Chris Greene Lake Park

4748 Chris Greene Lake Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911

(434) 296-5844


SIZE 239 total acres (with 53 water acres and 2 beach acres) CANOE / KAYAK RENTAL Fee: $5.00/hour (from Memorial Day weekend through 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. 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. HOURS Parks are generally open for daylight hours all year. Specific hours for each park are posted at park entrance. SWIMMING Daily 11:00 am to 7:00 pm (from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, except on days when Albemarle County Schools are in session)



  • Child Friendly:
  • Handicapped Accessible: