Bark Camp Recreation Area


Area Status: 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: $20 per single campsite per night. $40 per double campsite per night. $5 electric hookups. $3 per vehicle day use area fee.
Open Season: 3rd Saturday in May - last Sunday in September
Restrictions: No gasoline powered boats allowed on the lake.
Closest Towns: Coeburn, VA
Water: Drinking water available only during the campground open season
Restroom: Bath houses with hot showers and flush toilets available only during the campground open season
Operated By: Clinch Ranger District: (276) 679-8370
Information Center: For more information contact: Clinch Ranger District 1700 Park Avenue SW, Norton, VA 24273. 276-679-8370 Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 12:00 and 12:30 - 4:30 Current weather conditions for Pound, VA: www.weather.gov Operating this campground would not be possible without help from volunteers. Find out about opportunities to volunteer at www.volunteer.gov.

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.


Recreation Map

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Activities

Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
No. of Sites 34

RV Camping

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Dump Stations Yes
Hookups - Electric 9

Group Camping

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Cabin Rentals

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Lake and Pond Fishing

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Fishing Regulations and Permits.

Day Hiking

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Picnicking

Recreation areas with activity Picnicking:
No. of Sites Picnicking sites available
Reservation Info No Reservations Required

Boating - Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Motorized: Electric motors only. No gas powered motors allowed.

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.866665

  Longitude : 
-82.52417