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Address: 1058 Philpott Dam Road, Bassett, VA 24055
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Goose Point Campground on Philpott Lake.

More rain as we set up camp in the dark at Goose Point on Philpott Lake and dried out from the morning's storm 300 miles away. We awoke to a gorgeous lakefront campsite! It rained... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Hollie W
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East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

More rain as we set up camp in the dark at Goose Point on Philpott Lake and dried out from the morning's storm 300 miles away. We awoke to a gorgeous lakefront campsite! It rained on and off throughout the day but we managed to get most things dry... and had a very productive hunting day at the Fairy Stone... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This was our first time at Philpott Lake and we loved every minute of it! We stayed at the group campgrounds with friends from NC and VA. The air is much cooler here at this lake and the views are breathtaking! The lake is great for fishermen, boaters and those of us with PWC's. It is not very crowded, even... More 

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Beckley, West Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I recently spent a week camping at Goose Point on Philpott Dam Lake. It was absolutely beautiful. Imagine waking up each morning with the fire crackling while sipping on a cup of hot coffee & watching the sunrise over the lake. Soon the bacon, egg, & cheese sandwiches were ready. Having a camper made it easy to microwave Jimmy Dean... More 

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Ridgeway Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We went twice once in late fall and again in the spring. The overlook has an amazing view of the lake and dam. At the overlook there is a playground with picnic tables. Also an educational building to visit. The Dam is interesting and educational to see and visit. Its a great short day trip with the family.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

I can only speak of the lake overlook as that is all I did here. Wow, what a view. Amazing. Lots of benchs, picnic tables, ample parking or you could even drive by and not get out. The view would be equally amazing from your car. Highly recommended.

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Rome, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I have loved this lake over 30 years through good times and bad...we last visited Bowen's Creek recreational area, wish it was more pet-friendly! Nothing like a dip in the lake on a hot day! Dogs love it too...hint, hint..

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Nice well kept area. Nice boating dock and observation platform. Clean personal facilities and the look out area has a grand view.

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Bassett, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We took our daughters to the visitors center. There is a tiny museum inside. The ranger walked with us and taught my girls about the different animals of the region. He gave them coloring sheets, stickers, and information about the wildflowers. He also told them a little about the history of Bassett. After the tour, we walked up to the... More 

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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is a great lake- BIG LAKE, GREAT to take your boat and let the kids tube or knee board. Water is clear and cool. We go every year!

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Ridgeway, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

There are several parks on the lake and Philpott Park is just above the dam. There are a series of little wooden benches with a great view of the lake and then there is a big, stone observation deck. Just up the path a few hundred feet, there is a visitor's center with a nice little museum in it covering... More 

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