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    About Elon Water Works Reservoir
    Amherst County, Virginia

    Elon Water Works Reservoir is in Madison Heights, Virginia, under 15 miles from Lynchburg, and under 70 miles from Roanoke.

    The Lynchburg Regional Airport is around 20 miles away, and the Centra Lynchburg General Hospital is 12 miles away.

    Groceries and snacks can be found at several markets and stores within 20 miles. Locals recommend restaurants such as Merredith’s Restaurant, Boomer’s BBQ, Dudley’s Family Style Restaurant, and Dahlia Restaurant.

    Backyard Paradise

    At 40 acres, Elon Water Works Reservoir offers peace and privacy to residents. Popular recreation includes kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing, and relaxing on the shoreline.

    Entertainment Options

    A top attraction nearby is the hands-on Amazement Museum. This museum is four floors and is recommended for kids ages 4-9.

    Virginia Safari Park also offers family-friendly fun where residents can feed animals such as deer, buffalo, and emu from the comfort of their vehicle.

    Outdoorsmen and women should have Mt. Pleasant Trailhead at the top of their list. This hike offers beautiful blooming flowers along the way and a great view of the surrounding countryside.

    Visit Lynchburg

    The nearby city of Lynchburg is home to plenty of wonderful activities for the whole family.

    SeaQuest Lynchburg offers visitors the opportunity to get wet with stingrays, feed toucans, encounter caimans, marvel at sharks, take selfies with snakes, and so much more.

    The Lynchburg Museum & Visitor Center displays the history of Lynchburg and features four other specialized changing galleries.

    If that doesn’t suit your needs, shop at the River Ridge Mall, which offers a fine selection of favorite stores, catch a movie at the state-of-the-art Regal Cinema or explore many of Lynchburg’s specialty shops.

    The city also offers diverse restaurants, including Shakers Restaurant, Grey’s, and The Neighbor’s Place.

    A Place to Call Home

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or a waterfront property, Elon Water Works Reservoir is an excellent choice.