High Knob Recreation Area

At an ele­va­tion of 3,800 feet, High Knob Recre­ation Area is the high­est camp­ground in the Clinch Ranger Dis­trict of the Jef­fer­son Nation­al For­est.

The main attrac­tion at the site is High Knob Lake, a 4 acre cold water lake with a 300 ft. sand swim­ming beach. A small amphithe­ater is locat­ed on a hill­side behind the beach house. The lake is stocked and fish­ing is per­mit­ted with a Vir­ginia license and a For­est Ser­vice Stamp.

Sev­er­al trails can be accessed from the camp­ground. Camp­ing area includes 14 sites for tents and recre­ation­al vehi­cles (up to 16 feet long) with pic­nic tables, bath house with show­ers, and flush toi­lets.

  • 2996 Greater Scaup Rd
    Norton, VA 24273
  • 276-679-1754
  • 276-679-8370
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