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12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 927
Fairfax, VA 22035
Ben Boxer
Public Information Officer

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General Park Rules

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.


Firearms Prohibited
  1. Pursuant to Fairfax County Code Section 6-2-1, firearms, ammunition, components or combinations thereof are PROHIBITED at parks. Any person violating County Code Section 6-2-1 shall be guilty of a Class I misdemeanor. A valid concealed handgun permit does not authorize carrying a concealed firearms into parks.
  2. Saws, Shovels and Other Tools - No person shall carry or use hand saws, chain saws, axes, shovels, drills, wheelbarrows, or other tools which may cause damage to or aid in the removal of park property without the express written permission of the Park Authority.
  3. Playgrounds - Patrons must use age-appropriate playground equipment.
  4. Deposit trash in trash receptacles.
  5. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted on park grounds or in Park Authority buildings without a pre-approved permit in accordance with Virginia state law.
  6. Private Property - Patrons must remove all private property from park land when they leave a park and must not leave private property unattended or store any items on park land without the express written permission of the Park Authority. Any items left on park land are subject to confiscation and disposal by Park Authority staff.
  7. Organized athletic activities are restricted to designated athletic fields only.

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