Steel Bridge Campground
Area Status: Open
Enjoy splashing or fishing in the cool water of Potts Creek, a stocked trout stream adjacent to this rustic campground and day use area. The campground has three unpaved and well-shaded campsites situated along a single dirt road that parallels the creek. A parking area is available for day-use visitors. Historic Paint Bank, Virginia is a scenic three mile drive from here.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||This site is open for the season.|
|Operational Hours:||Check-in for campers is 1:00 p.m. and check-out is 11:00 a.m.|
|Reservations:||Steel Bridge Campground Reservation Information at Recreation.gov|
|Fees:||No fees; however, camping reservations are required at recreation.gov|
|Open Season:||mid-April - late-October|
|Closest Towns:||Paint Bank, VA|
|Water:||No drinking water available|
|Operated By:||Eastern Divide Ranger District: 540-552-4641|
General InformationDirections: From I-81: Take Exit 141 onto SR 419 north to SR 311. Travel north on SR 311 36 miles to Paint Bank. Take right on SR 18, and then go 3.5 miles to campground on right. All roads are paved until you reach the campground. Driving distance from I-81 is about 40 miles; estimated driving time is 1 hour.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||3|
|Reservation Info||Steel Bridge Campground Reservation Information at Recreation.gov|
|Fire Information||Campfires are allowed in designated campfire rings at each campsite. Dead and down wood can be gathered on site.|
River and Stream Fishing
Fishing Regulations and Permits.