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

Lake Accotink Park Reservable 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.

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 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.

 

Lake Accotink Picnic Area #1

Lake Accotink Picnic Area 1 Canopy

Seating Capacity: 120
Maximum Capacity: 150
Tables: 12 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 1
Electricity: No
Prime¹: $125*
Non-Prime²: $100*
Non-Prime² Half Day: $75**

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

 
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Lake Accotink Picnic Area #2

Lake Accotink Picnic Area #2 Seating Capacity: 100
Maximum Capacity: 125
Tables: 10 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 1
Electricity: No
Prime¹: $95*
Non-Prime²: $75*
Non-Prime² Half Day: $50**

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

 
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Lake Accotink Picnic Area #3

Lake Accotink Picnic Area #3

Seating Capacity: 100
Maximum Capacity: 125
Tables: 10 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 1
Electricity: No
Prime¹: $125*
Non-Prime²: $100*
Non-Prime² Half Day: $75**

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

 
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Lake Accotink Picnic Area #4

Lake Accotink Playground Canopy

Seating Capacity: 60
Maximum Capacity: 60
Tables: 10 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 1
Electricity: No
Prime¹: $90*
Non-Prime²: $75*
Non-Prime² Half Day: $50**

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

 
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Lake Accotink Small Shelter

Lake Accotink Small Shelter

Seating Capacity: 32
Maximum Capacity: 40
Tables: 4 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 1
Electricity: No
Prime¹: $120*
Non-Prime²: $85*
Non-Prime² Half Day: $50**

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

 
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Lake Accotink Large Shelter

Lake Accotink Large Shelter

Seating Capacity within shelter: 120
Seating Capacity for total area: 160
Maximum Area Total Capacity: 180
Tables: 20 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 2
Electricity: Yes
Prime¹: $345*
Non-Prime²: $225*
Non-Prime² Half Day: $150**

INFLATABLES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

 
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Lake Accotink McLaren-Sargent Shelter

McLaren-Sargent Shelter

Seating Capacity within shelter: 125
Seating Capacity for total area: 185
Maximum Area Capacity: 300
Tables: 23 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 1
Electricity: Yes
Prime¹: $360*
Non-Prime²: $250*
Non-Prime² Half Day: $165**

INFLATABLES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

 
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Lake Accotink Volleyball Court

 
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Lake Accotink Sportsbag

Prime¹ & Non-Prime²: $25*

Sports Bag rental includes: 1 Volleyball, 1 Basketball, 3 Frisbees, 1 Football, 1 Kick ball, 1 Soccer ball, 1 Wiffle ball, 1 Wiffle ball bat.

 
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