August is officially National Golf Month! Who says miniature golf can't be included? These mini golf courses are perfect for the whole family with a variety of themes, lengths, and difficulty for everyone. What are you waiting fore? Visit one of these Fairfax County mini golf courses for a little friendly competition.
*Note: at press time, all of these courses are open. Please be considerate of others and wear face coverings, social distance, and take necessary health & safety precautions.*
Burke Lake Park Mini Golf
Burke Lake may be hailed for its beautiful trails and breathtaking sunsets, but did you know it also has a mini-golf course? Burke Lake Park Mini Golf is a classic 18-hole course with a healthy mix of difficult and straight shots. Will you score under par? There's only one way to find out!
Lucky Duck Mini Golf
Will you be the lucky one to score a hole-in-one at Lucky Duck Mini Golf in Springfield? Similarly to Burke Lake, this mini-golf course is also part of the Fairfax County Park Authority as a part of Lake Accotink Park in Springfield. After you "putt" your skills to the test, have a picnic in one of the park's open spaces along Accotink Creek.
Oak Marr Mini Golf
Nestled among short paths with fountains and wells is Oak Marr Mini Golf in Oakton. Nine holes await among unique obstacles at this local mini-golf course. Are you up to the challenge?
Treasure Island Mini Golf at Pohick Bay
Ahoy, matey! Get ready to embark on the high seas at the Treasure Island Mini Golf course. Located between the gatehouse and boat launch at Pohick Bay, this course is both fun and semi-challenging. Will you score big and win the game, or will you be forced to walk the plank of shame?
Monster Mini Golf
Photo courtesy of Monster Mini Golf Chantilly via Facebook
It can already be difficult to master a course in the light, but to do it in the dark - that's mastery! Challenge yourself to an unconventional and off-the-beaten-path mini-golf course at Monster Mini Golf in Chantilly. This 18-hole course is a glow in the dark, monster-themed attraction - complete with an animatronic ogre (kid-friendly, of course). The unique spot is a two-in-one for fun because it also offers an arcade experience inside as well. Rain, heat, or shine, this indoor course is ready to welcome you.
The Dark Tower
Another glow-in-the-dark mini-golf experience unfolds in The Dark Tower, located inside Shadowland Laser Adventures in Springfield. This mini-golf course puts you in the middle of glowing dragons, ancient passageways, bubbling elixirs, and cauldrons. Bring the whole family to see who can master the mysteries of this indoor course.
Where you will go mini-golfing this summer? Don't forget to tag us on social media using #FXVA or @VisitFairfax.