Where to park for Beaver dam Reservoir?

If you are visiting to hike the 2.3-mile long Reservoir Trail, please park at Brambleton Community Park West (22389 Belmont Ridge Rd.) and access the trailhead as shown here. The community park trailhead has plenty of parking available. Please do not access trails or park in local neighborhoods.

How long is the Beaverdam Reservoir trail?

8.3 miles
Beaverdam Reservoir: Enjoy a Loop Hike Around a 350-Acre Man-Made Lake in Ashburn, Virginia

Trail Stats
Length 8.3 miles
Difficulty Moderate
Trail Type Loop
Elevation Gain 282 feet

Can you swim in the Beaverdam Reservoir?

Swimming, bathing or wading in the Beaverdam Reservoir is prohibited. Persons fishing in the Beaverdam Reservoir shall comply with Virginia state game laws and all special conditions established by NOVA Parks.

How big is Beaverdam Reservoir?

The Beaverdam Reservoir Park project is the first phase of a long-range plan to provide public amenities and sustainable public access around the 635-acre Beaverdam Reservoir.

Is Beaver Dam open?

Facilities include campgrounds, a group use area, a day-use picnic area, and hiking and interpretive trails. Beaver Dam is open year-round, weather permitting, but travel is not advised during winter months.

What kind of fish are in Beaverdam Reservoir?

Beaverdam Swamp Reservoir contains abundant populations of largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white perch, bluegill, and redear sunfish. The reservoir has been a popular spot for bass anglers and the park conducts several bass tournaments throughout the year.

Can you swim in the Occoquan Reservoir?

The purpose of the Occoquan Reservoir No-Swimming Policy is to protect the quality of the Reservoir for water supply purposes. The Reservoir was constructed for and is maintained and operated as a major drinking water source serving Northern Virginia.

Where are Beaver Dam tip ups made?

Yes, Beaver Dam tip-ups are still made in Beaver Dam by workers at the Acme Tackle Co., but I’m a cheapskate who hates buying any product twice, no matter where it’s made or who made it.

Who owns Beaver Dam tip-ups?

Uncle Josh Bait Company has announced the acquisition of Arctic Fisherman LLC, which manufactures the Beaver Dam tip-up.

Can you swim in Beaverdam Reservoir?

Beaverdam Reservoir is open from sunrise to sunset. Swimming is not allowed. However, there are more than a dozen geocaches hidden around the reservoir waiting to be located. Anglers can fish from the shore or from a non-gas boat. Beaverdam Reservoir is stocked with fish, too.

What is the catch rate of bass at Beaverdam swamp reservoir?

The catch rate of preferred-sized bass (50.4 fish/hr) was the highest on record for Beaverdam Swamp Reservoir, only trailing behind Lake Chesdin for Region 1, District 1 high honors. The two largest collected bass weighed 6.5 and 5.4 pounds.

How long does it take to hike the Beaverdam Reservoir?

Your hike is complete at the 8.3-mile mark. The 350-acre Beaverdam Reservoir is a source of public drinking water for Loudoun County and sits on 635 acres of land available for public access. Thanks to a partnership between Loudoun Water and NOVA Parks, visitors can access the land for recreational activities, like hiking, paddling and fishing.