1980 Lakeside Dr, Reno, NV 89509
Virginia Lake Park
Virginia Lake Park is a 31.58-acre Reno park with year-round restrooms. The park features a 1-acre dog park and a lake that is a great urban spot for birding.
Playground, picnic shelters, rentable shelter, dog park, barbecue area, exercise area, pathway, and tables/benches.
Park Contact Information:
City of Reno - Parks & Facilities (775) 334-2417
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References & Further Info:
City of Reno: “Description of Virginia Lake.”
City of Reno: “Feeding Ducks.”
Virginia Lake Trail Map.
Learn more about the Dog Park Restoration Project here.
Nevada Department of Wildlife: History and Park Information.
“A Walk Around Virginia Lake” by the Ol’ Reno Guy.
“Virginia Lake Park: A WPA Success Story” by Robert A. Nylen. Article found in A Magazine of Popular History: Nevada, In the West. Number 1, Spring 2010.
Haley McGuire (history, ammenities, etc.)