Parks & Recreation   |  Chris Greene Lake
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PARK USER FEE
Click here for fees and dates charged

 

CANOE / KAYAK RENTAL
Fee: $5.00/hour (from Memorial Day weekend thru the summer swim season)
3 canoes & 2 kayaks, rent from lifeguards during swim hours
 
FISHING
A wheelchair-accessible fishing pier is available.  Chris Greene is stocked with sunfish, channel catfish and largemouth bass. A Virginia State Fishing License is required. 

BOATING
U.S. Coast Guard-approved boats and crafts are welcome. Gasoline-powered motors are prohibited. Electric motors are allowed.

AMENITIES
3 miles of hiking trails; wheelchair-accessible playground; 8 tables and 5 grills scattered throughout the park; seasonal restrooms; 2 picnic shelters, 6 picnic tables each, with open grills and electricity.  Click here for a trail map.

DOG PARK 
Chris Greene Lake Park has a 1 acre fenced in area for dogs to run off-leash, with a roped water access for dogs to swim.  Open until dark every day.  Dog Park Rules
 
DIRECTIONS
Take Route 29 North towards Earlysville; Turn left onto Route 649 (Airport Road); Turn right onto Route 606; Turn left onto Route 850 (Chris Greene Lake Road).
 
ADDRESS
4748 Chris Greene Lake Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911

SIZE 
239 total acres (with 53 water acres and 2 beach acres)

HOURS 
Parks are generally open for daylight hours all year. Specific hours for each park are posted at park entrance.
 
SWIMMING
Daily 11:00am to 7:00pm. (from Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day, except on the days when Albemarle County Schools are in session)

 


 
Highlights
Biscuit Run Park - Update  
On-line Registration, Reserve Shelter or Facility, or buy a Swim Pass  
 
 
 
Contact the Department
Parks and Recreation
401 McIntire Road
Room 118
Charlottesville, VA 22902
434-296-5844
FAX: 434-293-0299
Email the Department