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Philpott Park

Philpott Lake



Philpott Park is a beautiful recreational spot located on Philpott Lake in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. It is great for boating, fishing, hiking, picnicking and camping, as well as nearby attractions such as Fairystone State Park and Fairystone Farms Wildlife Management Area. The park offers a variety of amenities, including flush toilets, showers, a boat ramp, playground, and many trails.


Philpott Park is nestled on the shores of Philpott Lake in the rugged foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. The clear water and natural shoreline make Philpott Lake a unique place for visitors to enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, picnicking and camping.

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The lake provides visitors with great boating and swimming opportunities. Anglers enjoy fishing for large and smallmouth bass, walleye, bluegill, crappie and catfish.

Many miles of hiking and biking trails surround Philpott Lake, allowing visitors to get out and explore this scenic area.


The park features an overlook where visitors have spectacular views of Philpott Lake and the Blue Ridge Mountains. It offers one group camping area and one day-use group picnic shelter.

Amenities include flush toilets, showers and drinking water. A boat ramp, playground, and hiking trail are on-site. The Powerhouse, Dam and Visitor Center are located in the park.

Natural Features

Philpott Lake covers 2,900 acres and has 100 miles of shoreline. The lake's steep, rocky banks meet beautiful mixed forests of oak, maple, hickory, pine and cedar.

Wildlife is abundant throughout the area. Deer, turkeys, squirrels, raccoons, and a variety of songbirds and waterfowl are commonly viewed.

Nearby Attractions

The lake is adjacent to Fairystone State Park and Fairystone Farms Wildlife Management Area, which includes 5,300 acres of public recreational lands.
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Campground Matrix

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Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Goose Point
Philpott Lake
Salthouse Branch
Philpott Lake
Green Electric / Water
Fairy Stone State Park
Red Electric / Water
Fairy Stone State Park
Yellow E/W
Fairy Stone State Park
Horseshoe Point
Philpott Lake
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