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Bolar Mountain Recreation Area

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Great beach

We stopped in for a few hours on a Saturday morning to play on the playground and swim a bit. The... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
adharris0915
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One of the nicest campgrounds around

We stayed in the Bolar Mountain Campground 3 which has spacious sites and a few with standard... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Larry F
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756 Twin Ridge Drive, Warm Springs, VA 24484
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a few hours on a Saturday morning to play on the playground and swim a bit. The beach was great and not crowded. It was a little rockier than Douthat, but so much prettier and with nicer facilities. I'm sorry we...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018

We stayed in the Bolar Mountain Campground 3 which has spacious sites and a few with standard electric and water hookups. The sites are well-graded and very level with hard-packed gravel dust surfaces. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring and enough space...More

1  Thank Larry F
Reviewed June 19, 2018

BMRA includes several campgrounds and day use areas on Lake Moomaw. We stayed in the Bolar Mountain Campground in Loop 2 in June 2018. The campground was fairly full during our stay. Our loop had 4 family style bathrooms (each bathroom contained a shower, sink,...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the Sugar Ridge section in July. We had an absolutely fantastic time. We were tent camping. There was a water supply nearby, and accessible bathrooms. A few small issues to be aware of: the online description says campsites have grills; this is...More

2  Thank jeepfan2015
Reviewed June 27, 2017

This is our fourth year camping at Bolar Mountain Recreation Area on Lake Moomaw. The park is amazing with great hiking trails and lake swimming and boating. You can fish in the lake right from your camp site. We caught a couple of huge catfish!...More

2  Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed June 22, 2017

We stayed in the Sugar Ridge section of the campground. We tent camped in the walk-in spots (#132). This is a good tree-covered spot. Each of the Sugar Ridge sites have a fine graveled pad. Site 132 is about 70 steps away from the parking...More

5  Thank chamdex
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Bolar Mountain Recreation Area is in a remote area of south western VA, near the border of West Virginia. Because it's our first family camping trip, I'm starting at 4-stars. However, I'll update it after our summer of camping (visiting more sites throughout VA). Honestly,...More

3  Thank Liz S
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

Spent a long weekend and really enjoyed it. Bathroom and showers were clean and nice to have since we are tent camping. Sites are in all shapes and sizes so should be something to work for just about everyone. Weekends get filled so make reservations....More

1  Thank ChallengerRT345
Reviewed December 30, 2016

This is a beautiful place! We essentially had the place to ourselves. The lake is beautiful and we enjoyed our walk. We hope to visit in warmer weather!

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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We drove just over 4 hours to camp, hike, fish and see the beautiful fall foliage. We were not disappointed. Bolar Mountain Recreation Area is located on the glorious Lake Moomaw. The site was well laid out and family friendly. Each campsite was situated so...More

2  Thank aday1975
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Campsite #2 and site #57. Had hookups and a distant view of lake.
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