Parks & Recreation   |  Chris Greene Lake
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SIZE  Chris Green Lake
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)

 
 
CANOE RENTAL
Fee: $5.00/hour (from Memorial Day weekend thru the summer swim season)
 
FISHING
A Virginia State Fishing License is required. A wheelchair-accessible fishing pier is available.  All bass 12 to 15 inches must be released immediately.  Five bass per day limit.  All other State Regulations apply.  Click here for the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
 
BOATING
U.S. Coast Guard-approved boats and crafts are welcome. Gasoline-powered motors are prohibited. Electric motors are allowed.

AMENITIES
3 miles of 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