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Lake Fairfax Park

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With new trail signs and facilities it is very nice

I've lived near this park for 2 decades and it has improved greatly. Be careful on trail when... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Robert S
Reston, Virginia
Great Running trails

Love Lake Fairfax. If you’re a runner the trails are fantastic. If you want to run on the road you... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

We held our work picnic here at lunchtime in October. Fortunately we were the only group. The park is very well maintained and our pavilion overlooked the water. On the day we were there, the grounds crew were mowing and trimming. The noise was very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RoccoLoveBug
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I've lived near this park for 2 decades and it has improved greatly. Be careful on trail when hiking because people are biking the trails now!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We used to bring out kids here when they were little, now the grandkid's turn. It is a really nice place to go and spend a bit of time in nature and help teach our grandkids about things other than computers. Nature is the way...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sue L
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Love Lake Fairfax. If you’re a runner the trails are fantastic. If you want to run on the road you will still find it challenging with steep hills. Great place for families to hang out by the lake or go to the WaterMine.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lizzardooo
Reviewed July 17, 2018

No Wi-Fi (listed as having it on website, No Water, No sewage, No speed limit signs posted (speeders making dust everyday), only one one-way sign posted at entrance...most people going both ways. Staff worker speed as well. Only sparse gravel pads...some without. Mon-Fri they allow...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RVCampersofUSA
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The lake park is good for picnics and for kids to run around and play. There is a Carousel and boat rides available for kids to enjoy. There is a water park at the entrance. Overall this is a good park to spend time with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Abhishek_Banginwar
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Picturesque, hilly trials, fun to run. Some small creeks to cross. Trails wrap around at of the lake and dam. Luv to run trails. Keep an eye out for mountain bikers ridung these trails...most of the trails are narrow, twisting and turning...most bikers will give...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank QBR777
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

The park offers solitude and an afternoon of relaxation amid a busy life that people put up with in a large metropolis. It got nice sceneries with hiking and boating facilities that would certainly reinvigorate oneself. The park is easily accessible too.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank csserious
Reviewed October 12, 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.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank C530WSdavel
Reviewed October 3, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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August 31, 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
August 14, 2015|
Response from COBrewer | Reviewed this property |
Lake Fairfax is fairly urban so nix the axe. Don't forget the sunscreen!
July 3, 2015|
Response from Diane P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a playground, down the hill from the Water Mine.