just after Beach Mill Road comes in from the right, follow the road as it makes a sharp left turn at yellow arrow and continue for about 25 yards, and take the first right to get back on Springvale (which cleverly becomes VA 755). Continue for about 0.5 miles and turn left onto Allenwood Lane. Park on the shoulder close to Springvale. This is where we meet. Public Transportation: There is no public transportation to this area. NOTE: Please remember to take the leader(s) number(s) with you but please respect the fact that we are all volunteers and there is often no cell coverage at trailheads and varies according to service provider. If you call very close to hike time, please understand that we are very busy with pre-hike preparations for ourselves in addition to group sign in, pre-hike briefing, and then leading the hike. It is also very difficult to provide instructions to someone while following them too, hence providing very detailed directions on this separate page. Leaders are advised to not answer phones once a hike is started so we don't miss a turn on the trail due to the distraction of a call. Thank you for your understanding and see you there!

 

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