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I have been going here now for 30+ years and we have never had a bad experience. It's also a great... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Chesapeake, Virginia
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Love it

This place is great for fishing boating swimming and especially spending time with family. We spend... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Sandy Ridge, North Carolina
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Close view of the John H. Kerr Dam and powerplant facilities. Numerous outstanding fishing access areas. Picnic and recreation areas. Wildlife viewing including numerous nesting bald eagles and osprey. New (2013) handicap access kayak and canoe...more
5460 Buggs Island Rd, Boydton, VA 23917-4008
+1 434-738-6101
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

I have been going here now for 30+ years and we have never had a bad experience. It's also a great place to fish and there's some BIG catfish out there, especially on the Dam side when they open it up. This is a beautiful...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

This place is great for fishing boating swimming and especially spending time with family. We spend time together here every chance we get.

Thank christiansoldier
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Take your family, your kids or go alone, this place is so nice and well kept. We camped there last weekend for 26 dollars a day, couldn't have had a nicer place to go. Been camping since 1985 and this place was one of the...More

1  Thank Dan A
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Gorgeous lake with endless rivers and coves. Pure joy for a boat ride. Love the area and the quaint town, so much so, I have recently bought a home right on the lake...if you like small,quiet, quaint living, you will love this lake and the...More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We've been here all week. This has been the most relaxing vacation ever. Our campsite was simply beautiful. The lake is breathtaking. We have enjoyed every minute. There aren't a lot of teenagers here but my kids didn't seem to mind. We enjoyed just being...More

Thank Angie G
Reviewed June 10, 2017

North Bend Park is a US Army Corps of Engineers campground near John H. Kerr Dam on Kerr Lake. I've been camping here for 30 years and love it. The campsites are well maintained. Sites have a picnic table, a camp stove table, and a...More

1  Thank Steve C
Reviewed March 29, 2017

We stayed at a beautiful campground on Kerr Lake....well kept, really NICE sites and we could see the lake. Gorgeous sunsets while we were there. nice fire ring for campfire The camp host was wonderful and helpful, coming off season was awesome as ony 20...More

1  Thank jeannette y
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We go every year with our family, now including my two year old and my sisters one year old. When we ourselves were just children our parents took us. Our great grandparents and grandparents always come for dinner or camping as well. We love Buggs...More

Thank BKAM4evr
Reviewed December 23, 2016

You can walk along the banks of the river below the dam and watch the herons,and many other birds, feed on the fish. They know exactly when the horns are going to sound and the water is being released from the dam on Kerr Lake....More

Thank Kim F
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Nice place to stop and take short walk. The lake looked great for water sports, etc. Would like to have explored a little longer.

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August 25, 2017|
Response from Angie G | Reviewed this property |
No. They no longer give tours.
April 1, 2017|
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Response from Kim F | Reviewed this property |
North Bend in Boydton, VA - not sure of site #.