Southern Virginia Lakes A-Z
Southern Virginia Lakes and Reservoirs
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
|Fairy Stone Lake||Virginia's Fairy Stone Lake is home to "fairy stones," unusual staurolite (iron aluminum silicate hydroxide) diamond-shaped crystals. The 168-acre ...|
Also known as: Kerr Reservoir, John H Kerr Reservoir, Buggs Island Lake, Buggs Island Reservoir
The 48,900-acre John H. Kerr Reservoir straddles the Virginia-North Carolina border. This impoundment of the Roanoke and Dan Rivers, completed by the ...
|Lake Gaston||Lake Gaston covers 20,300 acres along 34 miles of Virginia and North Carolina real estate. The lake was created in 1963 by the Virginia Electric and Power ...|
Also known as: Leesville Reservoir
The 3000+ acre Leesville Lake is another of Virginia's prolific fishing and outdoor recreation reservoirs. It is part of the Smith Mountain Lake hydropower ...
Also known as: Philpott Reservoir
Snuggled into the Blue Ridge Mountains, the 2,880-acre Philpott Lake resides in southwestern Virginia's Franklin, Henry, and Patrick Counties. The irregular-shaped ...
|Smith Mountain Lake||With emerald green shores, sapphire blue skies, topaz blue waters, and soaring surrounding mountains, it's clear why Smith Mountain Lake is nicknamed ...|