Big Cherry Lake Rules and Regulations


Required Permits:

Virginia State Fishing License

Big Cherry Use Permit



1.    No fishing allowed after sundown.

2.    Boats, and canoes may be used only when propelled by oar, paddles, or electric motors. (no gas powered watercraft)

3.    Creel limit: 6 per day trout per state law. All other fish are catch and release only.



1.    Camping will be allowed with special permission of the Town Manager.

2.    No open fires are allowed at any time, or for any reason.



1.    No firewood, limbs, logs, or timber of any kind shall be removed from the lake area or surrounding lands.



1.    Absolutely no swimming allowed at any time.



1.    Firearms are allowed only during hunting season with proper permits and licenses.