Park Authority

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
703-324-8700 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Jai Cole
Executive Director

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Enjoy a New Year’s Day Hike With a Naturalist at Burke Lake

Burke Lake HikeIf you want to join in the fun of First Hike 2023, consider a sunrise or sunset hike with a naturalist at Burke Lake Park on New Year’s Day!

Discover hidden natural treasures right in our own community with the help of an experienced guide as you enjoy a comfortable hike at Burke Lake Park. Take in the picturesque features of the park under the beautiful hues of a sunrise or sunset. It’s also a great opportunity to take a great photo to enter in the county’s First Hike Fairfax Photo Contest!

Both hikes will take place on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. The sunrise hike will take place from 7 to 8 a.m. The sunset hike will run from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Preregistration is required; enrollment is $8 per person. Hikes are appropriate for participants ages 4 and up; children must be accompanied by an adult who is also registered for the hike.

Register for Sunrise Hike

Register for Sunset Hike

Burke Lake Park is located at 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, Virginia. For information, call 703-323-6600 or visit Burke Lake Park.

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