Bourassa State Forest
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. The forest is adjacent to the Smith Mountain Cooperative Wildlife Management Area.
|Bourassa State Forest|
Location within Virginia
|Location||Bedford County, Virginia|
|Area||288 acres (117 ha)|
|Governing body||Virginia Department of Forestry|
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. Some uses may require visitors to possess a valid State Forest Use Permit.
- "Virginia's State Forests". Virginia Department of Forestry. Retrieved January 21, 2017.
- McGarvey, Jason (February 4, 2009). "VOF Finalizes 5,000-Acre Smith Mountain Easement". Virginia Outdoors Foundation. Retrieved January 21, 2017.
- "Bourassa State Forest". Virginia Department of Forestry. Retrieved January 21, 2017.