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Burke Lake Park

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Address: 7315 Ox Rd, Fairfax Station, VA 22039-1929
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+1 703-323-6600
06:00 - 18:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:30
Sat - Sun 06:00 - 18:30

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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... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Joel M
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 and there are a couple of launch areas for your own boat. Only trolling motors... More 

Thank Joel M
Fairfax County, Virginia
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20 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
Annandale, Virginia
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57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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 on trail is not a good idea.

Thank whalehead
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54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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 inexpensive. The children's playground is entertaining for the appropriate ages and the train and carousel... More 

Thank angusnh
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 train for a nominal fee. Indoor restrooms are ok but could use more frequent cleaning.... More 

Thank DaveDuquesne
dc metro area
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89 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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49 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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 it offers a smooth and flat trail around the lake. And this is no small... More 

Thank Reeni01
D.C. area
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 mini-golf and ice cream from the ice cream parlor. When they were younger they enjoyed... More 

Thank daisyjo
alex va
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
Washington, Dc
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

this is a great place for hiking, or just hanging out outdoors. i took my kids on a long hike. it is a huge place, with a little of everything.

Thank Umbaraka

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