Fenwick Mines Day Use Area


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

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.

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