Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This is a loop trail that circles the 45-acre Bark Camp Lake.

Trail Open To:

Trail HikingBicycle Riding

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This site is open for recreation, however the restrooms are temporarily shut down.
Fees $3.00 Day Use Fee at Bark Camp Trailhead.
Open Season: Open Year Round
Closest Towns: Coeburn, VA - SCOTT COUNTY
Water: Drinking water available in the recreation area.
Restroom: Vault Toilet at Parking Lot; Open Year Round
Operated By: Clinch Ranger District: (276) 679-8370
Information Center: Trail is located on National Geographic/Trails Illustrated Map #793.  It is recommended that all trail users carry a reliable map at all times.  Maps may be purchased at some local District Ranger Stations, at outdoor retail locations or by visiting the National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated website.

General Information


From Coeburn VA:  Follow Alternate Route 58 East for 3.7 miles.  At the stop light in Tacoma make a left onto SR 706 and follow for 4.1 miles.  Turn left onto SR 699 and follow for 0.1 miles. Turn right onto SR 822 and follow for 2.0 miles to the entrance of Bark Camp on the right.

General Notes:
  • Trail Length:  3.7 miles
  • Blazes:  Yellow
  • Trail Difficulty:  Easy
  • Connecting Trails:  FT #401 - Chief Benge's Trail
  • Elevation:  2600 feet to 2620 feet
  • Trail Access Points (Approximate LAT/LONG):
  • Trail Etiquette:  Trail etiquette for multiple use trails calls for horses to have the right-of-way.  Hikers should yield to horses.  Bicyclists should yield to horses and hikers.  Horse riders are responsible for the control of their horse at all times.

Recreation Map

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