Save
You must be signed in to save park lists.
Your Park Lists
add New List
Add Photo
You must be signed in to add photos.
Virginia
301

Virginia State Parks

USA Parks
Virginia
Shenandoah Valley Region
Morris Hill Campground
Morris Hill Campground © vastateparksstaff / CC BY 2.0
Morris Hill Campground © vastateparksstaff / CC BY 2.0
Search
Availability
Calendars
MORRIS HILL CAMPGROUND
MORRIS HILL CAMPGROUND
Coles Mountain Road
Hot Springs, Virginia   24445
(lat:37.9329 lon:-79.97)
Morris Hill is a peaceful, rustic campground for groups of family and friends. The family campground is a family-friendly destination perched on a ridge above Lake Moomaw. Kids can have fun at the playground while older generations sit back and relax in the shade. The group sites accommodate up the 25 guests with space for up to eight tents. Campers can enjoy the wonders of camping with simple pleasures like s'mores on the campfire, berry picking in the woods, and watching for waterfowl and wildlife like deer. The convenient location near Lake Moomaw and sandy swim beaches, a fishing pier, boat ramp, and hiking and biking trails makes Morris Hill a popular spot.Family Campground Most sites will fit any size RV. Campsite amenities include flush toilets, hot showers, a playground and drinking water. Group Sites There is no water or electricity. Two fully accessible vault toilets, picnic tables and a group grill are on each group site. Coles Point Boat Ramp, the nearest boat ramp to Morris, is less than two miles away.The campground sits on a ridge overlooking Lake Moomaw. It is about a half-mile from the south end of the lake. Lake Moomaw, which flows from the Jackson River, is a cold-water 2,530-acre lake with an inviting swimming beach.



Morris Hill is part of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests which spans across Virginia and parts of West Virginia and Kentucky. These forests protect 40 species of trees that are mostly Appalachian hardwood and mixed pine-hardwood forests, 60 species of mammals and 200 species of birds.Head downstream of the Jackson River for fly fishing, canoeing, rafting and kayaking. A half hour east of the lake is Hot Springs, Virginia, a quaint village known as a rural resort town.

An inviting swimming beach at Coles Point attracts many visitors. About less than a mile from the campground is a fishing pier where anglers seek brown and rainbow trout, bass and crappie. Back Creek is also nice for trout fishing. Hikers enjoy the Morris Hill Bike Trail and Fortney Loop Trail.
Other Park Areas




Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
Share On

Area Campgrounds
Buckhorne Country Store and Campgrou
3508 Douthat Road
Clifton Forge, VA
Area Fishing Related Businesses
Bait Place
707 E Morris Hill Rd
Covington, VA
(540) 965-0633
Area Cabins and Lodges
Cliff View Golf Club & Inn
410 Friels Dr
Covington, VA
(540) 962-2200
Area Accommodations (over 20 miles away)
Cottages and Cabins
Deluxe Log Cabins Rental, Tree Houses rental and Glamping Yurts cabins. All located a a remote scenic wooded area, near the New River national River and Gauley River National recreational area. Only 10 minutes from the New River Gorge Bridge Each cabin has a Hot tub and 3 cabins have a Red Heart Shaped Jacuzzi tub and gas fireplaces - Great for Romantic Get-a-Ways.
57.8 miles from park*
Nearby Hotels
Booking.com

Directions
Family Campground-

From Covington, VA, take Exit 16A off Interstate 64 to US Rt. 220.

Go north on Rt. 220 for 5.6 miles to State Rt. 687. Turn left onto

Rt. 687 and go 3.2 miles to State Rt. 641. Turn left onto Rt 641/666

and go 4.2 miles to State Rt. 605. Then turn right onto Rt. 605 and proceed

2 miles to campground entrance on left.

br/

Group Campsites-

From Covington, VA, take Exit 16A or 16Boff I-64. Follow signs for US 220 and travel north on US 220 for about 5.5 miles. Turn left on State Road SR 687, Jackson River Road and travel about 3.2 miles. Turn left on SR 641 Indian Draft Road. This shortly becomes SR 666. Travel about 4.2 miles on 641/666. You will come to a three-way intersection. Turn right onto SR 605 and travel about 2.5 miles, then turn left at the sign for the US Army Corps of Engineers Visitor's Center. Travel about 0.1 miles and there will be a heavy wooden gate on the left. Directions for entering the group area are on your confirmation letter. Open the gate and follow the signs to the group site you reserved.

Virginia
301

Virginia State Parks

X