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Meeting Schedule

Board Meetings are held monthly. Check our Facebook page for general membership meetings.

Current Board Members

Julie Ben-Achour, President
Jean Reimers, Vice-President
Joan Burkgren, Treasurer
Jane Fragola, Secretary
Sue Bennett, Director


Visit our Facebook Page for the latest news on upcoming meetings & trail events.

Shop Local and Support Trails

Our local nurseries have been especially supportive of making Great Falls a more Pedestrian, Equestrian, and Bike friendly community. This holiday season, support our local nurseries by purchasing your greens at Pots and Plants on the Pike and Krops Crops.

If you purchase your Christmas Tree from Pots and Plants, you can choose to donate $5 or more to support the creation of a trail along the Pike. 100% of your donation goes directly to trail construction.

This will be a vital connection along the Pike into Great Falls Village. Perfect for taking a walk into town to see the Village Christmas Tree or celebrate the season with friends at a local restaurant.

Join us this season by shopping local and supporting community trails!

Have a Healthy Holiday Season!
Your Friends at
Great Falls Trail Blazers

Trailblazers at Work!

Members of the Great Falls Trailblazers and United Methodist church volunteers worked on April 16, 2016 to improve the trail in front of the church along Georgetown Pike. GFTB members in attendance were Jean Reimers, Julie Ben-Achour. Sue Bennett and Karen Jones Niedringhaus.

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Trail Crosswalk Improvements At Route 7 and Colvin Run

Fairfax County will start construction on Project No. ST-000003-018, Leesburg Pike/Colvin Run Road Pedestrian Access Improvement Project, on April 18, 2016 and is expected to complete construction by early 2017.

This project will add a signalized pedestrian crosswalk at the intersection of Leesburg Pike and Colvin Run Road, providing a safe crossing for pedestrians and improving access to the Cross County Trail system. Construction will involve intersection modification, lane widening, and the installation of 203 linear feet of new sidewalk, bus pads, and pedestrian accessibility improvements. Signal modification improvements will include new mast poles, pedestrian signals, signage, pavement marking, and other associated improvements.

These improvements involve construction of retaining walls, storm drainage structures, fencing, and other related improvements. There may be lane closures during off-peak hours, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

If you have questions, please contact Qais Bashir, at 703-324-5085 or

Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan 2013 Edition

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The Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan is a guide used for decision-making about the built and natural environment.

Trail Blazers help fight flooding at River Bend

Trail Etiquette. Many of our local trails are on private property. Help us keep these trails open for all to enjoy by following these guidelines.