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  1. Flag Rock Campground Closing for Season

    November 9, 2020 - April 1, 2021 @ Flag Rock Recreation Area

    Flag Rock Campground will close for the season on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. Thank you for your patronage. We'll see you in 2021! Questions? Contact Norton Parks and Recreation Department at (276) 679-0754.

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  2. Norton Winter Photo Contest

    January 4, 2021 - January 29, 2021

    Calling all amateur photographers! The Norton Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Winter Photo Contest. Contestants are invited to submit their best winter photo taken within Norton’s city limits (this includes Flag Rock Recreation Area). Contest Rules: Photos must be taken within Norton’s corporate limits. This includes Flag Rock Recreation Area but does not include High Knob Observation Tower. Photos may not be submitted by professional photographers. Photos must be submitted in JPEG format to Photographers can submit up to two photos. Submissions must include photographer’s name, a brief description of the photo’s location, and the photographer’s hometown. Contact: Michele Knox, Norton Parks and Recreation Director, (276) 679-0754 or

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  3. Digital Trail Guide Release: Bark Camp Lake Trail

    January 7, 2021, All Day

    Join us for a digital tour of the Bark Camp Lake Trail in Bark Camp Recreation Area. The 3.5-mile loop circles Bark Camp Lake in Scott County. The recreation area is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. The 45-acre lake is a state-stocked fishery managed by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources. Trail guide and video will be posted online at

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