Posts Tagged #kerr lake park watch

OCCONEECHEE OPENS NEW SPLASH – SPRAY GROUND

According to news reports, since that is the only way Kerr Lake Park Watch can get information on Virginia’s two state parks on Kerr Lake, the new Splash – Spray Ground is now open at Clarksville’s Occoneechee State Park. It was about 13 months ago on April 22, 2017, that Kerr Lake Park Watch broke … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - Occoneechee State Park, KLPW - WATER RELATED

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HIGH WATER AT KERR LAKE PROMISES TO FOUL SOME MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND CAMPING & OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

The waters of Kerr Lake are still rising here on Monday night, just four nights away from one of the biggest camping, picnicking, boating and grilled foods weekends of the year, the extended Memorial Day Weekend. With rains pouring in again this evening, there’s a good chance that the level of Kerr Lake will rise … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - MAIN NEWS, KLPW - US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, KLPW - WATER RELATED, Uncategorized

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RAINS RAISE WATER LEVEL IN GUAGES, KERR LAKE’S LEVEL & QUESTIONS ABOUT LAKE VISITOR’S PLANS

“I remember the first time an out-of-state visitor asked me about high and low tides at Kerr Lake. I laughed until I cried.” Comment from Kerr Lake Park Watch’s Frank Timberlake, who offers this information about the tide going up this weekend at Kerr Lake.   “We’ve had an update from the US Army Corps … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - MAIN NEWS, KLPW - US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, KLPW - WATER RELATED

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SPRING IS HERE & CAMPING IS HERE OR JUST AROUND THE CORNER!

Spring has sprung and camping season at Kerr Lake has begun and we at Kerr Lake Park Watch want to update on park openings. Although there are some year-round sections that are open during the winter in some of the campgrounds around Kerr Lake, most of them open around Spring. VIRGINIA STATE PARKS The two … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - Corps of Engineers Campgrounds, KLPW - N C State Recreation Areas, KLPW - Occoneechee State Park, KLPW - PARK LIST, KLPW- Staunton River State Park

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HAPPY NEW YEAR & YES IT’S STILL LOW TIDE AT KERR

Happy and pretty dry New Year from Kerr Lake.  Kerr Lake is suffering from chronic low tide.  The lake went down in September and has remained uncustomarily low around the 294-foot level for about four months.   Normal lake level is 300 feet above mean sea level.  You can see from the attached USACE graph that … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - Boating and Related Improvements, KLPW - US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, KLPW - WATER RELATED

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