Birding by Kayak-Single (13-Adult)

(13-Adult) Enjoy a naturalist-led birding trip by kayak. Park Authority lakes are home to more than 100 species of birds and holds many unique habitats. See how these small vessels can provide a closer look into the world of birds. Travel in a one-person kayak.


Fall Foliage Kayak Expedition (13+)

(13-Adult) Enjoy a new perspective of fall colors at Lake Accotink this season aboard one of our kayaks. Our expedition takes us to the northern part of the lake to see glorious natural tunnels of orange, yellow and red leaves. Previous kayak experience is necessary. Don't miss this Falltastic program!


Intro to Kayaking (12-Adult)

(12-Adult) This introductory-level class is perfect for beginners or for those who want to learn how to paddle more efficiently. Learn about different kayaks, paddles, personal flotation devices and safety gear. On the water, learn to move the boat in every direction using forward and reverse strokes, a turning stroke, a slice stroke and stopping maneuvers.


Intro to Kayaking (12-Adult) by Vendor

(12-Adult) This introductory-level class is perfect for beginners or for those who want to learn how to paddle more efficiently. Learn about different kayaks, paddles, personal flotation devices and safety gear. On the water, learn to move the boat in every direction using forward and reverse strokes, a turning stroke, a slice stroke and stopping maneuvers. Kayaks and equipment are provided.


Kayak Fishing (12-Adult) by Vendor

(12-Adult) Instructors from Fish and Explore will cover fishing and kayaking basics, including use of spinning gear, tackle selection, kayak strokes and water safety. Kayaks and fishing gear will be provided. Participants 16 and older must have a valid Virginia fishing license.


Nature Kayaking at Lake Fairfax (12-Adult)

(12-Adult) Paddle with a naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna that call Lake Fairfax home. Find out what’s growing along the lake’s edge, who likes to wade in the water, and what might be swimming underneath you right now.


Night Kayaking (13-Adult)

(13-Adult) Enjoy Lake Accotink after dark in a kayak. Many nocturnal animals come out after dark and the view from a kayak is a great way to see them. Bring flashlights and dress for the activity.


Outdoor Skills MiniCamp (7-13 yrs.)

(7-13 yrs.) Explore the outdoors while enjoying recreational activities such as kayaking, hiking, fishing, camping and an introduction to archery. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Twilight by Kayak (12-Adult)

(12-Adult) Watch the sunset on the lake as the wildlife settles in for the night, then return to the dock by the light of the moon. Single kayaks and all equipment provided.


Twilight by Kayak (12-Adult) by Vendor

(12-Adult) Watch the sunset on the lake as the wildlife settles in for the night, then return to the dock by the light of the moon. Single kayaks and all equipment provided.


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