Wildlife

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 9AM-5PM M-F

703-246-6868
TTY 711

4500 West Ox Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Dr. Katherine Edwards,
Wildlife Management Specialist

Department Resources


Reptiles

Fairfax County is home to a diverse range of reptiles, a class of animals that includes: Lizards, snakes, and turtles.

Non-venomous snakes:

Venomous Snakes:

NOTE: Unlikely to occur - No credible reports, sightings or specimens from Fairfax County in recent history (mid-20th century to present). Timber rattlesnakes require hibernaculum habitat to survive each winter.  The closest suitable habitat is along Bull Run Mountain in western Prince William County.