If you loved walking our Burke Centre and Burke Lake events throughout the past two decades you will love these events. Two events and two IVV stamps.
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|Date:||January 2 - December 31, 2011|
|Start Point:||Fairfax Museum and Visitors Center, 10209 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030 Location Map 703-385-8414|
|Start Times:||9am to 5pm daily. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving Eve, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and whenever inclement weather causes Fairfax County schools to close. Best to call ahead. If weather is or may be inclement, call ahead to make sure the museum is open.|
|Distances/Trails:||The 10 KM trail is along paved and graveled surfaces through historic Old Town Fairfax, wooded parks, Civil War sites, an historic church, and some pleasant residential neighborhoods. The trail is rated 1+. The trail is difficult for wheelchairs and strollers. A shorter 5KM trail is also available.|
|Award:||There is no commemorative award for this event. Awards from previous Fairfax YREs are available when paying the appropriate fee.|
|Fees:||The fee for IVV credit only is $3. Fee for IVV credit and a B award will be $4.|
|Pre-registration:||There is no pre-registration for this event.|
|Stipulations:||Pets must be under control at all times and must be picked up after. Pets are not allowed in the start point. Restrooms, water, and food will be available along the trail.||Special Programs:||This walk may qualify for Firehouses, Honoring Law Enforcement, and Museums special programs.|
|Contact Info:||Barry and Karen Plott 703-352-5135. email|
From the North, East, and South via the Capital Beltway (I-495): Take the Capital Beltway (I495) to Exit 52A (VA-236 West/Little River Turnpike) towards Fairfax. The street name changes to Main Street as you enter the city of Fairfax. After traveling on VA-236 for 4.3 miles; turn left into the Fairfax Museum and Visitors Center parking lot. The museum is on the left just past Gold's Gym and about 0.5 miles past Carlos O'Kelley restaurant.
From the West: Take I-66 to Exit 60 South(VA-123) towards Fairfax. After crossing US-50, proceed 0.9 miles to Main Street(VA-236). Turn left and proceed 0.3 miles on Main Street. Turn right into the Fairfax Museum and Visitors Center parking lot.