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Beartree campground, located in the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, is a scenic and family-friendly campground with both individual and group sites. Guests can enjoy fishing in Beartree Lake, hiking the Beartree Lake Trail, and exploring the many nearby attractions including the Appalachian Trail, Virginia Creeper Trail, Hungry Mother State Park and Grayson Highlands State Park.


Beartree offers a relaxing, family-friendly atmosphere and a variety of recreational activities. Located in the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, the campground boasts a sprawling layout with both group and individual campsites. A small creek flows through the campground, offering a refreshing spot to wade and fish.

Beartree Lake is also located within the recreation area, providing an ideal spot for fishing.


The campground offers a 14-acre lake with two fishing piers. Smallmouth bass, sunfish, rainbow and brown trout are all possible catches.  

Self-propelled or electric trolling-motor boats only.

State fishing and boating regulations and licensing requirements apply.

The Beartree Lake Trail, which circles the lake, is excellent for hiking. Half of the trail is paved for an easier walk.


Tent and RV campers are welcome. Drinking water is provided. A dump station (no water) is located on the left side of the road before the contact station as you enter the campground. Each site has a grill and picnic table, and most are secluded from other sites. Group sites can accommodate up to 24 guests.

Natural Features

The campground is located in diverse vegetation, and Beartree Lake is surrounded by dense trees that meet the shoreline.

The Mount Rogers Scenic Byway passes near the campground, highlighting the impressive valleys, mountains, forests and rural countrysides of western Virginia.

Nearby Attractions

Hike the Appalachian Trail, which extends more than 2,175 miles throughout the Appalachian Mountains across 14 states. The trail was designated as the first National Scenic Trail. The Virginia Creeper Trail, Hungry Mother State Park and Grayson Highlands State Park are nearby.


For facility specific information, please call (800) 628-7202.
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