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Buggs Island Lake
(also known as John H. Kerr Reservoir) A 50,000-acre lake in with over 800 miles of shoreline, is the largest lake in Virginia and one of the most scenic in the south. Day use areas, 30 boat launches, and boat rentals are available, as are secluded lakefront properties. A fishing pier has been constructed to meet the needs of handicapped fishing enthusiasts.
Phone: 434-738-6101

Lake Gaston
Lake Gaston is 34 miles long, and provides 20,300 acres of surface area with over 350 miles of shoreline. This beautiful lake offers ideal facilities for fishing, boating, swimming and other water sports.
Phone: 252-425-4380

Occoneechee State Park
Located on a wooded peninsula of Buggs Island Lake, this park encompasses 2,690 acres and is a haven for anglers, vacation campers, and nature lovers. The park offers boat-launching facilities, nature trails, Campgrounds, and exhibits on the history of the Occoneechee Indians. The park also features a 15-mile multipurpose trail for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.
Phone: 434-374-2210

Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries
VDGIF is responsible for the management of inland fisheries, wildlife, and recreational boating for the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Department has an operational budget of approximately $50.1 million and an employment level of 465 salaried staff.
Phone: 804-367-1000

Mecklenburg County Tourism

Life Happens Off the Path.

Whatever you and your family love; you truly can find it here. We are sure you’ll enjoy all Mecklenburg County has to offer!

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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

Mecklenburg Is Lake Country.

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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