Gateway Regional Park

Take a break on the City of Fairfax Connector Trail
entrance to gateway

Catch your breath, find directions and fill your water bottle at Gateway Regional Park, a crossroads rest stop in Fairfax City, Virginia. Whether you’re riding, walking or running the Washington & Old Dominion Trail / City of Fairfax Connector Trail, Gateway Regional Park gives you a space to rest, check our maps, and get some shelter from the sun or rain.

Support Your Park

Opening Hours


The park is open for walking/hiking/biking from adjoining trails from dawn to dusk. Please do not gather in the pavilion area.


Gateway Regional Park

Pickett & Old Pickett Roads
Fairfax VA 22031
United States



Gateway is currently managed by the W&OD Trail staff, and their respective Friends Group - the Friends of the W&OD (FOWOD).

The purpose of FOWOD is to support and enhance the trail and its multiple uses as a recreational environmental and historic resource through fundraising, promotion, educational programming and maintenance.

Activities of FOWOD include:

  • Acquisition of trail improvements such as benches, water fountains and restroom facilities.
  • Public awareness programs for trail safety.
  • Advocacy for improved crossings of intersecting roadways.
  • Establishment of a volunteer trail patrol.
  • Trail maintenance and landscaping projects


It is fun park for kids

It is fun park for kids. There are a big field, plenty of shade, a couple playgrounds, swings, slide... Read more

It is fun park for kids. There are a big field, plenty of shade, a couple playgrounds, swings, slides, play with sand and skate board area. It is also good for playdate location.

Google Review

by Eileen G.

Check out this week's Featured Jobs!

Rust Manor House--Event Supervisor: Part-time 

The Atrium at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens--Events Coordinator Assistant: Part-time Apply

The Atrium at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens--Catering Administrative Assistant: Part-time Apply

Brickmakers Cafe--Restaurant Staff: Part-time