Posts Tagged #kerrlakeparkwatch

EXTENDED CAMPING AT HIBERNIA GOOD FOR CAMPERS & LOCAL ECONOMY

Area #2 of Hibernia State Recreation Area on Kerr Lake was bulging with folks camping and apparently enjoying the cold nights, crisp mornings and warm afternoons!   Kerr Lake Park Watch’s Frank Timberlake captured the campground full on video for you to see: https://youtu.be/Sc1AK0qMEB8   Campers have wanted to see an extended season on the … Read more

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ARE THE DAYS OF THE KERR LAKE PARK RANGER NUMBERED OR SHOULD THEY BE?

What or Who Is A Ranger? By general definition a park ranger is a person entrusted with protecting and preserving parklands – national, state, provincial, or local parks. “Parks” may be broadly defined by some systems in this context, and include protected culturally or historically important built environments, and is not limited to the natural environment. After looking into … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - MAIN NEWS, KLPW - N C State Recreation Areas

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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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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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CAMPSITE GRAVEL REPLENISHMENT PROGRAM DELAYED BY HIGH WATER IS NOW UNDER WAY AT NC KERR LAKE STATE RECREATION AREAS

The water went up the first of May to 313 ft and down, then to 311 ft and down, then to 307.5 ft in June (above sea level, normal is 300 ft) and now it’s back close to normal. NC Parks maintenance crews at Kerr have pulled the electric boxes on campsites, put them back, … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - Campground Facilities and Improvements, KLPW - N C State Recreation Areas

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