Description

Y’all listen up now and head on over to Bark Camp Recreation Area in the pristine Jefferson National Forest. Laying in the shadows of the rugged Appalachian Mountains and pressed smack dab again a 45-acre lake, the views will blow you mind, and the fishin’ will fill your stomach. The campsites themselves are well developed and within easy reach of quiet forests, hiking and biking trails, and numerous picnicking areas. Both ancient and modern, the gentle beauty of these grounds will have you fixin’ to come back time and time again.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
34 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Bark Camp Recreation Area.

Beach
Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Park
Jefferson National Forest
State
Virginia
Country
United States
Phone Number
540-265-5100
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
36.867° N, 82.524° W
$12/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 34 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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Recreate Responsibly

  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
  6. Leave no trace
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  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors
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