North Fork Of Pound River Lake

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North Fork Of Pound River Lake


(540) 796-5775

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A hikers' paradise, lying adjacent to the wooded hills of Jefferson National Forest. This 154 acre park is near the Kentucky boarder and is surrounded by scenic mountains. No National Forest permit is required to fish on this lake.

Map of North Fork Of Pound River Lake

Latitude, Longitude: 37.115979, -82.644310



  • Fishing

    North Fork of Pound has boat ramps at the Pound and Wise landings. These boat ramps are maintained by the US Forest Service.

    There is no Marina at North Fork of Pound Lake.

  • Hiking

    There are numerous hiking options around the North Fork of Pound River Lake. The Jefferson National Forest provides numerous options as well.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is not permitted.

  • Picnicking

    There are campgrounds and picnic areas surrounding the lake at Canepatch, Phillips Creek, Hopkins Branch, and Laurel Fork. These campgrounds are maintained by US Forest Service.



Take US 23 to Pound - west onto VA 630 - 1 mile to dam

Phone Numbers


(540) 796-5775