Bolar Mountain Recreation Area

George Washington National Forest

3 Reviews
756 Twin Ridge Dr. Covington, VA 24426 540-839-2521 540-265-5100 Official Website

GPS: 37.9856, -79.9678

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Overview of Bolar Mountain Recreation Area

Number of Sites 140

Reservations yes

Elevation 1,640 ft / 499 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Bolar Mountain Recreation Area 3 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 3G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 8/30/2019
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RVfamof6
NC 32' Winnebago Vista
1 review
“Beautiful Camping on Lake Moomaw”

Reviewed 9/3/2019

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 115
Overall Rating

Bolar Mtn Recreation area is situated on Lake Moomaw, a pristine lake surrounded by undeveloped, protected forest. The only lake access is through the parks, keeping this lake serene and generally calm. Get a lakeview site if at all possible, since the lake is what makes this campground special. Try using Google satellite to assess sit... more

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RVfamof6 would stay here again

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JaviBear
FL 28' Airstream 28 International Signature Ford Super Duty (F250)
9 reviews
“(Maybe too) Remote but nice in general”

Reviewed 8/30/2019

Nightly rate: $23
Days stayed: 8
Site Number: 15
Overall Rating

We stayed in Site number 15 in Campground #1. Getting there: The area is densely forested and the drive in from VA 39 is beautiful, passing through equestrian farms and mountains. Cell phone coverage in this hilly countryside is spotty at best so expect to lose mobile-device gps navigation. Only approach the property from VA 39 on r... more

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1bars
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JaviBear would stay here again

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Tin Can Annie
Roanoke, VA 20' Airstream Flying Cloud 2011 Ford Expedition
24 reviews
“Lakeside Camping”

Reviewed 6/29/2016

Nightly rate: $19
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 87
Overall Rating

This campground is on the banks of Lake Moomaw, a gem of a large lake in western Virginia, surrounded by NF land. This means the only boats are those towed in, so it is relatively quiet and empty even on the weekends. A kayaker's dream. The campgrounds fill on the weekends, although boat traffic is still not much. There are 4 campgroun... more

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Verizon Voice Only

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Amenities

Hookups
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • volleyball
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • dump station
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets
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