Due to a lapse in federal funding, this USDA website will not be actively updated. Once funding has been reestablished, online operations will continue. On-going operational updates will be posted here (https://www.fs.fed.us/shutdown) as we are able to provide them.


Lake Virginia

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Lake Virginia is an 89-acre lake nestled in the narrow southern Appalachian Valley of the Talladega Ranger District, about 5 miles east of Sylacauga. It offers bass, bream, and catfish fishing for the avid angler.

Fish Your National Forests: This site can be accessed by Passenger Car; Fish available include: Bass, Catfish, Panfish; Types of fishing available include: Shore, Non-motorized boat, Fly, Spin, Bait; Boat Launch available

At a Glance

Fees Recreation Fee Schedule
Open Season: January
Usage: Light
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: Forest Service

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



Show detail SHOW

Water Activities

Hide detail HIDE

Boating - Non-Motorized