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What Are The Well Liked Rental Amenities in Lake Moomaw, VA?

Top Rental Amenities in Lake Moomaw, VA

Check above for the most common and the least popular rental amenities in Lake Moomaw, and pick the one that fits your preference easily. In Lake Moomaw, 77 rentals offer Heater, 76 rentals offer Bed linens provided, 73 rentals offer No Smoking. So, if you need Heater during your vacation, use the Heater filter to compare these properties. Two amenities that are not typical are Hot Tub, Pool.

How Does The Vacation Home Rental Price Look Like in Lake Moomaw, VA?

Vacation House & Cabin Rental Price Information in Lake Moomaw, VA

The graph shows the percentages of vacation homes in each price bucket. Lake Moomaw has the largest percentage (19.10%) of homes in $100 - $150 price range.
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How Many Rental Accommodations Are Pets Friendly in Lake Moomaw, VA?
Percentage of Pet Friendly Rental Properties in Lake Moomaw, VA
43.33% of vacation homes in Lake Moomaw are pet friendly. Either you bring your loved pets on vacation or you have pet allergies, make sure to select the homes by applying the right filters.
What Are The Must-Visit Places in Lake Moomaw, VA?
Must Visit Places In Lake Moomaw, VA

The most common & popular places (a.k.a points of interests) here in Lake Moomaw are:

Trail Recommendations in Lake Moomaw, VA Area?
Top Trails In Lake Moomaw, VA
If you like outdoor activities, we highly recommend you to visit those famous trails: Blue Suck Falls Trail, Bridle Trail, Homestead Trail, Deerlick Trail, Ritchie Trail, Brushy Ridge Trail, Oliver Mountain Trail, Jackson River Trail, Jackson Trail, Lake Moomaw Greenwood Point Trail.
Any RV Campgrounds in Lake Moomaw, VA?
Most Visited Campgrounds In Lake Moomaw, VA
For campgrounds in Lake Moomaw, here are our recommendations: Pocahontas Campground, The Pines Campground, Morris Hill Campground, Bolar Mountain Recreation Area, Mcclintic Point Campground, Lake Sherwood Recreation Area, Blowing Springs Campground, Blue Meadow Campground, Blue Bend Recreation Area, Day Run Campground.
What are the Airports in Lake Moomaw, VA?
Top Airports in Lake Moomaw, VA

1 airport(s) close to Lake Moomaw are:

What does the calendar look like for local events & festivals in Lake Moomaw, VA?
Local Events & Festivals

Held in August, the Lake Mooomaw One Mile Swim takes place in the southern portion of Lake Moomaw, starting at Cole’s Point, swimming toward Gathright Dam, and returning to the point. The course runs along the shore and turns into a protected inlet, turning around in a “no-wake” zone. Awards are given to the top three men and women finishing in each age group.

How to get around in Lake Moomaw, VA?
Transportations

The closest airport to Lake Moomaw, Virginia, is Roanoke Regional/Woodrum Field. Since this is a small airport, you may need to fly into a larger one and take a smaller plane into Roanoke. The airport is about an hour and a half from Lake Moomaw which means you will need to rent a car to get to the area.

What are the nightlife spots in Lake Moomaw, VA?
Nightlife Spots

Lindsay’s Roost Bar and Grill, located at 15 Sunset View Drive in Hot Springs, is a very casual bar and restaurant with an old diner feel. They offer country cooking for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch as well as a full bar serving beer, wine, and cocktails. There is a jukebox filled with 80s and 90s music for entertainment.

Where to visit in order to explore art and culture in Lake Moomaw, VA?
Art & Culture Places

Located at 99 Courthouse Hill Road in Warm Springs, the Bath County Historical Society is located in a former law office and includes a large collection of artifacts that detail the history of the county. You can view antique side saddles, original historic photos, tools, Civil War and Native American artifacts, as well as clothing, a grand piano, and more. There is also a large research library with information related to genealogy and other types of historic research.

What are the activities in Lake Moomaw, VA that are family friendly?
Family Friendly Activities

Hiking is an excellent activity for the entire family. The Bolar Mountain Recreation Area, which includes the Bolar Loop Trail, is a great place to spend the day. There are playgrounds, volleyball courts, and more available to keep your family occupied as you enjoy a picnic lunch next to the lake, head out for some fishing or just sit with your feet in the water, enjoying the solitude.

Camping under the stars is a great way to bring your family together. McClintic Point is a rustic campground with sites designed for both tents and RVs. You can also choose Morris Hill as your camping location which also allows for a wide range of camping options.

What are the travel peak seasons in Lake Moomaw, VA?
Peak Seasons

The average monthly temperature in Lake Moomaw is

  • January – low of 22F (-5C); high of 42F (6C)
  • February – low of 25F (-4C); high of 46F (8C)
  • March – low of 31F (-0.5); high of 55F (13C)
  • April – low of 40F (4C); high of 67F (19C)
  • May – low of 49F (9C); high of 74F (23C)
  • June – low of 58F (14C); high of 81F (27C)
  • July – low of 62F (17C); high of 84F (29C)
  • August – low of 60F (16C); high of 83F (28C)
  • September – low of 62F (17C); high of 77F (25C)
  • October – low of 42F (6C); high of 67F (19C)
  • November – low of 33F (0.5C); high of 56F (13C)
  • December – low of 26F (-3C);  high of 46F (8C)

The average snowfall in the area is around 15 inches each year and there is an average of 108 rainy days.

How to plan 1 or 2 or 3-day trip itineraries in Lake Moomaw, VA?
Trip Planning

The best way to enjoy Lake Moomaw is to rent a campsite in the area. Enjoy breakfast you cook yourself with views of the lake before heading out on a hike on the many trails in the area. Head out for lunch at Jefferson’s Restaurant and Bar before taking a ride to the Bolar Mountain Recreation Area. The trails provide stunning views of the Gathright Dam. Take fishing poles and try your luck in the lake.

The next day, head to the Jefferson Pools for a relaxing day in hot springs. Enjoy lunch at one of the several restaurants on the Omni Homestead Resort before taking a ride to the Bath County Historical Society. Return for dinner Les Cochons D’Or and finish up the night with a few cocktails while singing along to 80s and 90s music on the jukebox at Lindsay’s Roost.

Where are the hidden gems or unique spots to visit in Lake Moomaw, VA?
Hidden Gems

Located at the Omni Homestead Resort, the Jefferson Pools are warm springs that legend says were discovered by Native Americans hundreds of years ago. Archeological projects have discovered that humans have been using the pools for at least 9,000 years. Thomas and Andrew Lewis first surveyed the land when they purchased 140 acres in the area. Andrew was an early partner of Thomas Bullett and he constructed the first hotel on the site in 1766. The Gentleman’s Pool House, constructed in 1761, is the oldest spa structure in the country and, despite its name, could be used by both women and men, although they were not permitted to use the pool at the same time.  You can find the pools at 7696 Sam Snead Highway in Hot Springs, just about 10 minutes from Lake Moomaw.

If you truly want to get away from it all, Greenwood Point is the best place to do that. There is no road access, which means you must hike, paddle or canoe to the site. There are wooded campsites available with lake views, but they are primitive.

What are the must-visit places in Lake Moomaw, VA?
Must See Attractions

Created when Gathright Dam was completed in the early 1980s, Lake Moomaw covers 2,530 acres and a maximum depth of 152 feet. It is the second-largest impoundment in western Virginia with 43 miles of undeveloped shoreline. When it was created, the lake was stocked with largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, black crappie, yellow perch and catfish. The lake flooded lands of Thomas Gathright and the dam was named for him while Benjamin Moomaw, a local businessman pushed to have the project completed, leading to the naming of the lake. It is a popular location for anglers due to its thriving trout fishery.

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