Lakes in Fairfax County

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Burke Lake

Freshwater Burke Lake is near Fairfax Station, Virginia, a 218-acre reservoir. As a public park owned by the Fairfax County Park Authority, it includes Burke Lake Park. Damming the Potomac River’s South Run, a tributary stream created Burke Lake. Website

Lake Fairfax

An acre of interactive play elements, including Rattlesnake River and Box Canyon Crossing, make the Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole the centerpiece of Lake Fairfax Park’s new Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole. The park also offers an 18-acre lake with pedal boat rentals, tour boat excursions, fishing in the lake, and a periodically stocked trout stream, among other amenities. With 136 camping sites (70 with 15- and 30-amp electrical connections), a bathroom (complete with sink, shower, and toilet) and dump station, as well as a camp shop (complete with picnic tables and grills), Lake Fairfax Park in Reston, Virginia have it all. All year-round, the campsites are open. Website

Lake Barcroft

Over a thousand people live in Lake Barcroft, a beautiful community in Falls Church, Virginia, on the shores of a wooded lake. There are lifeguards on duty at the lake’s five private beaches in the summer, where electric pontoons, sailboats, and self-propelled boats are permitted. The beautiful lake and its wildlife bind the residents of Lake Barcroft together, and the community takes pride in hosting numerous annual events, such as parades, Fourth of July fireworks, and both formal and informal social gatherings on the lake’s beaches. Website

Occoquan Regional Park

A tributary of the Potomac River, the Occoquan Regional Park is situated near Lorton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. The NOVA Parks agency of Northern Virginia protects and manages it. Website