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 425
Fairfax, VA 22035-5500

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Huntley Meadows 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. - dusk. Rental fee is per day, single use rate.
**Half day reservations available April 1 through November 30, for 9am-noon or 1-4pm. 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.

Huntley Meadows Shelter

Huntley Meadows Park Shelter Seating Capacity: 50
Maximum Capacity: 55
Tables: 8 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 1
Prime¹: $90*
Non-Prime²: $70*
Prime¹ Half Day: $60**
Non-Prime² Half Day: $40**

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

 
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Huntley Meadows Park Amenities

Visit Huntley Meadows Park

  • Wetland boardwalk (ADA accessible)
  • Wildlife Observation Platforms
  • Hike/Bike trail
  • Trails
  • Restrooms: Inside the Visitor Center or a portable restroom when Visitor Center is closed

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Huntley Meadows Location

3701 Lockheed Blvd.
Alexandria, VA,

Map of Huntley Meadows Park

Finding the Park

Due to known issues with GPS units, please use the street address if you are following GPS to the park.

Huntley Meadows has three entrances. The main entrance is at 3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria VA 22306.  There is a parking lot, and during Visitor Center open hours there is access to restrooms, an exhibit area, and staff naturalists. There is a small parking area at 6901 South Kings Highway, Alexandria, Va., that leads to a paved, one-mile woodland hike-bike trail. Historic Huntley is at 6918 Harrison Lane, Alexandria Va. 

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