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Burke Lake Park

7315 Ox Rd, Fairfax Station, VA 22039-1929
+1 703-323-6600
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Paul Kravitz

One of the most diverse recreational areas in Fairfax County. A 4.6 mile well groomed path around... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fairfax Station, Virginia
via mobile

It’s a great place to bring you chillins and other people and there is a lot to see and I love the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alzor S
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7315 Ox Rd, Fairfax Station, VA 22039-1929
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most diverse recreational areas in Fairfax County. A 4.6 mile well groomed path around the lake offers joggers, walkers and bikers a safe and challenging route for exercise and scenic beauty. The lake itself is stocked with many fish and the Blue...More

Thank cutis47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a great place to bring you chillins and other people and there is a lot to see and I love the shade.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fishing, boat rental (with electric motors at extra charge), canoeing, driving range, picnicking, exercise trails, biking paths, awesome train ride for the kids and more !!!

Thank TomP22015
Reviewed 8 November 2017

There it is, the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle, and just minutes from just everywhere near DC. The theme is peace and tranquility. There's a 4 mile path around the lake for those looking for a quiet stroll. Got a kayak/canoe? Sling it...More

Thank DownUnderAmerican
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I walk or bike around Burke Lake at least once a week. It's wonderful in all seasons. It's super easy though heavily trafficked. Try to go on weekdays when the crowds are less.

Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is a great park for families and for runners! I love running around the lake, it's such a beautiful and relaxing run. Often I'll start by South Run (which is a closer drive to me) and run to the lake from there. The park...More

Thank ChrEliza
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a great location for a high school cross country meet. We've been here numerous times for practices, practice meets, and regular meets. A nice, pleasant place to visit. Fairfax county residents do not pay admission. Military members stationed nearby have to show proof...More

Thank cathy h
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Bring a loaf of bread and let the kids feed the ducks off the pier. The train is also a lot of fun for young kids

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Burke Lake is great- lots of activities including frisbee golf, trails, train and merry go round for the young ones plus a putt putt course and of course the 9 hole course for adults. Not enough? How about fishing and boating or kayaking? The Lake...More

Thank Luannand Colin H
Reviewed 1 September 2017

As a new puppy owner I was looking for a great place to introduce my dog to the great outdoors ( beyond the backyard!) - one where I wouldn't have to worry about unleashed dogs, so I decided to give Burke Lake a try since...More

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MiMi N
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.
28 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
27 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.