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Lake Fairfax Park


Lake Fairfax Park
[ 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive ] [ Reston, VA 20190 ] [ 703-471-5414 ]

Lake Fairfax

1400 Lake Fairfax Drive
Reston, VA 20190
703-471-5414

Local Map/Directions
Map of Lake Fairfax Park
Aerial View Lake Fairfax Park
Trails Map

Hours of Operation:

  • Lake Fairfax Park grounds are open every day from dawn to dusk.
  • When bad weather strikes, the park may need to alter the normal operating schedule. Call the office to determine the status during inclement weather.

Office Hours:

Daily: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

For recreation and fun in western Fairfax, this 476 acre park includes a 20-acre lake with fishing, the Water Mine family Swimmin’ Hole, boat rentals, carousel, athletic fields, picnic shelters and picnic areas with grills, a playground, restrooms, campgrounds, trails and a skatepark.

The Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole features tubing on the Rattlesnake Lazy River, a tot pool at Tenderfoot Pond, slides, tunnels, and interactive play features designed for young children. The Water Mine is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

Carousel and boat rentals are open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Visit Marina and Carousel for hours of operation details.

The campground, picnic areas , playground, trails and skatepark are open year-round. Virginia State fishing license is required, and sailboats, gasoline and electric-powered boats and swimming are prohibited in the lake.

Lake Fairfax Park Classes/Camps

Parktakes Online!
To register online, click the program title below. All you need is your member number (or barcode number), a valid email address and a Visa or MasterCard. Not a member yet? Sign up today! or call 703-222-4664.

Professional Photography and Filming in FCPA ParksInterested in photographing or filming in beautiful Fairfax County Parks? Find out more about Professional Photography and Commercial Use Permits for Filming in Fairfax County Parks.

Trout Fishing in Fall 2014

trout stocking
If you love to fish for trout join in the fun of the 2014 Trout Program. The temperatures are perfect for fall fishing and the season begins October 11 and runs through November 9, 2014. There will be two stockings, so fishing is bound to be great!

Read more Fishing in the Parks


Upcoming Events

2014 A-Frame Challenge The A-Frame Challenge
Saturday, Oct. 25, 4-8 p.m.
Gaps, Rails, Ledge, Best Trick, Anything Goes and Best Costume Contest. $500 Prize for Advanced 1st Place Winner.
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Ride the Turkey Train Ride the Turkey Train
Saturday, Nov. 15, Sunday, Nov. 16 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ride Engine #62 of the Resources Railroad around Lake Fairfax and through the fall-colored forest as you hear about early Thanksgiving celebrations. Admission $6
Download Flyer


Santa Train Rides Join Santa on a Train Ride
Saturday, Dec. 13, Sunday, Dec. 14 from noon-6 p.m.
Take a break from the rush of the holiday season and ride around on the holiday train with Santa. Admission $10
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Lake Fairfax Skate Park

Skate Park

There are now lights at Lake Fairfax Skate Park. The lights are timed to turn on 30 minutes before sunset. Lights will turn off at 8:15 p.m. in the skate park and 8:30 p.m. in the parking lot. In case of inclement weather or other safety issues, the lights will not be activated.

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Directions

Facility Address and Phone Number:
1400 Lake Fairfax Drive
Reston, VA 22039
703-471-5414


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