James River and Warm Springs Ranger District


Visitors to the James River and Warm Springs Ranger District have opportunities to visit two wilderness areas located among the Alleghany Mountains in the western section of Virginia and  336,464 acres of mountains and valleys. The district has over 240 miles of multi-use trail and over 300 miles of roads. One of its most popular recreation destinations is Lake Moomaw, one of the largest lakes in Virginia, with 43 miles of undeveloped shoreline, campgrounds, and day use areas, including 3 boat launches. There, visitors can go both cold and warm water fishing, boating, picnicking, and camping. The closest town to the district is Hot Springs, Virginia.

At a Glance

Information Center: The James River & Warm Springs Ranger District office is located at 422 Forestry Road; Hot Springs, VA 24445
540-839-2521  

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Sand Play

Areas for Sand Play at James River and Warm Springs Ranger District

Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at James River and Warm Springs Ranger District

Group Camping

Areas for Group Camping at James River and Warm Springs Ranger District

Day Hiking

Areas for Day Hiking at James River and Warm Springs Ranger District

Target Shooting

Areas for Target Shooting at James River and Warm Springs Ranger District

Boating - Motorized

Areas for Boating - Motorized at James River and Warm Springs Ranger District

Boating - Non-Motorized

Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at James River and Warm Springs Ranger District

Swimming

Areas for Swimming at James River and Warm Springs Ranger District

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.7951

  Longitude : 
-79.9940