Scenic Hikes at Burke Lake Park

This Fairfax County park offers nearly five miles of hiking trails.

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At Burke Lake Park in Fairfax Station, a scenic walking trail nearly five miles long circumnavigates the gorgeous 218-acre lake surrounded by woods and open fields. Free admission for county residents, $10 a car for nonresidents on weekends and holidays. (7315 Ox Rd.; 703-323-6600).

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This article appears in our May 2015 issue of Washingtonian.