Tomahawk Pond Day Use Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Come spend the entire day at Tomahawk Pond! For a fun and relaxing angling experience, utilize one of the accessible platforms or treasure a simple picnic with family or friends. Birdwatchers should be on the lookout for the allusive Peregrine Falcon diving for prey.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This site is open for recreation, however the restrooms are temporarily shut down.
Operational Hours: Day Use Area Sunrise to Sunset.
Fees No Fee
Open Season: Open year round
Restrictions: Alcoholic beverages prohibited. No gas powered motors. 
Closest Towns: Broadway, VA
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: No restrooms available
Operated By: Lee Ranger District: 540-984-4101

General Information


From I-81: Take exit 257 and follow VA 259 west to Broadway. At traffic light, turn left to remain on Va 259 and go straight through next traffic light toward Brocks Gap, still Va 259. In 4.5 miles, turn right onto SR 612, Runions Creek Rd. Drive 13.5 miles (SR 612 becomes SR 610, but its name remains Runions Creek Rd.) to either of two entrances to Tomahawk Pond Recreation Area on the right. The first entrance is to the picnic ground. A second entrance, with another parking area for easy access to the pond, is 0.1 miles farther.

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No. of SitesPicnicking sites available
Reservation InfoNo Reservations Required