Bark Camp Recreation Area

  

Bark Camp Recreation Area is situated on a 45 acre lake that is regularly stocked with rainbow trout. A three mile shoreline trail 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 picnicking facilities.

At a Glance

Fees $12 per camp site per night. $5 electric hookups. $3 per vehicle day use area fee.
Open Season: May 15 - September 15
Restrictions: No gasoline powered boats allowed on the lake.
Closest Towns: Coeburn, VA
Water: Drinking water available
Restroom: Bath houses have hot showers and flush toilets
Operated By: Clinch Ranger District: (276) 679-8370
Information Center: Bark Camp Recreation Area:  276-467-1209

General Information

Directions:

From Kingsport, TN: Follow US23 North to Norton VA. Take the Alternate 58 East exit toward Coeburn VA. Follow Alt 58 East for 5 miles to Tacoma. At the stop light turn right onto SR 706 and follow to the intersection with SR 699 on the left. Follow SR 699 for 0.1 mile then turn right onto SR 822. Follow SR 822 for 2 miles to the entrance of Bark Camp Recreation Area on the right.

From Abingdon, VA: Follow US 58W/US 19N to Hansonville, VA. Turn left onto US 58W Alternate and drive to Tacoma, VA. At the stop light, turn left (south) onto SR 706 and follow to the intersection with SR 699 on the left. Follow SR 699 for 0.1 mile then turn right onto SR 822. Follow SR 822 for 2 miles to the entrance of Bark Camp Recreation Area on the right.


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