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The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

- Eden Phillpotts



A Great Place

Beaverdam Creek Reservoir is 350 + acres of calm lake and beautiful woods with plenty of hiking trails and home to residents such as the bald eagle and white tail deer.

The refuge has a boat launch, although no motorized boats are allowed, but anyone with a kayak or canoe will find plenty of enjoyment paddling around the lake and discovering all it has to offer.

The lake is rumored to have been stocked with fish starting back in the 1970's and now has naturally reproducing populations of fish.

Most anglers will tell you stories of catching a crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, redear sunfish, white perch, and the occasional smallmouth bass.

Activities: Kayaking, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, photography and more.


When to Visit

The area is undergoing a two-year renovation. Access is limited. According to Loudoun Water:

“Beginning November 1, 2016, Beaverdam Reservoir’s marked trails will be open for public access from dawn to dusk. During the renovation project, water access will be prohibited. No fishing, boating, paddling or other water activities permitted starting November 1.”

More information can be found here.

Facilities: There are no facilities.

Driving directions: Check the Beaverdam Creek Reservoir website and FAQ page for access information during the two-year project, which currently is scheduled to last until 2019.

Parking is very limited.  

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