Public Boating Access

Boating access points on rivers in Region 3 (New, Clinch and Holston Rivers) are covered in mud and silt from the recent high water event. As the river levels return to normal we are clearing these access points. It will take several days to inspect and clean all the ramps. Thank you for your patience.

Meherrin River

County/City Access Area Barrier Free Type Ramps Latitude Longitude Map
Emporia Farmers Market Access Yes Boat Slide 1 36° 41' 22" N
77° 32' 29" W
Directions: On Main Street, south of river, east of Main Street at Farmers Market.
Emporia Meherrin Park Yes Concrete Ramp 1 36° 40' 54" N
77° 31' 58" W
Directions: In Emporia, Off of Route 301 , East on Hicksford Ave. into Meherrin Park Road, signs to

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Last update: November 16, 2015

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