Planning and Improvements

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION:

703-324-8787
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy., Suite 204
Fairfax, Virginia

Ryan J. Stewart,
Park Planning Supervisor

Park Planning

Park Planning

Like the population, the county's park and recreation needs are diverse and growing. We use community input combined with analyses of trends and needs identified in the Parks Count! Needs Assessment to help craft long-range plans for the entire park system. Park master plans provide the community a way to help determine the best uses, facilities and amenities for a specific park and to optimize management of the park's resources.

Planning News

Master Plan Revision Process for Clermont Park To Begin
The Fairfax County Park Authority will begin a master plan revision at Clermont Park. This planning process will help guide the future of this well-loved park and includes the opportunity for public input.
Difficult Run Tributary Stream Restoration to Impact Trail Access

Difficult Run Tributary Stream Restoration to Impact Trail Access

The Park Authority’s most popular amenity is trails. Residents love to use local trails for hikes, or running, family outings or a walk with the dog. However, despite their popularity, sometimes we need to close or restrict access to a trail for construction or maintenance activities.

Sugarland Run Stream Valley Trail Work to Start

Sugarland Run Stream Valley Trail Work to Start

The Sugarland Run Stream Valley Maintenance Project is about to begin.

Trail Improvements Begin in Accotink Stream Valley Park on GCCCT

UPDATE (June 2019): Due to inclement weather conditions over the last six months, Accotink Stream Valley Trail near Woodburn Road - Cross County Trail Improvements has been delayed. We now anticipate project completion in August 2019, weather permitting. In the meantime, please refer to the detour map and the signs posted at both ends of the project limits.

Maintenance to Begin on Trail in Sugarland Run Stream Valley Park

Maintenance to Begin on Trail in Sugarland Run Stream Valley Park

The Fairfax County Park Authority will begin maintenance work on a trail in Sugarland Run Stream Valley Park in Herndon, Virginia in September.

Stream Restoration Project to Impact Trail Access at Indian Run SVP

Stream Restoration Project to Impact Trail Access at Indian Run SVP

The Fairfax County Park Authority understands that residents love their trails. In fact, recent community surveys found that our robust system of trails through stream valleys, parks and woodlands are among our most popular amenities. However, sometimes construction may close or restrict access to a particular trail section.