Central Hub of Virginia’s Lake Region:

Clarksville Clarksville

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Where Can I Swim?

With all this water around, you might be surprised to discover that swimming isn’t available in all areas. Public swim beaches are available at all Corps of Engineers campgrounds in the area: North Bend Park, Longwood Park, Buffalo Park and Rudds Creek Campground.


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

Ivy Hill Park

This large park isn’t available for camping, but you can still access the public beach.

3197 Ivy Hill Rd
Clarksville VA 23927

(434) 738-6143

Palmer Point

Palmer Point offers a boat ramp, playground, picnic shelter and swim beach.

899 Palmer Point Rd
Boydton VA 23917

(434) 738-6143