Camping at Philpott Lake

Camping provided by Army Corps of Engineers
Deer Island camping
Your next adventure awaits
Unwind on the beaches
Stay at Philpott Lake
Camping provided by Army Corps of Engineers
Address
1058 Philpott Dam Road
Bassett, VA 24055
Region Southern Virginia
Locality Henry
Reservations: (877) 444-6777
Philpott Lake: (276) 629-2703
Website www.recreation.gov
Camping at Philpott Lake www.recreation.gov

Philpott Lake offers a wide range of camping with primitive sites, including Deer Island which is only accessible by water, to full-hook up sites. Enjoy a wide spectrum of amenities - picnic shelters, flush toilets, showers, outdoor grills, water fountains, an amphitheater with campfire ring and basketball goal. There's one thing missing - You. If you're lucky, you'll experience nature at a level you never imagined. You may see wildlife such as the gray fox taking care of its young or a bear may be going on a daily stroll - this is nature up close and personal. Reservations require a 2 day notice and must be made through the National Recreation Reservation Service.

Camping available at:

Goose Point- Open April 1 through October 31.
Jamison Mill- Open April 1 through October 31.
Horseshoe Point- May 1 through September 30.
Salthouse Branch- Open April 1 through October 31.
Deer Island- Open April 1 through October 31. Accessible only by water.

Camping also available at the Philpott Marina Group Campground. Reservations are made through Henry County Parks & Recreation at 276.634.4640.




Last Updated: 8/26/2015 9:54 AM
  • Virginia Music

    Virginia is for Music Lovers
  • Get the Virginia Travel Guide

    2015 Travel Guide promo

    Order your Free Virginia Travel Guide.

     Order now button 

  • Travel Updates

    What's going on around Virginia? Subscribe to the Virginia eNews.

    Subscribe