Lake Accotink Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

7500 Accotink Park Road
Springfield, VA 22150

Christopher Goldbecker,
Lakefront Parks 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 493 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.

Under ConstructionPARDON OUR DUST: Carousel CLOSED for the season

Due to needed repairs, the Lake Accotink Park carousel will be closed for the rest of the season and will not be in operation until 2018.

Please contact the FCPA rental office at 703-324-8745 if this closure negatively affects a shelter rental you may have made.

Please contact the Lake Accotink Park main office at 703-569-3464 if this closure negatively affects any birthday party reservations you may have made.

Upcoming Featured Events



10:00AM, (1-3 yrs.) You and your toddler join our naturalist in the classroom and…


Facilities and activities vary with the season and include bike rentals, canoe and pedal boat rentals, boat launch, tour boat rides, 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.

Field Trips

Lake Fairfax during Fall