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“Enjoyable day on the lake”
Review of Lake Moomaw

Lake Moomaw
Ranked #3 of 5 things to do in Covington
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Owner description: There's something for everyone at Lake Moomaw, from hiking and swimming to fishing.
Reviewed September 7, 2013

Went from Millboro Springs to Lake Moomaw which is about an hour's drive. One time we went several years ago, hadn't had much rain during the year and the lake was all dried up. This time, however, lake was beautiful with different colors. Sandy beach had recently been raked and was very clean. When we go back next year, will take umbrellas, chairs, floats for the lake and intend to spend the whole day there. I personally didn't go in one of the bathrooms but husband said it was reasonably clean. Nice to have outdoor showers to rinse sand off before getting back in the car. Picnic area was clean and shady.

3  Thank Tina C
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

We spend most of our summers camping in the Western United States so a camping trip in Virginia was very different for us. The campground loop we stayed in is very well maintained and had 4 free showers and flush toilets. If you were a camper you didn't have to pay the $5 fee at the beach, which also had free showers. Anyone that camps out West knows how rare showers are and that you have to go to town and pay for them. That alone made Lake Moomaw a bargain. There was a power outage while we were there and the staff worked very hard to lessen that inconvenience. The scenery at the lake was lovely and we enjoyed our time in Western Virginia.

7  Thank David R
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Went to have a nice BBQ with my husband after spending time at lake douthat ..The Bathrooms were Nasty and not kept up very well....Is was like a dead zone and they Charge you $5 Just to have to park.........I heard there was a hole nothing side to the place on bath county but decided not to go visit......Hoping they fix it up a little more Beautiful place but needs TLC for sure........

2  Thank Jenny B
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Reviewed June 10, 2013

Nice weather, great time with family and friends.... The boat rental was fun even though the boat stalled 3 times...... but the 2 people in charge that made a point of "visiting" our camp site in an effort to collect $40 that was credited to our boating fees as a curtesy OFFERED by the rental attendant were inconsiderate, rude and very unprofessional to say the least!

5  Thank Kmarie01
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Reviewed June 21, 2012

this was our first trip to lake moomaw and it was the best campground yet and we do a lot of camping everything from the camp host to the bath house was very nice pet friendly everyone there had pets we plan on going back with our 3 yr old grandson and 11 week old puppy acess to it was simple off 64 take the staton exit to 39 he had kayacks we were able to get to the water from our very own campsite small path to the water it was awsome cant wait to get back there this time we plan on bringing family members

3  Thank John Y
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