Picnic Areas

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

703-324-8732
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 425
Fairfax, VA 22035-5500

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Picnics

Picnic Line: 703-324-8732

Picnic Reservations

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 2018 open January 1, 2018. Any applications sent in before that date will not be considered.

After January 1, 2018 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.

 

The Fairfax County Park Authority has a variety of picnic areas, shelters, and amphitheaters perfect for hosting birthdays, graduations, church events and picnic outings. Picnic applications for 2018 open January 1, 2018. Any applications sent in before that date will not be considered.

After January 1, 2018 you may begin to make reservations by downloading and completing the picnic application.

Please submit the application one of these ways:

For information about reservable areas, please email the Picnic Department at FCPAPicnicApplications@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Reservable areas are open from dawn to dusk and fees are based on a per day, single use rate. The amphitheaters are rentable for a 4-hour block minimum.

We now offer sports equipment bag rental for Burke Lake, Frying Pan, Lake Accotink, Lake Fairfax, and Riverbend. For more information on sports equipment bag rental please call the picnic reservations at 703-324-8732 Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

Picnics