Virginia's Premier Outdoor Recreation Mecca
Mecklenburg County, Virginia is unparalleled in outdoor recreation opportunities with access to:
- Over 1,200 miles of shoreline and 70,000+ acres of water across three lakes
- Great fishing opportunities for largemouth bass, stripers, blue catfish (the world record 143 pounder was caught on Kerr Lake in 2011), and more
- Free public access to over 9,000 acres across 17 Wildlife Management Areas
in Mecklenburg alone - a natural hotspot for birding, hiking, hunting and more
- Over 600 campsites
, many of which are lakeside
If you are looking for camping, boating, fishing, hiking, and trail rides just to name a few, this is the place for you to be!
« Click for Current Kerr Lake Level (standard level is 300 feet above msl)
« Click for Current Kerr and Gaston Lakes Fishing Report
If you're interested in history, heritage and culture then you won’t want to miss Prestwould
, a beautiful plantation home in Clarksville, MacCallum More
Gardens and Museum in Chase City, the best Tobacco Heritage Museum
in the state, located in South Hill, or any of the many local history museums throughout the County.
We also have great antiquing, thriftiquing, and quaint shops spread across four unique and historic downtowns to keep the shopper in your family busy. Great restaurants
with local flavor and two great wineries (Rosemont
and Three Sisters of Shiney Rock
) round out your trip so whether it’s for a day, a weekend, or a lifetime you can find something that you love in Mecklenburg County VA.
Our towns include: Boydton, Brodnax, Chase City, Clarksville, La Crosse and South Hill
For more information on the various tourism spots in Mecklenburg, please visit the submenus under the TOURISM tab above.