Bourassa State Forest Information

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Bourassa State Forest
Map showing the location of Bourassa State Forest
Map showing the location of Bourassa State Forest
Location within Virginia
Location Bedford County, Virginia
Coordinates 37°4′45″N 79°31′26″W / 37.07917°N 79.52389°W / 37.07917; -79.52389
BOURASSA STATE FOREST Latitude and Longitude:

37°4′45″N 79°31′26″W / 37.07917°N 79.52389°W / 37.07917; -79.52389
Area288 acres (117 ha)
Governing body Virginia Department of Forestry

Bourassa State Forest is a 288-acre (117 ha) state forest located in Bedford County, Virginia, north of Smith Mountain Lake. It is used primarily for timber production, as an outdoor lab, and as a wildlife sanctuary. [1] The forest is adjacent to the Smith Mountain Cooperative Wildlife Management Area. [2]

Bourassa State Forest is owned and maintained by the Virginia Department of Forestry. It is open to the public for horseback riding and hiking; hunting, camping, and motorized vehicles are prohibited. [3] Some uses may require visitors to possess a valid State Forest Use Permit. [1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Virginia's State Forests". Virginia Department of Forestry. Retrieved January 21, 2017.
  2. ^ McGarvey, Jason (February 4, 2009). "VOF Finalizes 5,000-Acre Smith Mountain Easement". Virginia Outdoors Foundation. Retrieved January 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "Bourassa State Forest". Virginia Department of Forestry. Retrieved January 21, 2017.

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