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Park Wars: Palisades Spray v. Burke Lake

Park Wars: Palisades Spray v. Burke Lake

Quarterfinals of Park Wars start tomorrow, once we knock one of these spray parks out of the competition.

Palisades Spray Park v. Burke Lake Park

Palisades Spray Park

There’s a tot-size “Potomac River” and a playground. 5200 Sherier Pl., NW

Burke Lake Park

Rowboat rentals, volleyball, and a carousel around a 218-acre lake. 7315 Ox Rd., Fairfax Station


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