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Lake Accotink Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

7500 Accotink Park Rd, Springfield, VA 22150, USA

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About Lake Accotink Park

Lake Accotink is a reservoir in North Springfield in Fairfax County, Virginia, which was formed by the damming of Accotink Creek. The lake is 55 acres, and the surrounding park is 493.


Attractions Near Lake Accotink Park

Green Spring Garden
Green Spring Garden6.08km from Lake Accotink Park

A public park, including a historic 18th-century plantation house "Green Spring", which is the heart of a national historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.

Burke Lake Park
Burke Lake Park8.81km from Lake Accotink Park

A beautiful public park that encompasses Burke Lake. It offers many recreation facilities, including miniature golf, a carousel, a miniature train, an ice cream parlor, a fishing pier, campgrounds, and numerous playgrounds and picnic areas.

George Washington’s Mt. Vernon
George Washington’s Mt. Vernon12.52km from Lake Accotink Park

Mount Vernon was the plantation of George Washington, the first President of the United States, which was situated in the banks of the Potomac River in Fairfax County. There is also a beautiful mansion built in there. It remained Washington's home for the rest of his life.

NRA National Firearms Museum
NRA National Firearms Museum12.95km from Lake Accotink Park

The NRA National Firearms Museum is a museum established in 1935, located at the NRA Headquarters Building in Fairfax County which has Approximately 2,500 guns are displayed in 15,000 square feet. The museum's exhibits cover seven centuries of firearms development and history. The main museum galleries are organized chronologically. Exhibits include firearms used for competition shooting, hunting, personal defense, recreational shooting, and police work.

Fountainhead Regional Park
Fountainhead Regional Park13.07km from Lake Accotink Park

This is an approximately 2,000-acre regional park, bordering a tributary of the Potomac River, in Fairfax County, northern Virginia which was protecting and managing by the NOVA Parks agency.

Dyke Marsh  Preserve
Dyke Marsh Preserve14.78km from Lake Accotink Park

Dyke Marsh consists of about 380 acres of tidal marsh, floodplain, and swamp forest. It formed 5,000 to 7,000 years ago. It is one of the largest remaining pieces of freshwater tidal wetlands left in the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area.

Where is Lake Accotink Park

Discover More Attractions in Fairfax County, Where Lake Accotink Park Is Located

Fairfax County
Fairfax County
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A county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It was Commonwealth's most populous jurisdiction and this county is blessed with so many beautiful places and so many interesting areas are there.

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