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South Holston Reservoir - Facilities

In Virginia, anglers can launch boats at Washington County Park near the Tennessee State line (fee required), at the Sportsman's Marina (fee required), at the Avens ramp (mouth of Fifteen Mile Creek), and at Whittaker Hollow near the lake's headwaters.

To access the Whittaker Hollow ramp take Exit 19 off I-81 and follow Route 58 east to Route 722, then follow signs directing you to the public boat-launching site. To access all other public ramps follow Route 75 South (I-81 Exit 17) toward the lake.

Numerous lodging options are available in and around the Abingdon area.

Several boat launch and marina options are available on the Tennessee portion of the reservoir.

Fishing Line Recycling Sites

Site Latitude Longitude At Boat Ramp
1 36.635027 -81.960775 Yes