Fenwick Mines Day Use Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Fenwick Mines

Visitors to Fenwick Mines will find trails to hike, ponds to fish, and a picnic shelter (complete with horseshoe pit) that’s perfect for spending a great Sunday afternoon with friends and family. A one mile, wheelchair accessible trail will lead you through wetland, stream, and forest habitats providing lots of opportunities to see wildlife.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This location is temporarily shut down. Local managers are committed to the health and safety of recreational visitors and our staff. We are following the guidelines from our department and the CDC regarding COVID-19, closely monitoring the situation and responding to current conditions.
Operational Hours: Sunrise to Sunset
Fees $25 picnic shelter. Reservations required. Please call Eastern Divide Ranger District at (540) 552 - 4641, Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Open Season: Open year round
Closest Towns: New Castle, VA
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Eastern Divide Ranger District: 540-552-4641

General Information

Directions: From New Castle, VA: Follow VA 615 for 5 miles to VA 611 (Peaceful Valley Rd). Turn left. Go 1/2 mile and turn right on VA 685. Follow signs to Fenwick Mines Recreation Area.

Recreation Map

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Activities


Fishing

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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