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:
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 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.