Parks & Recreation

Albemarle Parks and Recreation -- the best of the great outdoors, right here at home

Thank you for your interest in Albemarle County's Parks and Recreational Facilities. We value open space and natural resources, and our extensive park system is one reflection of our efforts to be good stewards of the beautiful natural environment of our County.

Albemarle County has 12 parks, which offer over 3,300 acres for passive and active leisure activities. Albemarle County also offers numerous recreational and enrichment opportunities as well as youth and adult sports programs. Visit this site often for the most up-to-date Parks and Recreation information.


NEW!! Albemarle County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce a new tool for our trail lovers. Terrain360 is a website that provides a 360 degree panoramic tour of the trails at Darden Towe, Preddy Creek, Byrom, Mint Springs, Ivy Creek Natural Area and Walnut Creek! Find out more here...





Contact the Department
Parks and Recreation
401 McIntire Road
Room 118
Charlottesville, VA 22902
FAX: 434-293-0299
Email the Department