Ivy Lake, located in Forest, VA, is available for a variety of activities for Liberty University students, faculty, and staff. 

This is a great spot for fishing, canoeing, or just having a picnic with friends. Before going to Ivy Lake, make sure to have a valid Liberty University ID on you while at the lake.

While spending time at the lake, please be sure to abide by the following guidelines:

  • The facility is open to current Liberty University students, faculty, and staff only; as well as residence of Ivy Hill. You must have a valid Liberty University ID or ID proving residency at Ivy Hill to be on premises.
  • You may not, under any circumstance, use the lake alone. Everyone must be accompanied by at least one other person.
  • Everyone who uses a boat on the lake must wear a life vest.
  • No campfires or open flames are permitted on the beach or around the lake
  • If you choose to fish at the lake, you must have a valid Virginia fishing license.
  • If you choose to fish, you must stay within the fishing areas designated by Liberty University.
  • Ivy Lake may be used by Liberty students, faculty, and staff between dawn and dusk only.
  • You are required to abide by all posted rules, regulations, and warnings at Ivy Lake at all times.
  • All Liberty students, faculty, and staff must stay on Liberty University owned property at all times.  Do not walk through, fish from, or park on private property.  

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Directions

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  1. Take 501 North for approx. 3.4 miles.
  2. Take the Graves Mill Rd. exit 11.
  3. Turn left at stop light onto Graves Mill Rd.
  4. Go approx. 2 miles. Turn left onto US 221/Forest Rd.
  5. Go approx. 3.6 miles. Turn right onto Perrowville Rd.
  6. Go approx. 2 miles. Turn right onto Ivy Lake Dr.
  7. Go approx. .5 miles. Arrive at destination on left
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