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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Colvin Run Mill Reservable Picnic Areas

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.

*Rental Fee is a per day, single use rate.
**Half day reservations available April 1 through May 26 and October 1 through November 31, for 9am-1:30pm or 3:30-8pm. Rental Fee is a per half day, single use rate.
¹ Prime rates apply Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays.
² Non-Prime rates apply Monday through Thursday.

Under ConstructionUPDATE!
Starting in 2019, the Picnic Department will no longer issue permits for Colvin Run Mill's picnic area. That section of the park will become a shared space for free, public use. Thank you for your support and understanding.

Colvin Run Park Picnic Area

Colvin Run Mill Picnic Area

Seating Capacity: 60
Maximum Capacity: 75
Tables: 10 (Exact amount may vary)
Grilling is Prohibited
Electricity: No
Prime¹: $70*
Non-Prime²: $55*
Prime¹ Half Day: $50**
Non-Prime² Half Day: $35**

AMPLIFED SOUND IS NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.
INFLATABLES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

 
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Colvin Run Mill Amenities

Visit Colvin Run Mill

  • 19th century operational water powered gristmill
  • General Store
  • Trail
  • Restrooms located within General Store. General Store is open Wednesday through Monday 11am - 4pm, closed on Tuesdays.

Picnic At The Parks