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A great place to Kayak

When my wife and I were very active in Kayaking, we used to love to visit Lake Braddock. The area... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Fairfax, Virginia
This place never gets old

When I lived in Burke, VA I had the fortune of being within walking distance to this fantastic... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2017
Eduardo P
San Jose, California
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

When my wife and I were very active in Kayaking, we used to love to visit Lake Braddock. The area is really nice. We would Kayak around the lake which would take us a couple hours. At times, we would take a picnic lunch and...More

Thank dlbent
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Some good things first. It is nice to have such a large lake in NOVA. Not sure about the size of the lake itself, but it is 4.5 miles if you walk (or jog) around it. Also, you can rent row boats there if you...More

Thank Jack S
Reviewed July 12, 2017

When I lived in Burke, VA I had the fortune of being within walking distance to this fantastic lake. After all these years and it has still retained its beauty and tranquility, a true testament to Father nature's essence. It is perfect for jogging/walking, picnicking,...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

There is a path around the lake that keeps the lake in view almost all the time. It is 4.7 miles long and has very little hill. It is mostly in the shade except for when going over the dam. I have jogged and walked...More

Thank weisest
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

We started off the day playing disc golf with my 7 year old niece. We had a picnic and then she wanted to play miniature golf and take the short train ride. We spent over four hours here. She loved playing in the woods around...More

Thank Deanna M
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

This lake is a benefit for the community of Burke. The walk round the lake is 1.5 miles on a prepared track. There are turtles and frogs in the lake, together with a resident Heron. There are play parks for the children.

Thank K5840YJrogerp
Reviewed March 30, 2017

What Lake Braddock lacks in size and remoteness it makes up for with convenience. Nested in the middle of suburban Washington DC is a small lake (or super-sized pond) that allows you to experience a touch of nature without having to drive an extended distance...More

Thank LuckyMan66
Reviewed January 4, 2017

When my family and I lived near Lake Braddock, I took my daughters fishing there. They had a great time. So did I. They had the biggest smile on their face. The date is a bit off but it's the closest date to our trip.

Thank virgil802015
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Great place to take a walk, a run or spend time with your pet and clear your head. Very diverse community with playgrounds, a pier and allows for small boats. The lake is for locals - not a destination.

Thank Bridget J
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Collect your thoughts while walking around the lake taking in all that nature has to offer. Many types of birds to watch and flora and fauna abound.

Thank Jeanne L
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