Lake Accotink Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION:

703-569-3464
TTY 711

7500 Accotink Park Road
Springfield, VA 22150

Christopher Goldbecker,
Lakefront Parks Manager

Lake Accotink Park Events

Amphibians After Dark

06/27/2018 8:00 pm


(7-Adult) Assist park naturalists with a calling amphibian survey at Lake Accotink Park. Learn how to identify frogs and toads by their calls as we explore pools and ponds from 8 to 9 p.m. The cost is $6 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. For more information, call 703-569-3464.

Reptile Survey

07/08/2018 8:00 am


(7-Adult) Assist a naturalist with a reptile survey at Lake Accotink Park. Learn the habits and habitats of the aggressive but misunderstood water snakes as we search for them and document their size, gender and location. The program runs from 8 to 9 a.m., and the cost is $6 per person. Wear shoes that can get wet. Children must be accompa­nied by a registered…

Reptile Survey

07/12/2018 8:00 am


(7-Adult) Assist a naturalist with a reptile survey at Lake Accotink Park. Learn the habits and habitats of the aggressive but misunderstood water snakes as we search for them and document their size, gender and location. The program runs from 8 to 9 a.m., and the cost is $6 per person. Wear shoes that can get wet. Children must be accompa­nied by a registered…

Kayak the Marsh at Lake Accotink

07/15/2018 8:00 am


(13-Adult) Paddle Lake Accotink’s tranquil waters with a naturalist guide for an early morning view of wildlife. Glide past bald eagle nests. Single-seat kayak and life preserver provided. No previous ex­perience required. Boaters younger than 16 must be accompa­nied by an adult registered in the program. This program from 8 to 10 a.m. will be canceled in the event…

Canine Cruise

07/15/2018 6:00 pm


(8-Adult) Treat your canine companion to a special cruise aboard Lake Accotink Park's pontoon tour boat. Watch for waterfowl such as ducks, geese and herons. Look up and you might spot one of the parks resident eagles. Cruise time is 6 to 7 p.m., and the cost is $7 per person. Limit one dog per person. Register under the person's name. All dogs must be leashed,…

Night Kayaking

07/18/2018 7:30 pm


(13-Adult) Enjoy Lake Accotink after dark in a kayak. Many nocturnal animals come out after dark and the view from a kayak is a great way to see them. Bring flashlights and dress for the activity. This program from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. costs $30 per person. For more information, call 703-569-3464.

Canine Cruise

07/29/2018 6:00 pm


(8-Adult) Treat your canine companion to a special cruise aboard Lake Accotink Park's pontoon tour boat. Watch for waterfowl such as ducks, geese and herons. Look up and you might spot one of the parks resident eagles. Cruise time is 6 to 7 p.m., and the cost is $7 per person. Limit one dog per person. Register under the person's name. All dogs must be leashed,…