North Fork Reservoir Camping

7530 Old North Fork Road, Pound, VA 24279


About North Fork Reservoir Camping

Built in 1966 as authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1960, the 154 acre lake is used for fishing, boating, camping, picnicking, hiking, and municipal water supply. The picnic area overlooks the reservoir and is complete with a restroom facility. The reservoir is managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers, but most of the developed recreation sites are managed by the Jefferson National Forest. Fish population in the lake includes largemouth bass, crappie, catfish and sunfish. The lake is stocked by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

Cane Patch Campground is the center of the recreation activity on the lake. It has 33 camping sites with restrooms, showers and playground equipment.

The Laurel Fork Campground provides a more primitive experience for campers. It is only accessible by boat or foot trail.

Helpful Information
(540) 796-5775

Region: Pound

7530 Old North Fork Road, Pound, VA 24279

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