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Kerr Lake State Recreation Area

Kerr Lake State Recreation Area is a collective of seven access areas scattered around the shoreline of this 50,000-acre reservoir that reaches into Virginia. Hundreds of campsites among five of the access areas offer a range of outdoor experience from RV hookups to group camps. There are several swim beaches in the recreation area and multiple boating ramps, some offering 24-hour access with a few reserved for campers. Two private marinas serve boaters and the lake is renowned for excellent fishing. An extensive boat ramp facility at the Nutbush Access is suitable for fishing tournaments. A community building is a popular venue for family or community gatherings.


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2019 Operating Season Schedule

closing dates for all campgrounds


Notices and alerts
 

Longer 2019 operating season for Hibernia

Hibernia campground area 2 sites 77 to 110 and site H-1 will remain open through Thanksgiving weekend this year. The entire Hibernia campground normally closes by the end of October but will instead close on December 2, 2019.

Please check the Kerr Lake 2019 Operating Season Schedule for the full list of closing dates for all campgrounds this year.
 


Current weather

HENDERSON WEATHER

 

 


Map of North Carolina

 

Contact

252-438-7791

kerr.lake@ncparks.gov

 

Addresses and hours

Click each access below to view its address and its operating schedule and hours for day-use, boat ramp and/or campground facilities.
6254 Satterwhite Point Road
Henderson, NC 27537
GPS: 36.4411, -78.3688

 

  • Day-use area:

    • open year-round
       
    • November to February:
      8:00am to 6:00pm
       
    • March to April:
      8:00am to 8:00pm
       
    • May to August:
      8:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • September to October:
      8:00am to 8:00pm

  • Visitor center hours:

    • 8:00am to 5:00pm
      ​daily

 

  • Day-use areas and visitor center closed on Christmas Day.
     
20 Shoreline Lane
Henderson, NC 27537
GPS: 36.4411, -78.3688

 

3050 Bullocksville Park Rd
Manson, NC 27553
GPS: 36.4577, -78.3631

 

  • Day-use area:

    • open year-round
       
    • November to February:
      8:00am to 6:00pm
       
    • March to April:
      8:00am to 8:00pm
       
    • May to August:
      8:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • September to October:
      8:00am to 8:00pm

  • Boat ramp open year-round and follow day-use hours listed above.
     

  • Campground:

    • Operating season schedule
       
    • March to April:
      7:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • May to September:
      7:00am to 10:00pm
       
    • Please note: Campground gates open and lock promptly at the posted times. No entry or exit is permitted before or after posted gate hours, except for law enforcement or medical emergencies.

 

  • Day-use area closed on Christmas Day.
     
200 County Line Park Road
Manson, NC 27553
GPS: 36.5247, -78.3163

 

  • Boat ramp open year-round with 24-hour access.
     

  • Campground:

    • Operating season schedule
       
    • March to April:
      7:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • May to September:
      7:00am to 10:00pm
       
    • Please note: Campground gates open and lock promptly at the posted times. No entry or exit is permitted before or after posted gate hours, except for law enforcement or medical emergencies.

 

1427 Reverend Henderson Rd
Henderson, NC 27537
GPS: 36.5312, -78.3461

 

  • Shelter 1:

    • open year-round
       
    • November to February:
      8:00am to 6:00pm
       
    • March to April:
      8:00am to 8:00pm
       
    • May to August:
      8:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • September to October:
      8:00am to 8:00pm

 

  • Shelter 2 and 3 and
    community building:

    • open late March to early October and follow day-use hours listed above
       
    • year-round access for rentals

 

  • Boat ramp open year-round with 24-hour access.
     

  • Campground:

    • Operating season schedule
       
    • March to April:
      7:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • May to September:
      7:00am to 10:00pm
       
    • Please note: Campground gates open and lock promptly at the posted times. No entry or exit is permitted before or after posted gate hours, except for law enforcement or medical emergencies.

 

  • Day-use areas closed on Christmas Day.
     
2041 Hibernia Road
Henderson, NC 27537
GPS: 36.5047, -78.3761

 

  • Day-use area:

    • open late March to early October
       
    • March to April:
      8:00am to 8:00pm
       
    • May to August:
      8:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • September to October:
      8:00am to 8:00pm

 

  • Boat ramp open year-round with 24-hour access.
     

  • Campground:

    • Operating season schedule
       
    • March to April:
      7:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • May to September:
      7:00am to 10:00pm
       
    • October:
      7:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • November:
      7:00am to 8:00pm
       
    • Please note: Campground gates open and lock promptly at the posted times. No entry or exit is permitted before or after posted gate hours, except for law enforcement or medical emergencies.

 

460 Kimball Point Road
Manson, NC 27553
GPS: 36.5367, -78.3099

 

  • Day-use area:

    • open late March to early October
       
    • March to April:
      8:00am to 8:00pm
       
    • May to August:
      8:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • September to October:
      8:00am to 8:00pm

 

  • Boat ramp open late March to early October and follow day-use hours listed above.
     

  • Campground:

    • Operating season schedule
       
    • March to April:
      7:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • May to September:
      7:00am to 10:00pm
       
    • October:
      7:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • Please note: Campground gates open and lock promptly at the posted times. No entry or exit is permitted before or after posted gate hours, except for law enforcement or medical emergencies.

 

North entrance
115 Jack Wade Farm Lane
Henderson, NC 27537
South entrance
135 Jack Wade Farm Lane
Henderson, NC 27537
GPS: 36.4100, -78.3991

 

  • Day-use area:

    • open late March to early October
       
    • March to April:
      8:00am to 8:00pm
       
    • May to August:
      8:00am to 9:00pm
       
    • September to October:
      8:00am to 8:00pm

 

  • Boat ramp open year-round with 24-hour access.
     

  • Campground open year-round with 24-hour gate access.

  • Campgrounds closed on Christmas Day.
     
 
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