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Burke Lake
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Location of lake in Virginia, USA
Location of lake in Virginia, USA
Burke Lake
Location in Virginia
Location Fairfax Station, Fairfax County, Virginia, United States
Coordinates 38°45′18″N 77°17′46″W / 38.755114°N 77.296096°W / 38.755114; -77.296096
Type Reservoir
Basin countries United States
Surface area 218 acres (88 ha)

Burke Lake is a 218 acres (88 ha) freshwater reservoir in Fairfax Station, Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. It is contained within Burke Lake Park, a Fairfax County public park owned by the Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA). Burke Lake is formed by a dam on South Run, a tributary stream of the Potomac River.

Fairfax County permits visitors to use the lake for fishing, electric-motor, and paddle/row boating. The lake has 4.5 miles (7.2 km) of fishing shoreline, three fishing bulkheads at the state game area, a fishing pier, a public & marina & public launch ramps, and a boat launching dock. Both the fishing bulkheads and the fishing pier are accessible to persons with disabilities. Swimming is prohibited. A 4.68-mile (7.53 km) trail surrounds the lake starting at the marina parking lot. In 2017, Burke opened a new 64-station lighted driving range with 24 covered and heated stations. The new amenities will accommodate practice and classes year-round at Burke Lake Golf Academy. A rentable area with indoor seating is also available for private functions and parties.

Burke Lake is owned by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF).

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