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Park Authority Rules

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Park Authority employees and authorized volunteer staff have been trained and are obligated to enforce these rules and regulations. Failure to abide by these rules may also result in violators being ejected from the park immediately and prohibited from future use of park property, facilities or services.


The Fairfax County Park Authority is committed to serving its visitors with integrity, fairness and respect. These rules are intended to provide for the safe enjoyment of Fairfax County's parks by county residents and guests while also fostering stewardship and the protection of natural resources.

The following rules apply to conduct within all areas owned or maintained by the Fairfax County Park Authority. Park visitors shall follow the rules and Park Authority Regulations at all times.

The Park Authority Regulations are posted in the Park Authority Policy Manual, Park Authority Regulations Appendix.

Athletic Court Rules

Park Authority Athletic Court Rules

Athletic Field Rules

Batting Cage Rules

Burke Lake Golf Center Rules

For the pleasure and safety of all our visitors, please be advised of Burke Lake Golf Center rules and policies.

Camping Rules

Caring for the Park / Guidelines

How visitors can protect and care for Huntley Meadows.

Clemyjontri Rules

For the safety and well-being of everyone using the Clemyjontri Park we ask for your cooperation by following these rules.

Community Use Area Guidelines

The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) has established Community Use Areas (CUA) where individuals, nonprofits and other community groups may conduct expressive activities.

Dog Park Rules

Park Authority Dog Park Rules

Frying Pan Farm Park Rules

General Park Rules

Park Authority General Park Rules

Golf Course Rules

Park Authority Golf Course Rules

Green Spring Gardens Rules

Guidelines and rules for enjoying the gardens of Green Spring Gardens.

Ice Skating Rules

Park Authority Ice Skating Rules

Kite Flying Rules

Park Authority Kite Flying Rules

Laurel Hill Golf Club Rules

For the pleasure and safety of all our visitors, please be advised of Laurel Hill Golf Club's rules and policies.

Marina Rules

Park Authority Marina Rules

Miniature Golf Rules

Park Authority Miniature Golf Rules

Model Aircrafts and Drones

Effective July 1, 2018, the use of unmanned aircraft (drones) is allowed on Park Authority lands. Pilots are expected to abide by all applicable FAA regulations, safety guidance and airspace restrictions.

Oakmont Golf Center Rules

Oakmont Golf Center Rules

Picnic Area Rules

Park Authority Picnic Area Rules

Scotts Run Nature Preserve Park Rules

Skate Park Rules

Park Authority Skate Park Rules

The Water Mine Rules

Park Authority Water Mine Rules

Tobacco Free Play Zone Rules

Park Authority Tobacco Free Play Zone Rules

Trail Rules

Park Authority Trail Rules

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