Bark Camp Recreation Area

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed
 

The Bark Camp Campground is temporarily closed. The Bark Camp Day Use Area is open. 

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. This recreation area bosts 34 campsites, 9 of which have electric hookups. 

At a Glance

Fees $16 per single campsite per night. $32 per double campsite per night. $5 electric hookups. $3 per vehicle day use area fee.
Open Season: mid-May to mid-September
Restrictions: No gasoline powered boats allowed on the lake.
Closest Towns: Coeburn, VA
Water: Water may not be available this season. Call the Clinch Ranger District for more information.
Restroom: Bath houses have hot showers and flush toilets (depending on water availability)
Operated By: Clinch Ranger District: (276) 679-8370

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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Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.866665

  Longitude : 
-82.52417

 

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