Coles Point

Coles Point

The Coles Point location is in Covington, Virginia
24426. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Coles Point facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Address
707 Coles Point Drive

Covington
Virginia
24426

Phone number
540-279-4144

Email
smohney@fs.fed.us

Campground information Covington, Virginia

Overview

Coles Point Picnic Shelters are tucked in a small opening surrounded by a hardwood forest. Opportunities abound for hiking, photography, nature study, birding and viewing wildlife. Best of all, Coles Point is perched along Moomaw Lake, providing convenient access to boating, fishing, swimming and relaxing on the beach.

Recreation

An inviting swimming beach within the recreation area lures crowds, and the picnic area has an open field for games like Frisbee and soccer.

The park offers boating and fishing for large and smallmouth bass, brown trout, bluegill, crappie, shad, catfish, sunfish and chain pickerel. Two fishing docks, two boat ramps and a swimming beach with a bathhouse are located on-site. Back Creek is nearby, also a nice stream for trout fishing.

The 1-mile Morris Hill Bike Trail is popular among hikers and bikers. The 3-mile Fortney Loop Trail is open to hiking along a path with several switchbacks.

Facilities

Each shelter can accommodate up to 50 people and 20 vehicles. Eight picnic tables sit on a concrete pad, and several additional tables are scattered around the shelter. Each shelter is also equipped with two large barbecue grills, one electrical outlet, drinking water and flush toilets.

Natural Features

The shelters are situated on a wooded peninsula on the south end of Lake Moomaw in Alleghany County. The manmade lake, at 2,530 acres, sits on the Jackson River and has 43 miles of wooded shoreline.

Coles Point is part of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests which span across Virginia and parts of West Virginia and Kentucky. These forests protect 40 species within mostly Appalachian hardwood and mixed pine-hardwood forests, 60 species of mammals and 200 species of birds.

Nearby Attractions

Head downstream on the Jackson River for fly-fishing, canoeing, rafting and kayaking. A half-hour east of the lake is Hot Springs, Virginia, a quaint and small rural resort town.

The nearest groceries and gas are located in Covington, Virginia about 30 minutes from the lake. A pay phone is located at the nearby Morris Hill Campground.

Frequently Asked Questions About 707 Coles Point Drive Covington, VA

How do I make a reservation with Coles Point?

To make reservations at Coles Point, you can call the office at 540-279-4144.

Where is Coles Point located?

The Coles Point is located at 707 Coles Point Drive in Covington,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Coles Point have tent or RV camping?

Coles Point offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 540-279-4144 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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