Park Authority

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

703-324-8700
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

Jai Cole,
Executive Director

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Trails

Notice:

Overhead Powerline Work in Progress – Trail Closures are in place within a portion of Cub Run SV and Lane’s Mill Parks. Learn more about this project.

Trails News

GCCT
In just about two weeks, a Fairfax County Park Authority trail improvement project will get underway on the Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail in Difficult Run Park near the Dulles Access Road.
Trails
National Trails Day is celebrated each year on the first Saturday in June.
Trail Mix
The Park Authority has opened two QR code fitness trails for all ages and abilities.
board news
The Fairfax County Park Authority Board has approved three Mastenbrook Volunteer Matching Fund Grants to be used for trail and field improvements and construction of a pump track.

Man biking on trail

The Fairfax County Park Authority is the steward of the County's numerous natural, cultural and recreational resources. Managing over 22,000 acres of land, the Park Authority is the leading provider of active and passive recreational facilities in the region. Trails provide one of the primary means to enjoy the many oases of green in the County, with over 334 miles of trails in the County park system alone. While trails are used for a variety of recreational purposes, they also serve the community by providing connectivity as transportation corridors between homes, businesses, schools and parks.

The Park Authority's trails are shared by bike riders, walkers, joggers and horseback riders alike. Please be considerate of others.

  • Motorized vehicles are not permitted on these trails.
  • Trails are open from sunrise to sunset.

The Countywide Trail Plan is part of the county's Comprehensive Plan. The Park Authority maintains and operates most of the stream valley trails throughout the county, some of which are significant.

View a full screen (mobile-friendly) version Fairfax Trail Buddy.

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