Burke Lake Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Daily 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

703-323-6600
TTY 711

7315 Ox Road
Fairfax Station, VA 22039

Christopher Goldbecker,
Lakefront Parks Manager

Burke Lake Park Events

 

Campfire Saturdays-Stargazing

11/30/2019 7:00 pm


(3-Adult) Enjoy a stroll along the lakeshore at Burke Lake Park and learn about the constellations, their stories and other night-sky features. Our astronomical naturalist identifies the stars for you and will have some telescopes for you to use. The program concludes with a campfire. S'mores ingredients are provided; hot dogs are welcome. The program at Burke Lake…

Celebration Station

12/06/2019 6:00 pm


Fri & Sat, Dec. 6-7. When the sun goes down, we turn the lights up! Burke Lake's train station magically transforms into the Celebration Station on select nights this holiday season. The park’s train station, carousel and train tracks will be festively lit for a unique experience filled with lights and memories. Train rides are scheduled every 20 minutes.

Winter Wonderland

12/07/2019 12:00 pm


Sat.-Sun., Dec. 7 & 8. (Ages 2-Adult) Ride the Holiday Express or the Carolers Carousel. Gather round the fire and cook s'mores. Visit with Santa and enjoy hot chocolate. Multiple activities in one of the biggest family events of the year at Burke Lake Park.

Celebration Station

12/07/2019 6:00 pm


Sat, Dec. 7. When the sun goes down, we turn the lights up! Burke Lake's train station magically transforms into the Celebration Station on select nights this holiday season. The park’s train station, carousel and train tracks will be festively lit for a unique experience filled with lights and memories. Train rides are scheduled every 20 minutes.

Winter Wonderland

12/08/2019 12:00 pm


Sun., Dec. 8. (Ages 2-Adult) Ride the Holiday Express or the Carolers Carousel. Gather round the fire and cook s'mores. Visit with Santa and enjoy hot chocolate. Multiple activities in one of the biggest family events of the year at Burke Lake Park.

Birding on the Boat

12/10/2019 7:00 am


(8-Adult) Enjoy a naturalist-led bird program aboard a tour boat. This voyage gives you a closer look at some of the birds and animals that call Burke Lake home. The program at Burke Lake Park runs from 7 to 8:30 a.m. The cost is $10 per person. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. Children age 12 and younger must be accompanied by a registered adult. For…

Celebration Station

12/13/2019 6:00 pm


Fri & Sat, Dec. 13-14. When the sun goes down, we turn the lights up! Burke Lake's train station magically transforms into the Celebration Station on select nights this holiday season. The park’s train station, carousel and train tracks will be festively lit for a unique experience filled with lights and memories. Train rides are scheduled every 20 minutes.

Winter Wonderland

12/14/2019 12:00 pm


Sat.-Sun., Dec. 14 & 15. (Ages 2-Adult) Ride the Holiday Express or the Carolers Carousel. Gather round the fire and cook s'mores. Visit with Santa and enjoy hot chocolate. Multiple activities in one of the biggest family events of the year at Burke Lake Park.

Celebration Station

12/14/2019 6:00 pm


Sat., Dec. 14. When the sun goes down, we turn the lights up! Burke Lake's train station magically transforms into the Celebration Station on select nights this holiday season. The park’s train station, carousel and train tracks will be festively lit for a unique experience filled with lights and memories. Train rides are scheduled every 20 minutes.

Winter Wonderland

12/15/2019 12:00 pm


Sun., Dec. 15. (Ages 2-Adult) Ride the Holiday Express or the Carolers Carousel. Gather round the fire and cook s'mores. Visit with Santa and enjoy hot chocolate. Multiple activities in one of the biggest family events of the year at Burke Lake Park.

Healthy Strides 5k/10k

05/02/2020 7:30 am


Head out to Burke Lake Park on May 4th and join the Fairfax County Park Authority for the 8th annual Healthy Strides 5k/10k!
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