Kerr-Buggs Island Lake Virginia & North Carolina Stripers

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Army Corp Lake resources

John H. Kerr Dam and Reservoir.

Known as Kerr/Buggs Island Lake. The largest lake in Virginia, This 50,000-acre lake extends 39 miles up the Roanoke River along 800 miles of wooded, cove-studded shoreline with 70,000 acres of project lands .
There are 30 recreation areas around Kerr reservoir: campsites with electric & water hookups, swim beaches, picnic areas, hiking and nature trails, and marina are all available.
The Corps of Engineers manages 5 campgrounds and leases land to the states of North Carolina & Virginia which manage 8 other campgrounds.

The 900 miles of wooded shoreline stretch across three counties in Virginia and three in North Carolina. Resident and non-resident fishing licenses from Virginia or North Carolina are recognized on all reservoir waters.

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Clarksville is the only town located on Kerr Lake, (known locally as Buggs Island Lake). With a population of 1,400 within the town limits, and 4,000 within a three mile radius

Location From I-85, take Route 58 West Exit at South Hill. Park is located on Route 58 one mile east of Clarksville. Click here for a Mapquest map.


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