Ribbon Cutting for New Trail at Philpott Lake

USACE Wilmington District
Published Aug. 28, 2023

A ribbon cutting will be held September 1st, 2023, at 11 a.m. at the Philpott Lake Visitors Center for a new 0.4-mile pedestrian trail opening at Philpott Lake.

The Greater Bassett Area Community (GBAC) Spillway Overlook Trail begins at the Philpott Lake Visitor’s Center, located at 1058 Philpott Dam Rd, Bassett, V.A., 24055. Visitors can follow the trail to a picturesque view through the Philpott Dam Spillway.

Philpott Lake applied for a $10,000 Project Hope Grant from the Harvest Foundation in Martinsville V.A. and used GBAC as the fiscal sponsor.


Chris Powell
276.629.4512 ext. 82

Release no. 23-007