1170 Staunton TrailScottsburg, VA 24589
There is a boat launch available in the park. The launch is on the Dan River and there is access from this launch to Buggs Island Lake. There are certain times during the year when the boat launch facilities many not be accessible. If your stay depends on your ability to launch a boat, you need to check with the park prior to making your reservation. You can check the water level at www.kerrlake.com. If the water level is below 297 feet, you should call the park for instructions. The boat launch becomes inaccessible to all but car top launch equipment at 292 feet. There are also two smaller launches that may not be accessible to everyone with a boat. Buggs Island Lake permits motorized and non-motorized boats. (new paragraph) There are no boat rentals in the park, but River Traders, located just outside of the park entrance, rents canoes, kayaks, jon boats, and pontoon boats. You can reach River Traders at 434-575-1022.Boat storage sheds are available for rent. For more information, please call the Visitor’s Center at 434-572-4623.
Pool Complex After Hours Rental
After hours rental of the pool complex is available by application only. This application is available at the Visitor’s Center and reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. All parking fees still apply and must be paid the day of your event either at the Visitor’s Center by arrangement or through the contact station or honor parking.For more information on reserving the pool complex after hours, please call the Visitor’s Center at 434-572-4623.
- Season/Hours: Memorial Day to Labor Day only/Call Park (434) 572-4623
- Fee: Park Fees
- Location:36° 41.9216 -78° 39.6716
Dan River Motorboat Launch
For those with larger motorboats there is a motorboat launch on the Dan River. The motorboat launch has ample parking and pit toilets are located nearby. Those using the motorboat launch are required to pay necessary fees. This facility may not be accessible if the water level is too high or low. If your visit depends on the ability to launch your boat, please call the park in advance. Both motorized and non-motorized boats are permitted on Buggs Island Lake.The park also offers 2 car top boat launches for smaller boats on both the Dan and Staunton rivers. If the water level drops below 292′, the boat launch will not be usable. To check the lake level, visit www.kerrlake.com
- Season/Hours: All Year/Call Park (434) 572-4623
- Fee: Park Fees
- Location:36° 41.9133 -78° 40.3350