Public Boating Access

Due to recent heavy rains, many boat ramps in Virginia are experiencing flooding that may create hazardous conditions. Mud and debris may be present on parking lots, docks and ramps. Please use caution when launching and retrieving boats and visiting our boating and fishing access sites. Our staff are addressing these issues as water levels recede and are cleaning and repairing sites as quickly as possible. Continued high water at many sites means it will take some time to address all access issues. We appreciate your patience and understanding. — updated June 22, 2018

County/CityWaterbodyAccess AreaBarrier FreeTypeRampsCoordinatesMap
WashingtonS. Holston LakeAvensNoConcrete Ramp136.6352, -81.9602Map
Directions: From Abingdon, South on Rt 75 (3.2); L on Rt 672 (2.4)
WashingtonS. Holston LakeWhitaker Hollow ParkNoConcrete Ramp136.6468, -81.9232Map
Directions: From Abingdon, South on Rt 75 (8); L on Rt 670 (3); L on Rt 674 (4); L on 664 (2)