Lakefront Parks, Fairfax County Park Authority
BURKE LAKE PARK is located
at 7315 Ox Road in Fairfax Station. Its 888 acres feature a 218-acre
lake with fishing, boating, rowboat rental, campgrounds , a
miniature train, a carousel, outdoor volleyball courts, an 18-hole par 3 golf course, disk
golf, an ice cream parlor and snack bar, picnic areas with grills,
playgrounds and a miniature golf
course. The fishing pier is accessible to persons with
disabilities. Privately owned boats with electric motors are permitted
on the lake. No gasoline powered water-craft are permitted. Swimming and windsurfing are
prohibited. Nominal fees are required for boat rentals,
camping, carousel, train and other activities.
Directions: Take beltway Exit 54A (Braddock Road) west to left
on Burke Lake Road, to left on Ox Road, to park entrance on left.
The telephone number at Burke Lake Park is 703-323-6601.
LAKE ACCOTINK PARK is
located at 7500 Accotink Park Road in Springfield. Its 493 acres
include a 55-acre lake with boating, fishing, hiking, miniature golf, a
carousel, snack bar, tourboat rides, trails, picnic areas and
playgrounds. Boats powered by electric motors, sailboats under 15 feet
and kayaks are allowed on the lake. . Swimming and windsurfing are
prohibited. Nominal fees are required for miniature
golf, the carousel, rowboat, pedal boat and canoe rentals.
Lake Accotink Park offers
classes in fine arts, sports and fitness, dog obedience, and
Directions: Lake Accotink may be reached from I-95 by
taking Old Keene Mill Rd. west to right on Hanover Ave. to left on
Highland Ave. to right on Accotink Park Rd. to front entrance on left.
The telephone number at Lake Accotink Park is
Click Here For Map of Picnic Areas and Marina at Lake Accotink
LAKE FAIRFAX PARK is located
at 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive in Reston. Its 476 acres include a 18-acre
lake, The Water
Mine, an outdoor swimming pool enveloped by a lazy river;
fishing, a carousel, campgrounds, trails,
playground and picnic
Nominal fees are charged for the Water Mine, marina, carousel, and
camping. Swimming and windsurfing
are prohibited in the lake.
Directions: Lake Fairfax Park may be reached by taking
Beltway Exit 47A which is Route 7 or Leesburg Pike west to a left on
Baron Cameron Avenue to the second left on Lake Fairfax Drive.
The telephone number at Lake Fairfax Park is