Poor Farm Dispersed Recreation Area
Area Status: Open
Hiking and fishing opportunities are abundant at Poor Farm Dispersed Recreation Area. Enjoy hiking trails that meander along the Jackson River, or break out that rod and reel as the trout stocked waters are popular amongst fly and traditional fishermen alike.
At a Glance
|Open Season:||Open year round|
|Restrictions:||Horses allowed except where prohibited. When recreating on Forest Service Lands, follow the Forest Rules for Visitors and Forest Supervisor’s Orders.|
|Closest Towns:||Hot Springs, VA|
|Water:||No drinking water available|
|Operated By:||James River and Warm Springs Ranger District: (540) 839 - 2521|
|Information Center:||For more information contact: James River and Warm Springs Ranger District 422 Forestry Road Hot Springs, VA 24445 540-839-2521|
General InformationDirections: From the Intersection of State Route 39 and US 220: Go north on US 220 about seven miles to SR 623 on the left. Follow SR 623 about two miles to the national forest boundary and the beginning of the Poor Farm Dispersed Recreation Area.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
River and Stream Fishing
Fishing Regulations and Permits.
Big Game Hunting
Hunting Regulations and Permits.