Phillip'S Creek Group Picnic Area

George Washington & Jefferson National Forest

Phillips's Creek Group Picnic area is a secluded site surrounded by forest. It is a great facility for family reunions, organization activities and other group events.

Parking is adjacent to the picnic shelters and restroom facilities. The restrooms are pit toilets. The toilets are adjacent to shelter #1 but are a short walk (850 feet) from shelter #2. A large charcoal grill is available at both shelters. Picnic tables are located inside the shelters. There is no electricity or drinking water available.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The picnic area is surrounded by forest. The North Fork of Pound Reservoir is nearby and is a popular boating and fishing destination.

Nearby Attractions

The Pine Mountain and Red Fox Trails are within easy driving distance.


Open lawn areas are adjacent to the picnic area can be used for activities such as horseshoes, sports and games (bring your own game and sports equipment). Hiking trails are available within easy driving distance and include Pine Mountain and Red Fox Trails. The Phillip's Creek Trail is near the picnic area.

Contact Information


1700 Park Avenue SW Norton VA 24273

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 276-679-8370

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From the intersection of US 23 and State Route 671 (about 1.25 miles west of Pound, VA) go west on State Route 671 for approximately 5.3 miles. Turn right into the Phillips Creek Recreation Area. Go for about 0.4 miles to the picnic area.

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