North Fork of Pound Boat Launch
The North Fork of Pound Boat Launch offers year round lake access, popular with anglers and boaters alike.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.|
|Fees:||$1.00 per vehicle day use area fee.|
|Open Season:||Open year round|
|Restrictions:||No wake zone. Swimming prohibited.|
|Closest Towns:||Pound, VA|
|Water:||No drinking water available|
|Passes:||The America the Beautiful Senior and Access Pass provides a 50% discount to the day use fee. No other America the Beautiful Interagency passes are valid at this site. The George Washington & Jefferson National Forests Seasonal Day Use Pass is accepted here.|
|Operated By:||Clinch Ranger District: (276) 679-8370|
From Kingsport, TN: Follow US 23 North to Pound, VA. At the third Pound exit make a left onto SR 630 West. Follow SR 630 West for 0.9 miles to the parking lot.
From Abingdon, VA: Follow US 58 West/19 North to Hansonville, VA. Turn left onto US 58 West Alternate and drive to Norton. At Norton, turn north onto US 23 toward Pound, VA. At the third Pound exit make a left onto SR 630 West. Follow SR 630 West for 0.9 miles to the parking lot.
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Lake and Pond Fishing
Boating - Motorized
Boating - Non-Motorized
Alerts & Warnings
- New - Sunday hunting on National Forest lands in Virginia this fall
- Temp Closure: Rocky Run ATV trail, Second Mountain, Long Run Road
- Hughes Creek Road in Bath County is temporarily closed
- Saint Mary’s River Trail will be intermittently closed in August and September