Picnic Areas

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

703-324-8732
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 105
Fairfax, VA 22035-5500

Morgan Chapin,
Picnic Reservation Coordinator

Burke Lake Park Reservable Areas

Notice

Reservation capacities may be lower than advertised number due to COVID-19 Guidelines. Please email FCPAPicnicApplications@fairfaxcounty.gov for additional information.

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.

To make a reservation download and complete the Picnic Area/Picnic Shelter Application and submitting it along with appropriate payment. Upon receipt of your payment, a validated Picnic Permit will be issued.

Please submit the application one of these ways:

  • Email: FCPAPicnicApplications@fairfaxcounty.gov (do not include payment information)
  • Mail: FCPA Picnic Department - 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 425, Fairfax, VA 22035-5500 (do not mail cash)
  • In person: 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 105, Fairfax, VA 22035-5500 (contact us in advance for updated office hours)
  • Fax it to (703) 653-6672 (with payment information)
  • Or book online for immediate permitting of select facilities and timeslots

Applications may take up to 3-5 business days to process. The Picnic Department stops accepting applications for the upcoming weekend Thursdays at 4 p.m.

*Full day reservations available 9 a.m. - Sunset. Rental fee is per day, single use rate.
**Half day reservations available Non-Prime² days only starting Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. - Sunset. Rental fee is per half day, single use rate. TIME SLOTS ARE NOT NEGOTIABLE.
¹ Prime rates apply Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays.
² Non-Prime rates apply Monday through Thursday.

*Hourly reservations available Sunrise - Sunset. Rental Fee is per 4-hour minimum time slot, single use rate. This unit is not web bookable. To book the Amphitheater, please submit a picnic application.
¹ Prime rates apply Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays.
² Non-Prime rates apply Monday through Thursday.

*Hourly reservations available Sunrise - Sunset. Rental Fee is per 1-hour minimum time slot, single use rate. This unit is not web bookable. To book a Volleyball Court, please submit a picnic application.

Rental Fee: $25/hr with Picnic Reservation
Rental Fee: $30/hr without Picnic Reservation

*Full day reservations available 9 a.m. - Sunset. Rental fee is per day, single use rate. This unit is not web bookable. To add a Sports Bag to your reservation, please contact the Picnic Department.
**Sports Bags are not available without a picnic reservation.

 

Burke Lake Shelter A

Burke Lake Shelter A

Seating Capacity: 192
Maximum Capacity: 250
Tables: 20 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 3
Electricity: Yes
Prime¹: $365*
Non-Prime²: $260*
Non-Prime² Half Day: $165***

INFLATABLES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.


There are Entrance Fees for non-county residents on weekends and holidays only (no charge on weekdays), April through late October.

 
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Burke Lake Shelter B

Burke Lake Shelter B

Seating Capacity: 192
Maximum Capacity: 250
Tables: 20 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 3
Electricity: Yes
Prime¹: $365*
Non-Prime²: $260*
Non-Prime² Half Day: $165***

INFLATABLES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.


There are Entrance Fees for non-county residents on weekends and holidays only (no charge on weekdays), April through late October.

 
Click for Availability Calendar

Burke Lake Shelter C

Burke Lake Shelter C

Seating Capacity: 192
Maximum Capacity: 250
Tables: 20 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 3
Electricity: Yes
Prime¹: $365*
Non-Prime²: $260*
Non-Prime² Half Day: $165***

INFLATABLES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

There are Entrance Fees for non-county residents on weekends and holidays only (no charge on weekdays), April through late October.

 
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Burke Lake Picnic Area #2

Burke Lake Picnic Area #2 Seating Capacity: 100
Maximum Capacity: 100
Tables: 19 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 5
Electricity: No
Prime¹: $160*
Non-Prime²: $100*
Non-Prime² Half Day: $65**

INFLATABLES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.


There are Entrance Fees for non-county residents on weekends and holidays only (no charge on weekdays), April through late October.

 
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Burke Lake Volleyball Courts 1-4

GRILLING IS NOT PERMITTED IN THIS AREA.

There are Entrance Fees for non-county residents on weekends and holidays only (no charge on weekdays), April through late October.

 
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Burke Lake Shelter D (Ice Cream Parlor Shelter)

Burke Lake Shelter D (Ice Cream Parlor Shelter)

Seating Capacity: 30
Maximum Capacity: 30
Tables: 4 (Exact amount may vary)
Grilling is Prohibited
Electricity: No
Rental Fee: $90*

*Rental Fee is per 2-hour time slot, single use rate.
Time Slots: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. and 4 - 6 p.m.

INFLATABLES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

AMPLIFIED SOUND IS NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

FOOD TRUCKS ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

There are Entrance Fees for non-county residents on weekends and holidays only (no charge on weekdays), April through October.

 
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*2-Hour time slot reservations available 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Rental Fee is per 2-hour time slot, single rate use. TIME SLOTS ARE NOT NEGOTIABLE.


Burke Lake Shelter E

Coming Soon

Seating Capacity: 30
Maximum Capacity: 30
Tables: 4 (Exact amount may vary)
Grilling is Prohibited
Electricity: No
Rental Fee: $90*

INFLATABLES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

AMPLIFIED SOUND IS NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

FOOD TRUCKS ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

There are Entrance Fees for non-county residents on weekends and holidays only (no charge on weekdays), April through October.

 
Click for Availability Calendar

*2-Hour time slot reservations available 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Rental Fee is per 2-hour time slot, single rate use. TIME SLOTS ARE NOT NEGOTIABLE.


Burke Lake Shelter F

Coming Soon

Seating Capacity: 30
Maximum Capacity: 30
Tables: 4 (Exact amount may vary)
Grilling is Prohibited
Electricity: No
Rental Fee: $90*

INFLATABLES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

AMPLIFIED SOUND IS NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

FOOD TRUCKS ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

There are Entrance Fees for non-county residents on weekends and holidays only (no charge on weekdays), April through October.

 
Click for Availability Calendar

*2-Hour time slot reservations available 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Rental Fee is per 2-hour time slot, single rate use. TIME SLOTS ARE NOT NEGOTIABLE.


Burke Lake Amphitheater

Burke Lake Amphitheater

Maximum Capacity: 100
Electricity: Yes

Prime¹: $20/Hr* (4-Hr minimum)
Non-Prime²: $15/Hr* (4-Hr minimum)

FOOD IS NOT PERMITTED IN THIS AREA.

There are Entrance Fees for non-county residents on weekends and holidays only (no charge on weekdays), April through late October.

 
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Burke Lake Sports Bag

Sports Bag

Sports Bag rental includes: 1 Volleyball, 5 Frisbees, 1 Bocce set, 2 Footballs, 1 Basketball, 1 Kick ball, 1 Soccer ball, 2 Wiffle balls, 1 Wiffle ball bat, 1 Pump with pin.

Rental Fee: $25*

 
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Burke Lake Park Amenities

Visit Burke Lake Park

Volleyball courts
Carousel & Miniature Train
Frisbee golf course
Mini golf course
Driving range
Marina, boating and fishing
Campground
Multi-purpose fields
Ice cream parlor
Playgrounds
Trails
Restrooms

Click to view in Google Maps

Burke Lake Park Location

7315 Ox Road
Fairfax Station, VA, 22039

Map of Burke Lake Park

From Route 123 North
The park entrance is on the right. If you see the golf course then you have gone too far.
The golf course entrance will be the next right beyond the park entrance.

From Route 123 South
The golf course entrance is the first left off Ox Road (Route 123).
The park entrance is the second left off Ox Road (Route 123).

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