Morris Hill Campground

Morris Hill Campground

The Morris Hill Campground 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 Morris Hill Campground facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Address
651 Coles Mountain Road

Covington
Virginia
24426

Phone number
540-279-4144

Email
smohney@fs.fed.us

Campground information Covington, Virginia

Overview

Morris Hill is a peaceful, rustic campground for groups of family and friends. The family campground is a family-friendly destination perched on a ridge above Lake Moomaw. Kids can have fun at the playground while older generations sit back and relax in the shade. The group sites accommodate up the 25 guests with space for up to eight tents. Campers can enjoy the wonders of camping with simple pleasures like s’mores on the campfire, berry picking in the woods, and watching for waterfowl and wildlife like deer. The convenient location near Lake Moomaw and sandy swim beaches, a fishing pier, boat ramp, and hiking and biking trails makes Morris Hill a popular spot.

Recreation

An inviting swimming beach at Coles Point attracts many visitors. About less than a mile from the campground is a fishing pier where anglers seek brown and rainbow trout, bass and crappie. Back Creek is also nice for trout fishing. Hikers enjoy the Morris Hill Bike Trail and Fortney Loop Trail.

Facilities

Family Campground: Most sites will fit any size RV. Campsite amenities include flush toilets, hot showers, a playground and drinking water. Group Sites: There is no water or electricity. Two fully accessible vault toilets, picnic tables and a group grill are on each group site. Coles Point Boat Ramp, the nearest boat ramp to Morris, is less than two miles away.

Natural Features

The campground sits on a ridge overlooking Lake Moomaw. It is about a half-mile from the south end of the lake. Lake Moomaw, which flows from the Jackson River, is a cold-water 2,530-acre lake with an inviting swimming beach.

Morris Hill is part of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests which spans across Virginia and parts of West Virginia and Kentucky. These forests protect 40 species of trees that are mostly Appalachian hardwood and mixed pine-hardwood forests, 60 species of mammals and 200 species of birds.

Nearby Attractions

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

Charges & Cancellations

Due to Covid-19 restrictions group camping will not be open this season. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please visit www.cdc.gov for the latest information on the virus. 

Frequently Asked Questions About 651 Coles Mountain Road Covington, VA

How do I make a reservation with Morris Hill Campground?

To make reservations at Morris Hill Campground, you can call the office at 540-279-4144.

Where is Morris Hill Campground located?

The Morris Hill Campground is located at 651 Coles Mountain Road in Covington,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Morris Hill Campground have tent or RV camping?

Morris Hill Campground 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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