Lake Phoenix Scuba Park, Family Campgrounds & Paintball

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Lake Phoenix is the place to dive, camp, swim, kayak, hike, snorkeling, play paintball , weddings and events and more.

Lake Phoenix
1 Quarry Ln Rawlings, VA 23876

Located 2-1/2 miles from Exit 39, I-85, it is an ideal destination for weekend and day divers, or for divers who are traveling on or near I-85, I-95 or I-64. Lake Phoenix is a privately-owned scuba & camping park open to the public in the state of Virginia. The park features very clear lake water for scuba diving and snorkeling. Other attractions include a Nomad 22 airplane at 60′, open cockpit boats, automobiles, an end-of-road display (barrier, mailbox, street/directional sign and car), two school buses (one at 30′), a cabin cruiser, fishing boat at 60′ and the sailboat shell used in the underwater scene of the Warner Brothers movie, “The Replacements”. Lake Phoenix, staffed by friendly and courteous professionals, is a fun place to visit.

Summer Season
Open seven days per week between Apr and Oct.
Monday – Thursday from 09:00 to 17:00.
Friday from 09:00 to 22:00.
Saturday from 08:00 to 20:00.
Sunday from 08:00 to 18:00.
The lake closes 1 hour prior to the shop.
No day swimmers after sunset.

Night diving permitted every night, but must be cleared with staff first. The entry gate will be closed Saturday night at 20:00. and Friday nights ~22:00.

No reservation required for tent camping.

Winter Season
Open by appointment only. Nov – Mar. When scheduled hours are 09:00 – 17:00.
See our Winter Season Request page for more information, scheduled openings or to request an opening.

Waivers found on-line on the website are required annually and must be done prior to arrival. Please bring ID to validate information.


1 Quarry Ln
Rawlings, VA 23876

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