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Virginia's Premier Outdoor Recreation Mecca

Hiking in Occoneechee State Park
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 
- Miles of existing and developing paved and unpaved multi-use trails along the Tobacco Heritage Trail
- 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!

»QUICK LINK« Click for Current Kerr Lake Level (standard level is 300 feet above msl)
»QUICK LINK« 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
Our lakes are:Kerr Lake (aka Bugg's Island Lake - click here to find out why), Lake Gaston and Lake Gordon

For more information on the various tourism spots in Mecklenburg, please visit the submenus under the TOURISM tab above.

Virgina Cigar and Wine Trail
Virginia Tourism
Virginia's Civil War Trails
Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail

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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