To ensure the safety of our residents and visitors, many attractions and events have been impacted, and in most cases, cancelled or closed. As many of us stay home during these unprecedented times, Fairfax County is offering ways to serve you, feed you, and keep you entertained. Learn More
NOTE: All county parks are currently closed, but trails are open. Here are 3 websites that'll help: Trails, Parks with trails (use the filter), and the Park Authority Trail Buddy. County parks are asking residents to avoid driving to parks and enjoy the ones near their homes instead.
Fairfax County Parks offer visitors and travelers a chance to see nature like never before, with an incredible natural landscape and views for all to enjoy. Northern Virginia parks are perfect for both the active and leisure traveler, as well as for families of all sizes.
Try hitting the waters by renting a canoe or kayak at one of the several boat rental shops. Sleep under the stars or by a warm campfire at one of the local camping sites. Hike, bike, or horseback ride on one of the nature trails and get a glimpse of the all the lively wildlife. Take part in history and visit Freedom Hill Park, which was part of the original Defenses of Washington. Visit one of the two National Parks in Fairfax County, including the NPS managed Great Falls Park where you'll witness the mighty power of the falls.
Our parks are always busy with a multitude of educational and fun events for both children and adults, so be sure to keep tabs on our events calendar for all of the details. During the holiday season, some of our parks shine and glitter with thousands of LED lights. What are you waiting for? Get ready to explore nature and the Great Outdoors in Fairfax County and Northern Virginia.