Philpott Lake: Franklin County

Ryans Branch at Union Bridge
Ryans Branch at Union Bridge
Address
US Army Corps of Engineers, Philpott Visitor Center
1058 Philpott Dam Road
Bassett, VA 24055
Region Southern Virginia
Locality Henry
Phone: (276) 629-2703
Reservations: (877) 444-6777
Phone: (276) 629-2432
Fax: (276) 629-3493
Email Philpott@usace.army.mil
Website www.dgif.state.va.us/vbwt/site.asp

Make a memory today with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Philpott Lake and Dam.

Philpott Lake, located in the rugged foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, offers a multitude of recreational opportunities: swimming, boating, camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, & more with it's 8 campgrounds, 6 swim beaches & 9 boat launches, to help make your experience at Philpott memorable. The lake covers 3,000 acres with 100 miles of shoreland. Visitors to the lake are always amazed at the natural beauty of the area. Most areas are under primitive forest cover.

Enjoy outdoor activities in Salthouse Branch, Horseshoe Point, Twin Ridge, Ryans Branch & Jamison Mill Parks, on the lake, & Smith River at Philpott Park: Franklin County Tailrace. Located within minutes from Martinsville, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Rocky Mount, Ferrum and Henry




Last Updated: 3/2/2011 1:55 PM
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