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Burke Lake Park

7315 Ox Rd, Fairfax Station, VA 22039-1929
+1 703-323-6600
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Great get away for families

Really nice picnic area, beautiful lake, friendly staff. My family and I loved spending the day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Josephine G
Very Nice

The Park has a little bit of something for everyone. For kids, there is a small train that goes... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joel M
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7315 Ox Rd, Fairfax Station, VA 22039-1929
+1 703-323-6600
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice picnic area, beautiful lake, friendly staff. My family and I loved spending the day here.

Thank Josephine G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Park has a little bit of something for everyone. For kids, there is a small train that goes through the park, and also a carousel for them to ride. There is an ice cream store near the carousel as well. Boat rental is available...More

Thank Joel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice park. Fairly long tracking distance around lake. Has boating launching facilities and you can rent boats. It's very nice to walk the park. Smooth walking path is shaded. It has ducks and flowers.

Thank 566shink
Reviewed 15 April 2017

A big ole lake that you can walk around on a nice trail (5 miles around I believe) There are also boat rentals (electric only for all) and mcuh more Free for Fairfax county residents. Can get crowded on paths for weekenders so fast biking...More

Thank whalehead
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you are a resident of the county and you have young children or grandchildren, then I don't know why you wouldn't spend several hours at the Burke Lake Park. If you are local, entry is free. If you are visiting, then park entry is...More

Thank angusnh
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location for a family picnic! Free entry to Fairfax County residents--others $10. Beautiful lake with 5.0 mile trail all around--can also bike or run it. Area is well maintained and has a children's playground. You can rent a boat, ride the carousel or childrens...More

Thank DaveDuquesne
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is a nice park, but on pretty days the trail is too crowded compared to many other fairfax county parks. I choose to walk in solitude so walking among exercisers, bikers, dog walkers is not for me.

Thank bbg130
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I love Bruke Lake. Know before you go .. There is a fee to enter and there are several parking lots. So make sure you check out the website before you go, so you know how to navigate the park. I love this park because...More

Thank Reeni01
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This park located in Fairfax County has something for everything. Excellent location for families of all ages to enjoy. The lake is beautiful and the walking path around it is always busy. Two of my favorite things to do is taking my grandchildren for some...More

Thank daisyjo
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Beautiful area large lake with walking trail around lake about 5 miles. Also boat rentals and small train and merry go round,also driving range and golf.

Thank phil r
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MiMi N
where could i rent a boat?
11 September 2016|
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Response from 1Carmen2016 | Reviewed this property |
Very easy to rent boats within the park. Boats operate on a battery.
I would like to take my kids fishing...Are there restrictions to fishing a Burke Lake Park? What are the most prevalent fish species there?
27 July 2016|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can fish from the pier or boat (rented or your own) at Burke Lake. There's a 24-hour state launch ramp exclusively for anglers near the dam. The Park Authority maintains a ramp and accessible courtesy pier that's... More
Roseanna V
When is the ice cream/food shop open this week. I left my black and white umbrella there andwoukd like to pick it up quickly.
26 October 2015|
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Response from mvmeltzer | Reviewed this property |
Hi Roseanna, The ice-cream parlor at Burke Lake is open at the following times: Sept 8 - Nov-1 - Weekends only - 11 AM - 6 PM Nov1-April 2016 - Closed. I hope that you find your umbrella.