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Oak Grove Lake Park

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  1. Fishing/Platforms
  2. Fitness Area
  3. Grill
  4. Picnic Shelters
  5. Playground
  6. Trails

Located just off Volvo Parkway, Oak Grove Lake Park is 157 acres and has a multi-use trail surrounding the 65-acre lake, scenic open space with play area, hardwood forest and wetlands. Picnic tables and benches are scattered along the trail, which provide a mixture of panoramic views of the lake as well as forested areas and wildlife. Swimming and boating of any kind are not permitted at the lake except by pre-approved permit (city events and first responders training).

Other Park Amenities

  • Fishing/observation platforms (see note)
  • Play area with playground equipment
  • Rentable Picnic Shelters with grills (RENTALS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE at Oak Grove Lake Park)
  • Trail - 1.5 mile circular multi-use fitness trail for walking, jogging and biking, runs the perimeter of the 65-acre lake.
  • 6 outdoor fitness stations are located around the perimeter of the trail
  • Take a brief virtual tour of the main entrance path, playground and shelters by the lake.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-accessible Trail and 5 ADA-accessible fishing/observation platforms around the lake are open to the public for bank fishing (except as prohibited by signage).


  • Fish the stocked lake for largemouth bass and channel catfish. Other fish you might see are bluegill and pumpkin seed sunfish.
  • Catfish were last stocked on May 22, 2023.
  • Virginia fresh-water license is required for all fishermen aged 16 years and older.
  • The Park does not sell fishing licenses.

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