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Marina and Carousel

Come visit the marina or ride the beautifully restored antique carousel at Lake Fairfax Park! Enjoy our 18 acre lake, wildlife and beautiful scenery while operating a pedal boat or taking a leisurely ride on the tour boat. Our trained staff pilot the tour boat and will assist you when launching and returning from your pedal boat ride. Pedal boat rentals include U.S. Coast Guard approved PFDs (Personal Flotation Devices.) Whether skilled or novice on the water, you will enjoy the features offered at Lake Fairfax Park marina.

Want to stay on dry ground? Bring a pole and try your hand at fishing from the shoreline or dock. A Virginia State Fresh Water Fishing License is required for anyone fishing who is 16 years or older. Fishing from personal boats or rental boats is not permitted.


Operating hours for Carousel and Boat House
Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day
No rentals after 5:30 p.m.
Dates Days Times
May 24 - Jun 29
Saturdays & Sundays 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Jun 30 - Sep 1 Daily 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Carousel Fees

  • $1.75 per person
  • Children 2 and under are free.  Parent may ride with their small child at no charge.

Marina Fees

Tour Boat Rides
Adult $2.00 per person
Child (12 years and younger) $1.50
  • 2 years and younger are free.
Pedal Boat Rentals
Half-hour Rental Fee¹ $6.00* M-F / $7.00* Weekends & Holidays
Hourly Rental Fee¹ $10.00* M-F / $11.00* Weekends & Holidays
  • At least one person in the pedal boat must be age 16 or older.
  • Not more than three persons per pedal boat.
Private Boat, Launch Fees
Single Launch¹ $2.00*
Season Pass $20.00*
  • Launching: All private boats launched will pay a $2.00 launch fee.
  • Inflated boats may be used on the lake, provided they have a minimum of three separate air chambers.
  • Please note: No boats powered by motor, sailboats or paddle boards are permitted on the lake.
  • Fishing from personal or rental boats is not permitted.
¹Senior Citizens ( age 65 or older) receive 35% discount Monday - Friday, excluding Holidays
*Item fee includes tax.

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