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Fall season signals the beginning of Campground Closures on Lake Moomaw
  %3Ab%3A%3Ai%3AHidden Valley campsites to remain open until December %3A/i%3A%3A/b%3A The official arrival of Fall is only a few weeks away. Along with the seasonal changes, George Washington and Jef...

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 00:00:00 CDT

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High Knob Recreation Area - Clinch Ranger District
High Knob will open on Wednesday, June 12, but water won't be available in either the camping or day use areas. Due to the lack of water and restroom facilities, fees are temporarily reduced. The camping fee is reduced from $10 to $5 per night. The group site fee is reduced from $25 to $15. The day use fee is reduced from $5 to $3 per vehicle. Port-o Pots will be provided. Camping trailers cannot be emptied at the dumping station, nor tanks filled at the faucet there. Showers are not available. Through agreement with the City of Norton, campers displaying a valid camping pass for High Knob Campground may use the showers at the Flag Rock Campground.

Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 CDT


Changes to recreation offerings for 2019 on the Clinch Ranger District
Some recreation sites and trails will delay opening as repairs are completed, some services will no longer be offered, and some recreation sites and trails will remain closed in 2019 in Scott, Lee, Dickenson and Wise Counties, Virginia. For details, view the news release %3Ahttps://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/gwj/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD628208%3A or call the Clinch District Office at %3A276%3A 679-8370.

Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 CDT


Buck Mountain Trail (FT 434) is temporarily closed
Buck Mountain Trail %3AFT 434%3A is temporarily closed to all users due to construction on Hearthstone Dam in Augusta County, VA. The trail will remain closed until construction is complete. We expect the trail to reopen in October 2019. For more information, contact the North River Ranger District at 540-432-0187.

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 CST


Section of Tillman Road and Little River Road is temporarily closed
The section of Tillman Road %3AFR 101%3A near Hearthstone Dam and Little River Road %3AFR 1177%3A in Augusta County, VA is temporarily closed to all users due to construction on the dam. The 0.5 mile section of Tillman road will remain closed until construction is complete. We expect the road will reopen in October 2019. Through traffic travelling on Tillman road should plan an alternate route. Contact the North River Ranger District at 540-432-0187 for more information.

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 CST


Brandywine Recreational Area
Brandywine Recreation Area located in Pendleton County, is now open to the public, please be advised that fee control measures are in place. Due to the flooding rehabilitation some areas are still being worked on. For more information or questions, please call 540-432-0187.

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT