Virginia's Blue Ridge is Open for Business!

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Twin Ridge Recreation Area


Twin Ridge Recreation Area is ideally located at the center of Philpott Lake, a 3000 acre lake with 100 miles of shoreline nestled among the rolling foothills of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. The lake's clear water and natural shoreline make it a unique place for visitors to enjoy numerous recreational opportunities. Twin Ridge is open year-round. It offers swimming, picnicking, hiking, biking, wildlife observation, and a customized facility for boating and fishing. Anglers enjoy fishing for large and small mouth bass, walleye, bluegill, crappie and catfish. Amenities include: Restroom facilities Large shelter with picnic tables Picnic areas 2 lane launch ramp Large T-shaped mooring dock Launch/receive dock Small courtesy dock AC power for weigh-in and sound system Parking area (80 vehicles with trailers)