Rutherford Park in Fairfax, VA!

Rutherford Park in Fairfax, VA!

Rutherford Park located in Fairfax has so much to offer and is fun for all ages.  In addition to the large piece of playground equipment, there are also plenty of athletic fields including tennis and basketball courts.  There is a nice picnic and grilling area and nice walking trail, which is part of the Long Branch Stream Valley Trail.

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Address: Rutherford Park, Fairfax, VA 

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Rutherford Park

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Rutherford Park 38.825390, -77.264773 Rutherford Park, Fairfax, VA 22032, United States (Directions)
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When you first enter the park there is a port-a-potty.  The playground, itself, is a large piece of equipment, including three slides, a climbing wall and monkey bars.  Rutherford Park has a tire swing, including two infant swings and two regular swings, as well as a few riding animals.  Woodchips are underneath all the equipment.  There are plenty of athletic fields, including basketball and tennis courts and there is a nice picnic and grilling area.

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collage2If you are located in Fairfax County or are just looking for a fun, free day out, check out this park!

Harry W. Dawson Park in Woodbridge, VA!

Harry W. Dawson Park in Woodbridge, VA!

Harry W. Dawson park is a neighborhood park run by the Prince William Park Authority and is located in Woodbridge, VA.

Address: 13206 Hillendale Drive, Woodbridge, VA  T, S, W, -

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Harry W. Dawson park is located right off of Hillendale Drive.  Although there is not a parking lot, there is plenty of street parking and a paved walking trail that leads you to the playground, swings, cover picnic table and other walking trails.  The playground equipment has a few climbing ladders, a slide and a tunnel.  Also at the playground area is a swiveling seat, a rocking horse, an infant swing as well as a regular swing and two benches.

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There is a covered area with two picnic tables and trash receptacles.  To the left of the picnic area are where you can take the walking trails that lead you to the local neighborhoods.

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If you are in the neighborhood, this is a nice park to stop, visit and enjoy the shade!