Bark Camp Lake551 FS Bark Camp Lake, Coeburn, VA 24230
Bark Camp Recreation Area The camp offers 34 camping units with tent pad, picnic tables and parking spur near a 60 acre warm-water lake which provides opportunities for fishing and boating (electric motors only). Paved boat launching ramp, hiking trails and picnic units with tables and grills are also features of the site.
The lake was constructed by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and is stocked with northern pike, bass, blue gill, rainbow trout and catfish. Two handicapped accessible fishing piers are available and accessible with a handicapped trail on the northern shoreline below the main parking area.
Be sure to stroll the 3.25 mile Lake Shore Trail while visiting the recreation area. The trail roams through the wooded shoreline and circles the lake, offering outstanding views. Highlights include an open air amphitheater overlooking the lake, a short hike to an interesting geological formation called “Kitchen Rock,” and outstanding universally accessible fishing piers and picnic facilities.
Jefferson Nat'l Forest - Clinch Ranger District