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Due to exceptionally dry conditions, the Department of Wildlife Resources has implemented a complete ban on any open burning (e.g., campfires, grills) on all DWR properties west of Interstate 95, effective immediately and lasting until further notice.

Todd Lake

Todd Lake is a 5 acre impoundment located in Augusta County just outside of the town of Stokesville. Visitors to Todd Lake Recreation Area enjoy a historic campground complete with a wheelchair accessible beach. A children’s playground, plenty of open fields, grills, and picnic tables make this location an ideal place to spend a relaxing summer afternoon. Explore multiple trails from this location popular among mountain biking, backpacking, and hiking enthusiasts.

Maps & Directions

From Harrisonburg, VA: Travel south on State Route (SR) 42 passing through the town of Bridgewater. Continue for 3.2 miles to the intersection of SR 42 and 809/747 (at sharp left-hand turn). Turn right onto SR 809/747 and continue for 3.4 miles to a four-way stop sign in the town of Mt. Solon. Continue straight on SR 747 (Freemason Run Road) for 2.3 miles to a three-way stop sign. Continue straight on SR 747 (Freemason Run Road) for 1.0 miles to the intersection with SR 730 (Stokesville Road). Continue straight on SR 730 (Stokesville Road) for 1.3 miles to the intersection with SR 730 (North River Road. Continue straight on Route SR 718 (Stokesville Road) for 1.1 miles to the intersection of FR 95 and FR 101. Turn left onto FR 95 and travel 3.1 miles to Todd Lake Recreation Area on the right.

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Largemouth bass and sunfish are the dominant species inhabiting Todd Lake. With ample bank fishing access available, anglers have a great opportunity to introduce new anglers to the sport of fishing. Catfish are stocked on a yearly basis to increase recreational opportunities for anglers. Try to locate and target the artificial fish habitat structures to increase your odds of catching fish.

Biologist Reports

  • None available at this time.
  • Regulations

    • Largemouth Bass: 5 per day. No length Limit
    • Sunfish: 50 per day. No length Limit
    • Channel Catfish: 5 per day. Minimum size 15 inches
    • National Forest Permit Required

    More Information

    For additional information, contact:

    Virginia DWR
    Fisheries Biologist
    517 Lee Highway
    Verona, VA 24482
    Phone: 540-248-9360