Picnic Line: 703-324-8732
Make A Reservation
Thank you for your interest in a Fairfax County Park Authority park for your picnic! We are proud of our parks and are confident that you will enjoy your day. Keep in mind sites are in great demand, so make your reservation early.
Picnic reservations for 2020 open January 1, 2020. Any applications sent in before that date will not be considered.
After January 1, 2020 you may begin to make reservations by downloading and completing the Picnic Area/Picnic Shelter Application and submitting it along with appropriate payment.
Upon receipt of your payment, we will issue to you a Validated Permit.
Please submit the application one of these ways:
- Email: FCPAPicnicApplications@fairfaxcounty.gov
- Mail: 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 425, Fairfax, VA 22035-5500
- Fax it to (703) 653-6672.
Applications take 3-5 business days to process. The Picnic Department stops accepting applications for the upcoming weekend Wednesdays at 12pm.