Virginia Lake Park

  • 01 of 08

    Relax in the Shade at Virginia Lake Park

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    Virginia Lake Park in Reno has shady benches for relaxing in the heart of the city. Photo © Stan White

    An Oasis in Reno's Urban Landscape

    Reno's Virginia Lake Park is like an oasis in the middle of the city. Surrounded by the urban environs of Reno which has spread around it, Virginia Lake and its park provide a calm and quiet

    Virginia Lake Park was actually south of Reno when it was built by the CCC during the depression 1930s. The park has not moved since then, the city has grown around it. Though originally designed for swimming, Virginia Lake is now only for viewing or fising from a new dock. Ducks, geese, and gulls, many of which have become permanent residents, are now the only ones in the water. Strolling, however, has been enhanced by recent upgrades to the landscaping and walking paths.place to walk, jog, have a picnic, or just relax in the shade and enjoy the view across the water.

    Well behaved dogs on leash are welcome here and can romp at the Virginia Lake Park Dog Park.

    Visit the City of Reno website to learn more about Virginia Lake Park and other public parks...MORE throughout Reno.

    Reno's Virginia Lake Park is like an oasis in the middle of the city. Surrounded by the urban environs of Reno which has spread around it, Virginia Lake and its park provide a calm and quiet place to walk, jog, have a picnic, bring your dog, or just relax in the shade and enjoy the view across the water.

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  • 02 of 08

    Virginia Lake is Surrounded by a Sandy Shoreline

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    Virginia Lake's sandy shoreline is flat and provides another path around the lake besides the paved walking and jogging path. Photo © Stan White

    Reno's Virginia Lake Park is like an oasis in the middle of the city. Surrounded by the urban environs of Reno which has spread around it, Virginia Lake and its park provide a calm and quiet place to walk, jog, have a picnic, bring your dog, or just relax in the shade and enjoy the view across the water.

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  • 03 of 08

    Lakeside Drive Meanders Along Virginia Lake's West Side

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    Lakeside Drive in Reno meanders along the west shore of Virginia Lake. Photo © Stan White

    Reno's Virginia Lake Park is like an oasis in the middle of the city. Surrounded by the urban environs of Reno which has spread around it, Virginia Lake and its park provide a calm and quiet place to walk, jog, have a picnic, bring your dog, or just relax in the shade and enjoy the view across the water.

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  • 04 of 08

    Virginia Lake Park Fishing Dock

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    Virginia Lake Park's fishing dock is accessible to people with disabilities. Photo © Stan White

    Reno's Virginia Lake Park is like an oasis in the middle of the city. Surrounded by the urban environs of Reno which has spread around it, Virginia Lake and its park provide a calm and quiet place to walk, jog, have a picnic, bring your dog, or just relax in the shade and enjoy the view across the water.

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  • 05 of 08

    Playground at Virginia Lake Park in Reno

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    Virginia Lake Park in Reno has a great playground and picnic shelter that can be rented for your parties. Photo © Stan White

    Reno's Virginia Lake Park is like an oasis in the middle of the city. Surrounded by the urban environs of Reno which has spread around it, Virginia Lake and its park provide a calm and quiet place to walk, jog, have a picnic, bring your dog, or just relax in the shade and enjoy the view across the water.

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  • 06 of 08

    Virginia Lake Park Has New Landscaping and Walking Paths

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    Virginia Lake Park's south end has been refurbished with walking paths and new landscaping. Photo © Stan White

    Reno's Virginia Lake Park is like an oasis in the middle of the city. Surrounded by the urban environs of Reno which has spread around it, Virginia Lake and its park provide a calm and quiet place to walk, jog, have a picnic, bring your dog, or just relax in the shade and enjoy the view across the water.

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  • 07 of 08

    Virginia Lake Park in Reno is a Fine Place to Stroll

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    Virginia Lake Park's flat paths make it a great place for strolling and strollers. Photo © Stan White

    Reno's Virginia Lake Park is like an oasis in the middle of the city. Surrounded by the urban environs of Reno which has spread around it, Virginia Lake and its park provide a calm and quiet place to walk, jog, have a picnic, bring your dog, or just relax in the shade and enjoy the view across the water.

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  • 08 of 08

    Canada Geese Hang Out at Virginia Lake Park

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    A Virginia Lake Park shade tree provides shelter for a pair of resident Canada geese. Photo © Stan White

    Reno's Virginia Lake Park is like an oasis in the middle of the city. Surrounded by the urban environs of Reno which has spread around it, Virginia Lake and its park provide a calm and quiet place to walk, jog, have a picnic, bring your dog, or just relax in the shade and enjoy the view across the water.