Eakin Community Park (Fairfax, Va)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pixieslayer
N 38° 51.233 W 077° 14.724
18S E 305156 N 4302957
Quick Description: This park is located along the Accotink Trail section of the Fairfax Cross County Trail. There is ample parking, and a large shady playground area with multiple structures. This is also bike and Metro accessible.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/28/2006 10:47:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMJJV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander
Views: 88

Long Description:
There are two large play structures, toddler and kid swings, a seesaw, and bouncy horses. Benches are available for parents to sit on, and there is a shaded picnic area nearby.

This is a good starting/end point for parents who are trying to exercise with their kids. The trail is mostly paved, with a short stretch of gravel. Travel west on the Accotink Trail to reach Thaiss Park, which also has a small playground and picnic shelter.

This park is also accessible via Metro. Vienna Station (Orange Line) is roughly 1.1 miles north of Eakin Community Park.
Hours of Operation: From: 9:00 AM To: 8:00 PM

Seasonal?: no

Restrooms Available: no

Recommended for travelers?: no

Business?: no

Playground Owned/Managed By:
Fairfax County Park Authority

Playground Web Page: [Web Link]

Park Entrance: Not Listed

Entrance Fee: Not Listed

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