A sense of place also comes with space to recharge and enjoy nature's wonders. Though Herndon is located in a major metropolitan area, Parks and Recreation has established eleven neighborhood parks that bring nature to virtually every resident's backyard. Herndon is also home to two walking trails, Sugarland Run Trail and the historic Washington and Old Dominion Trail (W&OD). 

Click here for information on the W&OD Lighting Project.

We offer many interpretive programs. Click here to learn about our nature programs and scout badges. Make plans to be a part of our biggest nature based special event - NatureFest and popular nature summer camps.

Pavilion Rental Information

Enjoy a day outside at one of the Town's picnic shelters.  The Town has 3 shelters that can be rented and can accommodate groups up to 140 people.  The picnic shelters located in Bready Park, Trailside Park, and Runnymede Park are available for rent.

Picnic Shelter Rentals

Parks and Trails 

Parks are open dawn to dusk; except where they have lit athletic fields, which close at 11:00 p.m.

List of Town of Herndon Parks

Town of Herndon Parks and Trails Map

Town Code - Use of Parks

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