Map For Boating In Virginia
There are many places to go boating in Virginia
Boating opportunities abound in Virginia. There are lakes and rivers for large craft and smaller streams and ponds for smaller vessels. Some allow power boats, others only allow electric motors, each providing a unique experience. Fishing and other watersports are available at most boating lakes throughout the state - depending on time of year and state-defined seasons.
Claytor Lake is a 4,500-acre lake in southwest VA.
Diascund Creek Reservoir is an 1,100-acre lake in southeast VA.
Kerr Reservoir aka Buggs Island Lake is a 49,000-acre lake on the southern border of VA.
Lake Anna is a 9,600-acre lake in the northeast part of VA.
Lake Chesdin is a 3,100-acre lake in east-central VA.
Lake Drummond is a 3,100-acre lake in southeast VA.
Lake Gaston is a 20,000-acre lake on the southern VA border.
Lake Moomaw is a 2,500-acre lake in northwestern VA.
Leesville Reservoir is a 3,400-acre lake in south-central VA.
Occoquan Reservoir is a 2,100-acre lake in northeast VA.
Philpott Lake is a 2,900-acre lake in south-central VA.
Smith Mountain Lake is a 20,000-acre lake in central VA.
South Holston Lake is a 10,000-acre lake in southern VA.
Swift Creek Reservoir is a 1,700-acre lake in east-central VA.
Western Branch Reservoir is a 1,300-acre lake in southeast VA.
Use the map below to locate lakes and rivers nearby major cities including Buena Vista, Covington, Lexington, Lynchburg, Staunton, Charlottesville, Dale City, M, Front Royal, Manassas, Reston, Abingdon, Blacksburg, Danville, Martinsville, Roanoke, Chesapeake, Newport News, Petersburg, Richmond and Virginia Beach.
Use the navigation and zoom arrows to locate your area of interest in Virginia. Once you locate a specific area or city, zoom in closer and make note of bodies of water nearby. The scale on the map allows you to determine the length and width of the waterway and define its potential usability for boating with your particular watercraft. Always check with local water authorities for current lake levels.
Lakes and rivers in Virginia
Some of the lakes in Virginia include Bedford Lake, Elkhorn Lake, Lake Moomaw, Lynchburg Reservoir, Peaks of Otter Lake, Burke Lake, Lake Anna, Lake Manassas, Lunga Reservoir, Occoquan Reservoir, Claytor Lake, Leesville Reservoir, Philpott Lake, Smith Mountain Lake, South Holston Lake, Kerr Lake, Lake Chesdin, Lake Drummond, Lake Gaston and Swift Creek Reservoir.
Navigable rivers include Jackson River, Maury River, Rivanna River, South Anna River, Clinch River, Powell River, Blackwater River and Nottoway River.