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Lake Fairfax Park

1400 Lake Fairfax Dr, Reston, VA 20190-3933
+1 703-471-5415
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Large park

Have always enjoyed going to this particular park with family and friends By The Way. There is a... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Dave L
Reston, Virginia
via mobile
Mountain Bike or Hike

Lake Fairfax Park has a pretty good set of single track mountain bike trails. They are generally... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Reston, Virginia
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  • Very good54%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“hiking trails” (4 reviews)
“paddle boats” (4 reviews)
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1400 Lake Fairfax Dr, Reston, VA 20190-3933
+1 703-471-5415
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Have always enjoyed going to this particular park with family and friends By The Way. There is a lot things to see and do. Staff is very friendly, helpful and informative indeed By The Way.

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Lake Fairfax Park has a pretty good set of single track mountain bike trails. They are generally well maintained. I don't know exactly how many loops there are, but I have ridden at least three of the interconnecting loops. You can enter the park from...More

Thank raylundquist
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great place for a hike and a picnic Easy parking, plenty of dosce for s picnic and the trails were perfect for young children

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Not sure why people rate a free park as "terrible" or "poor", but I thought Lake Fairfax Park was great and has a lot to offer, including baseball diamonds, picnic areas, walking trails, a skate park, soccer pitches, a lake (duh), a water park (not...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We came here to ride the carousel, being carousel enthusiasts from out of state. The signs and internet say the carousel closes at 6 pm. We arrived at 5:45 pm only to be told they always close at 5:35. And they would not let us...More

Thank Bertram S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Lake Fairfax Park is a beautiful view and very relaxing for those seeking an outdoor quiet place. For those looking to get a good walk in, look elsewhere, though. The paved trail is very short, and the unpaved trail is not very clear. Also, there...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This is a really lovely place, look online and see what activities might suit your fancy: swimming at the water mine pool, boating or fishing in the lake, Merry-Go-Round, camping, picnic areas. Check the hours and prices for each activity. Located next door to Reston...More

1  Thank cindy r
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We stayed at Lake Fairfax Park while visiting relatives who live nearby. The RV camping area was not fancy, but it was a great location for us. The Skatepark looked pretty cool and was not especially busy while we were there. The lakefront was busier,...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great summer time park with easy access from Baron Cameron in Reston. Multiple open picnic areas good for BBQ or pot luck type of family gathering. Multiple activities for kids with easy hiking trails, small rides, streams, lake fishing and paddle boats. Also has WaterMine...More

Thank as2aero
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I have not visited this park for a very long time, like at least 4 years, so I cannot give an up to date review. However, the location is great with many lake view spots to enjoy

Thank aylinbener
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31 August 2015|
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Response from Reviewer1966 | Reviewed this property |
For Lake Fairfax Park,, one night payment is required at time of reservation. For phone reservations, they only accept Visa or MasterCard. For in-person reservations, they accept Visa, MasterCard, check, or cash. For... More
14 August 2015|
Response from COBrewer | Reviewed this property |
Lake Fairfax is fairly urban so nix the axe. Don't forget the sunscreen!
3 July 2015|
Response from Diane P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a playground, down the hill from the Water Mine.