Lake Accotink Park

CONTACT INFORMATION: Park hours: Dawn to dusk daily. Office hours:10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.
703-569-3464 TTY 711
7500 Accotink Park Road
Springfield, VA 22150
Dan Grulke
Site Manager

Lake Accotink Park

Lake Accotink - Experience solitude

It’s hard to believe that the beltway is less than a mile away when you’re standing on the tranquil and quiet shores of Lake Accotink Park. This 476-acre park provides excellent opportunities to relax, learn, and enjoy the natural resources of both Lake Accotink and Accotink Creek. In addition to trail systems and waterfront activities Lake Accotink Park offers many family-friendly activities including, picnic areas, class, camps, and special events.

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Upcoming Featured Events

Apr

20

10:00AM, (5-Adult) In this introductory course parents and children will learn how to…

Apr

23

10:00AM, (7-12 yrs.) This program for school-aged children focuses on the natural and…

May

04

9:00AM, (5-Adult) In this introductory course parents and children will learn how to…

May

04

12:00PM, (12-Adult) Learn how to use your phone to enhance your outdoor experiences.…

May

05

8:00AM, (8-Adult) Join our park naturalist on a hike and explore wild plants and…

May

18

7:00AM, (4-Adult) Learn identification tips by sight and sound and how to make your…

Task Force on the Future of Lake Accotink

The Task Force on the Future of Lake Accotink was convened in the spring of 2023 to review and consider Fairfax County staff’s recommendation that the lake not be dredged.


Playground Replacement Project

Learn more about the Lake Accotink Park Playground Replacement Project.


Facilities and activities vary with the season and include bike rentals, canoe and pedal boat rentals, boat launch, fishing, nine-green double-holed miniature golf course, antique carousel, snack bar, pavilion shelters and picnic areas with grills (some areas may be reserved, call 703-324-8732), restrooms, playground, sand volleyball court and basketball court. Situated along the Cross County Trail, the park has a four-mile loop, natural-surface hiking/biking trail. Loop trail users please note: The trail section by the dam frequently floods during rain events and there is no bypass.

Lake Accotink Park Anniversary Celebration

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