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High Knob Recreation Area

High Knob Lake

Location Overview

At an elevation of 3,800 feet, High Knob Recreation Area is the highest campground in the Clinch Ranger District of the Jefferson National Forest. The main attraction at the site is High Knob Lake, a 4 acre cold water lake with a 300 ft. sand swimming beach. A small amphitheater is located on a hillside behind the beach house. The lake is stocked and fishing is permitted with a Virginia license and a Forest Service Stamp.
  • Launch Point
  • Seasonal Bathrooms
  • Campsites
  • Picnic Tables

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