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

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Laurel Hill Central Green 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 submit it along with appropriate payment. Upon receipt of your payment, a validated Sales Receipt (Picnic Permit) will be issued by email.

Please submit the application one of these ways:

  • Email: FCPAPicnics@fairfaxcounty.gov
    • Note: Do NOT include payment information – once the application is received and reviewed you will be contacted to confirm availability and complete the reservation process.
  • Mail: FCPA Picnic Department – 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 105, Fairfax, VA 22035-5500
    • Note: Do NOT mail cash payments; checks can be made out to “FCPA Picnics."
  • In person: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to noon – 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 105, Fairfax, VA 22035-5500
    • Note: Contact us in advance for updated office hours.
  • Fax: 703-653-6672
    • Note: Please include payment information on faxed applications.
  • Book Online: For immediate permitting of select facilities and timeslots (available for rentals 10 or more days in advance)
    • Note: Special Requests may take additional time for the approval process. For rentals with no additional requests or issues, final permits will be issued 7-10 business days in advance of the reservation date.

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 are not permitted at this site.
¹ Prime rates apply Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays.
² Non-Prime rates apply Monday through Thursday.

 

Under ConstructionA New Playground Project is about to start:

The Fairfax County Park Authority will soon begin work on a new Playground at Laurel Hill Central Green.

The Fairfax County Park Authority will begin construction the week of March 7, 2022. It is anticipated that the playground replacement will be completed by early April 2022. Park Users should expect traffic entering and exiting the park entrance on Lorton Road.

For more information, please contact the Public Information Office via Parkmail@fairfaxcounty.gov

Central Green Shelter A

central green shelter aSeating Capacity: 120
Maximum Capacity: 160
Tables: 15 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 2
Electricity: No
Prime¹ Full Day*: $250
Non-Prime² Full Day*: $150

 

Amplified Sound may be permitted at this site.
Inflatable may be permitted at this site.
Food Truck may be permitted at this site.

 

Central Green Shelter B

Laurel Hill Central Green Shelter BSeating Capacity: 120
Maximum Capacity: 160
Tables: 15 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 2
Electricity: No
Prime¹ Full Day*: $250
Non-Prime² Full Day*: $150

Amplified Sound may be permitted at this site.
Inflatable may be permitted at this site.
Food Truck may be permitted at this site.

 
Click for Availability Calendar

Central Green Shelter C

Central Green Shelter CSeating Capacity: 120
Maximum Capacity: 160
Tables: 15 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 2
Electricity: No
Prime¹ Full Day*: $250
Non-Prime² Full Day*: $150

 

Amplified Sound may be permitted at this site.
Inflatable may be permitted at this site.
Food Truck may be permitted at this site.

Click for Availability Calendar

Central Green Shelter D

Central Green Shelter DSeating Capacity: 168
Maximum Capacity: 215
Tables: 21 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 2
Electricity: No
Prime¹ Full Day*: $335*
Non-Prime² Full Day*:  $225*

 

Amplified Sound may be permitted at this site.
Inflatable may be permitted at this site.
Food Truck may be permitted at this site.

Click for Availability Calendar


 

Laurel Hill Park Amenities

  • Disc Golf
  • Trails
  • Seasonal Portable Restrooms  (Late March – Late November)

Picnic at the Parks

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