Parks & Recreation

Oakton, VA nearby Parks include:

Here are the links and details about some of the wide variety of parks in and near Oakton, VA:

Oak Marr Park located at 3200 Jermantown Road in Oakton, VA, the center has a heated Olympic-sized indoor pool with spa, beach and wading area, plus a diving complex with one-meter and three-meter boards and a five-meter tower. Two racquetball courts – one with volleyball capacity, Fitness Center with Cybex VR2 equipment, sauna, showers with fully equipped locker rooms and classrooms are also available. Adjoining the RECenter is the Oak Marr Golf Complex.

Washington & Old Dominion Regional Park — The 100-foot-wide W&OD has been called “the skinniest park in Virginia.” But it is also one of the longest parks, 45 miles of paved trail for walking, running, bicycling and skating and 32 miles of adjacent gravel trail for horseback riding. Built on the roadbed of the former Washington & Old Dominion Railroad, the multi-use W&OD Trail runs through the urban heartland and countryside of Northern Virginia.

Difficult Run Stream Valley Park — This is a secluded twelve-mile (19 km) hiking and biking trail was built along Difficult Run from Reston, VA through Oakton, VA to Great Falls Park. The trail is well-known among area mountain biking enthusiasts for its rolling terrain which makes for fast, smooth rides although there are portions requiring technical skills. From Lake Fairfax the trail then crosses over Hunter Mill Road and follows Difficult Run itself all the way to Great Falls Park. Almost the entire length of Difficult Run is paralleled by the Cross County Trail. Cross County Trail Map

Little Difficult Run Stream Valley Park — Folkstone Park for Trail Bikes: Sandwiched between Fox Mill Road and West Ox Road and bordered by Folkstone Drive to the north, this fun little loop in Oak Hill,/Oakton, VA is hardly known The park is very green and the trail follows the stream much of the time making it very serene. This is a great trail to ride after work and spend time before settling in for the evening.

Location: The park is located in Oak Hill, VA between West Ox Road, Fox Mill Road, and Folkstone Drive. The trails continue into Fox Mill District Park across Fox Mill Road where there are several more miles of trails.

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Through a wide range of artistic and education programs, Wolf Trap enhances Fairfax and our nation’s cultural life and ensures that the arts remain accessible and affordable to the broadest possible audience. A typical season at Wolf Trap includes something for everyone with performances ranging from pop, country, folk, and blues to orchestra, dance, theater, and opera, as well as innovative performance art and multimedia presentations.

Nottaway Park — At Nottoway Park, you can play tennis, basketball or volleyball, garden, picnic, work out on the fitness trail, or enjoy the quiet solitude of a wooded nature path. A picnic shelter and picnic area may also be reserved. Hunter House, a turn-of-the-century historic mansion located on park grounds, is available for private and corporate rental. It was the residence of immigrant John C. Hunter. From 1921 to 1940, the property was a winery, producing the wine “Virginia Maid.”
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Frying Pan Farm Park dates back to the 1800?s. The park preserves and interprets a 1920s to 1950s farm, agricultural process, rural community life for Fairfax educational, cultural and recreational enjoyment
Blake Lane Dog Park
10033 Blake Lane, Oakton, VA

Established: June 2000
Capacity: 25 dogs
Sponsor: OaktonDogs, Inc.

Directions: I-66 to Exit 60 (123 north). Right onto Jermantown Rd., which turns into Blake Ln. at the Trevor House traffic light. Proceed straight through the traffic light and take the 2nd right onto Bushman Dr.

Nature Trails Hitting the trail – by yourself, with your family or with friends – is a great way to get exercise and enjoy the countryside in and around Fairfax County.