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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions:

Where can I swim?
Where can I get boat access?
Is there an airport nearby?



Where can I swim?

With all this water around, you might be surprised to discover that swimming isn’t available in all areas.

Swimming is not permitted in either of the Virginia State Parks: Occoneechee or Staunton River.

Public swim beaches are available at all Corps of Engineers campgrounds in the area:

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http://www.recreation.gov/recAreaDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&recAreaId=458&agencyCode=70902


Buffalo Park

Address:
5199 Carters Point Rd.
Buffalo Junction VA 24529

Longwood Park

Address:
13500 Highway 15
Clarksville VA 23927

Phone:
(434) 374-2711

North Bend Park

Address:
64 North Bend Drive
Boydton VA 23917

Phone:
(434) 738-0059

Rudds Creek Campground

Address:
16064 Highway 58
Boydton VA 23917

Phone:
(434) 738-6827

You can also swim from these Corps of Engineers sites designed for day use:

Ivy Hill Park

Address:
3197 Ivy Hill Rd
Clarksville VA 23927

Phone:
(434) 738-6143

Palmer Point

Address:
899 Palmer Point Rd
Boydton VA 23917

Phone:
(434) 738-6143



Where can I get boat access?

Boat access is available at both Virginia State Parks: Occoneechee and Staunton River.

http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/boating/


Occoneechee State Park

Address:
1192 Occoneechee Park Road
Clarksville, VA 23927

Phone:
(434) 374-2210

Hours:
Open year-round


Staunton River State Park

Address:
1170 Staunton Trail
Scottsburg, VA 24589

Phone:
(434) 572-4623

Hours:
Open year-round


Additional Information:

  • These parks managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers also have boat access.

http://www.recreation.gov/recAreaDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&recAreaId=458&agencyCode=70902

Buffalo Park

Longwood Park

North Bend Park

Rudds Creek Campground

Bluestone Boat Ramp

Eagle Point Landing

Eastland Creek Landing

Island Creek Park

Staunton View Park

Tailrace Park



Lake Country Regional Airport

is just 3 miles from Clarksville’s historic downtown on Highway 15. This airport is open to the public, and offers aviation fuel and courtesy transportation.

Lake Country Regional Airport Commission – operates the former Marks Municipal Airport on Highway 15 South of Clarksville. The Commission is responsible fairport-2or, and committed to, providing and promoting a safe, efficient, convenient and economically self-sustaining air transportation facility consistent with State and Federal Guidelines.

Lake Country Regional Airport
http://lakecountryregionalairport.org/
Address:
P.O. Box 1047
Clarksville, VA 23927

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Phone:
(434) 374-8028