George Washington & Jefferson National Forest, VA
About Phillips Creek Group Picnic Area
Phillipss Creek Group Picnic area is a secluded site surrounded by forest. It is a great facility for family reunions, organization activities and other group events. Natural Features: The picnic area is surrounded by forest. The North Fork of Pound Reservoir is nearby and is a popular boating and fishing destination. Recreation: Open lawn areas are adjacent to the picnic area can be used for activities such as horseshoes, sports and games (bring your own game and sports equipment). Hiking trails are available within easy driving distance and include Pine Mountain and Red Fox Trails. The Phillips Creek Trail is near the picnic area. Facilities: Parking is adjacent to the picnic shelters and restroom facilities. The restrooms are pit toilets. The toilets are adjacent to shelter #1 but are a short walk (850 feet) from shelter #2. A large charcoal grill is available at both shelters. Picnic tables are located inside the shelters. There is no electricity or drinking water available. Nearby Attractions: The Pine Mountain and Red Fox Trails are within easy driving distance.
USDA Forest Service
Phillips Creek Group Picnic Area is located in George Washington & Jefferson National Forest in Virginia
From the intersection of US 23 and State Route 671 (about 1.25 miles west of Pound, VA) go west on State Route 671 for approximately 5.3 miles. Turn right into the Phillips Creek Recreation Area. Go for about 0.4 miles to the picnic area.
1 Review of Phillips Creek Group Picnic Area
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There are only two camps and stay at camp 1. That is the closest to the restrooms so you don't have to walk a long way. It is really fun going fishing at the lake nearby. The lake is really dirty so you should catch and release.