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Walnut Creek Park

4250 Walnut Creek Park Road, North Garden, VA 22959

(434) 296-5844



525 total acres (with 45 water acres and 2 beach acres)



Fee: $5.00/hour (from Memorial Day weekend through the summer swim season) 3 canoes & 4 kayaks, rent from the lifeguards during swim hours.



Walnut Creek is stocked with sunfish, channel catfish and largemouth bass. A Virginia State Fishing License is required. BIKE TRAILS 15 miles of trails for biking, hiking, or running.



Walnut Creek is home to one of the east coast's finest disc golf courses. Designed and installed in 2002, the course includes 18 uphill, downhill, open and wooded holes.



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



4 tables scattered throughout the park; picnic shelter #1 is not available during swimming season and has electricity, but no grill; picnic shelter #2 is available all year and has a grill, but no electricity. Both shelters have 6 picnic tables; seasonal restrooms are available.



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 through Labor Day, except on the days when Albemarle County Schools are in session).


Walnut Creek Park is also part of Virginia’s Birding & Wildlife Trail



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