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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Native/Tribal
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      At 480 acres, Lake Fairfax Park is one of the largest parks managed by Fairfax County Park Authority and hosts a full range of amenities, including the lake and streams for paddling or fishing, a water park, campgrounds, pavilions, athletic fields of all types, not to mention nearly 10 miles of natural surface trail. The trails are rooty and fast with a deceiving amount of elevation. The system has experienced some great additions recently, including a new flow trail that is fast and fun for everyone from beginner to expert riders. In order to access the trails, one can either park at Reston Skate Quest parking lot or at the park itself by the watermine.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Access Info:
      Reston SkateQuest parking lot, 1800 Michael Faraday Ct, Reston
      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #977
      State Ranking
      #9
      Trails
      24
      Total Distance
      49 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      1,031 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      383 ft
      Total Vertical
      379 ft
      Reports
      318
      Photos
      8
      Ridden Counter
      626

      Popular Lake Fairfax Park Mountain Bike Trails

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      Recent Trail Reports

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Hillside Trail
      Jan 20, 2018 @ 11:51am
      Jan 20, 2018
      This trail does not exist yet!

      Photos of Lake Fairfax Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Neighborhood
      24 |
      Mar 29, 2017 @ 5:50pm
      Mar 29, 2017
      Neighborhood, My City
      trail: White Rabbit
      107 |
      Aug 20, 2016 @ 4:22pm
      Aug 20, 2016
      | 1 comments White Rabbit, Reston
      trail: White Rabbit
      88 |
      Aug 20, 2016 @ 4:22pm
      Aug 20, 2016
      White Rabbit, Reston
      trail: White Rabbit
      82 |
      Aug 20, 2016 @ 4:22pm
      Aug 20, 2016
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      Videos of Lake Fairfax Park Mountain Bike

      PlayingInTheWoods
      trail: FlowJoe
      0:15 | 587 | Jun 17, 2015 , Reston
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      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1088202Flash0422trailFerlin's Follyagreed - some sections should be black
      Mar 6, 2018 @ 1:07pm
      Mar 6, 2018
      user #1088202Flash0422trailFerlin's Follymud is almost gone but lots of blowdown
      Mar 6, 2018 @ 3:52am
      Mar 6, 2018
      user #1442332NebsbikeshopofficialskillparkLake Fairfax PumptrackGreat trail.
      Dec 1, 2017 @ 10:12am
      Dec 1, 2017
      user #1169711dfranks4226trailFerlin's FollyQuite a few technical parts
      Dec 20, 2016 @ 7:24pm
      Dec 20, 2016
      user #1233238jwestenhofftrailWhite RabbitI edited the rating, looks like an admin...
      Dec 8, 2016 @ 3:34pm
      Dec 8, 2016
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1368588IamFlynnaddridelogMay 25, 2018 ride log
      May 25, 2018 @ 5:26am
      4 hours
      user #787916gsdavis67addridelogMay 24, 2018 ride log
      May 24, 2018 @ 5:51pm
      16 hours
      user #1368588IamFlynnaddridelogMay 24, 2018 ride log
      May 24, 2018 @ 2:05pm
      19 hours
      user #1368588IamFlynnaddridelogMay 23, 2018 ride log
      May 23, 2018 @ 5:33pm
      2 days
      user #788625toddaddtrailCCT (Difficult Run)
      May 23, 2018 @ 7:16am
      2 days
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      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Lake Fairfax Pumptrackskill parkReston
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      Local Mountain Bike Directory


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      • By frankraiti & contributors
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