Swimming is available in
Claytor Lake from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. The area
has a diving tower, snack bar, and gift shop.
About 3 miles of hiking trails with easy to moderate ratings are open
year-round. Plant life is predominantly representative of a mature
oak-hickory-poplar forest. Extensive reforestation is ongoing.
White-tailed deer, raccoons, squirrels, and other species are common.
Fishing & Boating
Motorboats are permitted. Bass, catfish, muskie, walleye and striped
bass are among the popular sport fish found in the lake. A valid
Virginia fishing license is required and is available at the marina when
it is open or the park office during the off-season.
Fishing licenses are also available in Radford at the Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue:
619 2nd Street
Radford, VA 24141
The Office of the Commissioner of the Revenue may also be reached at 540-731-3613.
Cabins & Lodges
For more information on camping, cabins and lodges, please visit Claytor Lake State Park's website