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North Bend Park
Morning view from a North Bend Park campsite, on Kerr Lake near the John H. Kerr dam.

Mecklenburg County, Virginia is proud to host numerous campgrounds, most with access to either Kerr Lake or Lake Gaston.

Kerr Lake

Buffalo Park CampgroundBuffalo Park on Kerr Lake (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Location:  Hwy 58, a few miles west of Clarksville, Virginia map
Facilities:  21 sites for tents or RVs; amenities like hot showers, flush toilets and a dump station. A swimming beach and picnic area make the campground ideal for families.
Open:  Seasonal (May-September)
Water-front campsites available:  Yes
Online booking:  No (first come, first served) - click here for website and phone number

Longwood Park CampsiteLongwood Park on Kerr Lake (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Location:  U.S. 15, a few miles south of Clarksville, Virginia map
Facilities:  66 sites for tents or RVs; amenities like hot showers, flush toilets and a dump station. A swimming beach and picnic area make the campground ideal for families.
Open:  Seasonal (April-October)
Water-front campsites available:  Yes
Online booking:  Yes - click here

NorthBend
North Bend Park on Kerr Lake (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Location:  VA Rt 4, adjacent to the John H. Kerr Dam in Boydton, Virginia map
Facilities:  244 sites for tents or RVs; amenities like hot showers, flush toilets and a dump station. A swimming beach and picnic area make the campground ideal for families.
Open:  Year-round
Water-front campsites available:  Yes
Online booking:  Yes - click here

Occoneechee Cabin
Occoneechee State Park on Kerr Lake (Virginia State Parks)
Location:  Hwy 58, across the bridge from the town of Clarksville, Virginia map
Facilities:  88 sites for tents or RVs; 13 cabins; 11 equestrian campsites; amenities like hot showers, flush toilets and a dump station. Miles of lakeside trails, an archery range, a marina with boat rentals and close access to Clarksville make this a perfect getaway.
Open:  Year-round
Water-front campsites available:  Yes
Online booking:  Yes - click here

Rudds Creek Park PlaygroundRudd's Creek Park on Kerr Lake (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Location:  Hwy 58, between Clarksville and Boydton, Virginia map
Facilities:  99 sites for tents or RVs; amenities like hot showers, flush toilets and a dump station. A swimming beach and picnic area make the campground ideal for families.
Open:  Seasonal (April-October)
Water-front campsites available:  Yes
Online booking:  Yes - click here



Lake Gaston

Americamps Lake Gaston
Americamps Lake Gaston (privately operated)
Location:  Hwy 903, exit 4 off of I-85 near Bracey, Virginia map
Facilities:  83 sites for tents or RVs and several cabins.  
Open:  Year-round
Water-front campsites available:  Yes


Mecklenburg County Tourism

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Mecklenburg County Hunting/Fishing Guide and Map

Mecklenburg County Hunting/Fishing Guide and Map.

Boasting 9,000+ acres of public Wildlife Management Areas and a 50,000 acre lake, Mecklenburg is a sportsman’s paradise.

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Mecklenburg is Lake Country

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It’s time you came to visit us. Click below for a PDF to view the Lake Country Visitor's Guide which is filled with helpful information about the area.

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