Lake Fairfax Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

1400 Lake Fairfax Drive
Reston, VA 20190

Christopher Goldbecker,
Lakefront Parks Manager

Lake Fairfax Park

Lake Fairfax- Go ahead and stay a while!

Lake Fairfax is a destination location providing 476 acres of parkland. You’ll find a wide range of family-friendly activities and the necessary facilities to make your visit to Lake Fairfax a memorable multi-day experience. Visitors can enjoy the Water Mine family water park, family and group campgrounds, a skate park, a pump track, several hiking and biking trails, and athletic fields. Lake Fairfax is also home to a wide variety of class, camps and special events.

Under ConstructionCaution Around Stream at Lake Fairfax:
The six-foot safety fencing is up to protect the newly implemented plants. Please remain outside the fence line to allow plant growth.

Campground Closures: The group camping area or "C" Campground is open for reservations. However, the bathhouse is still under construction, and scheduled to open sometime in the fall. Portajons are available, and the use of the family campground or "A" Campground bathhouse is open for business and is not affected by the construction within the park.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Upcoming Featured Events

Jun

16

2:00PM, (6-12 yrs. & 13-Adult) Explore the ecosystem in this weekly program at Lake…

Jun

23

9:00AM, (7-11 yrs.) Learn fishing basics while having fun at Lake Fairfax Park. This…

Jun

26

8:00PM, (4-Adult) Enjoy a naturalist-led walk through the forest to listen for…

Jul

07

2:00PM, (Ages 6-12 yrs. and 13-Adult) Explore the ecosystem in this weekly program at…

Jul

14

2:00PM, (Ages 6-12 yrs. and 13-Adult) Explore the ecosystem in this weekly program at…

Jul

21

2:00PM, (Ages 6-12 yrs. and 13-Adult) Explore the ecosystem in this weekly program at…

 

For recreation and fun in western Fairfax, this 476 acre park includes a 20-acre lake with fishing, the Water Mine family Swimmin’ Hole, boat rentals, carousel, athletic fields, picnic shelters and picnic areas with grills, a playground, restrooms, campgrounds, trails and a skatepark.

The Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole features tubing on the Rattlesnake Lazy River, a tot pool at Tenderfoot Pond, slides, tunnels, and interactive play features designed for young children. The Water Mine is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

Carousel and boat rentals are open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Visit Marina and Carousel for hours of operation details.

The campground, picnic areas , playground, trails and skatepark are open year-round. Virginia State fishing license is required, and sailboats, gasoline and electric-powered boats and swimming are prohibited in the lake.