Clarksville claims the title of Virginia’s only lakeside town & home of the world’s Largest blue catfish. The natural beauty of this region has drawn people for centuries.

Virginia’s Lake Region is a paradise for outdoor and sports enthusiasts. With more than 800 miles of beautiful shoreline, Lake Kerr is home to two Virginia State Parks and more than a dozen parks operated by the US  Army Corps of Engineers. Whether you’re into hiking, golfing, fishing, biking, horseback riding, canoeing, golfing, or motorsports, there are lots of options for you, within a short driving distance or right here in the heart of Clarksville!

The town is located on Kerr Lake, which is also known as Buggs Island Lake. FISHING is at its finest when you have 50,000 acres of freshwater brimming with white, striped & largemouth bass, catfish, and crappie. “In-Fisherman” magazine lists Buggs Island / Kerr Lake Reservoir among the top-five fishing lakes in the United States for crappie fishing. Clarksville has been the premier location for nighttime fishing from a bridge. Wait, scratch that; Clarksville is the nation’s only location for this unique event.

Beyond the shores of Buggs Island Lake, there are many opportunities if you’re not much for the outdoors? Then explore the abundance of history our town visit the area museums, plantations, & walking tour.

Love to Shop? Discover our many one-of-a-kind stores & restaurants, wineries & brewery in our great town. We know you will fall in love with Clarksville as we have!

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Whether you’re here for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a sportsman’s weekend, you’ll find plenty to enchant you in Virginia’s Lake Region.

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