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Address: 1058 Philpott Dam Rd, Bassett, VA 24055-3890
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A place to make memories together

Whether your joy is spending time in the outdoors by fishing, swimming, camping, hiking, skiing, kayaking, biking, picnics, or exercise, or you love watching or hunting wildlife... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan M
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Bassett
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Bassett
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whether your joy is spending time in the outdoors by fishing, swimming, camping, hiking, skiing, kayaking, biking, picnics, or exercise, or you love watching or hunting wildlife, learning about history, seeing museum displays, or watching the rushing generation of power and seeing the rise of the river waters during generation, beauty and relaxation abounds. Philpott lake has 100 miles of... More 

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Thank Susan M
Martinsville, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We lucked out and got a nice spot. We had a lake view, very clean and maintained. Had a lots of people there, but they were nice and obeyed the rules. Dallas and his wife runs the place and they are very nice and helpful. Only problem is they are booked up forever.....but that tells you what type of place... More 

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Thank Treva C
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82 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Pretty Place to take pictures. Nice playground. You can boat, swim, fish, paddle boat, etc. Very pretty overlook. Peaceful and quiet.

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Thank Doublemints
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

My best friend & I took our kids (ages 10, 7, 5, & 2) to the swimming area & spent the day. It was very well kept, affordable, and sectioned off to keep the children away from the deep areas of the lake. Our kids always look forward to visits to Philpott Lake!

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Thank Amy M
Virginia
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88 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

If you are into fishing and camping this is the place for you. It is like many of the campgrounds I have been to where the main activity is fishing. After the fishing the party atmosphere begins. Like others have said on weekends it is full with locals. Noticed during the day the locals had lots of visitors in their... More 

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Thank Red951
East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

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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Thank Hollie W
Ohio
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank LemCat
Beckley, West Virginia, United States
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

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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417 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
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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