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Camping provided by Army Corps of Engineers

Locality: Henry

1058 Philpott Dam Road
Bassett, VA 24055

Driving Directions

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: (877) 444-6777
Philpott Lake: (276) 629-2703