Picnic Reservation Coordinator
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, please book online, fill out the web form, or submit an application. Once payment is received, a Sales Receipt (Picnic Permit) will be issued by email.
Web Forms or Applications may take up to 3-5 business days to process. Without a Sales Receipt (Picnic Permit) the reservation request is not confirmed. The Picnic Department does not accept reservations over the phone. The Picnic Department stops accepting applications for the upcoming weekend Thursdays at 4:00 pm.
*Full day reservations available 9:00 a.m. – Sunset (Full Day Large Shelter #SHEL). Rental fee is per day, single use rate.
**Half day reservations available time slots 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Half Day Large Shelter #S-AM) or 3:30 p.m. – Sunset (Half Day Large Shelter #S-PM). 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.