Virginia State Parks
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Park Amenities

  • Boating
    Environmental Education Center

  •          Boat Launching
    Fishing

  •          Motor Boats Permitted
             Shore

  •          Boat Rentals
             Pier

  • Cabins and other lodging
    Horse Rentals

  •          ** (use campground bathhouse)
    Nature/Cultural Programs

  •          Cabins
    Picnicking

  •          Camping Cabins **
             Picnic Tables

  •          Camping Lodges **
             Picnic Shelter Rentals

  •          Family Lodges
    Playgrounds

  •          RV Rentals **
    Restaurant

  •          Yurt **
    Snack Bar (Seasonal)

  •          Other Group Lodging
    Swimming and Bathouse (Seasonal)

  • Camp Store/Gift Shop
             Pool

  • Camping
             Lake/Bay/Ocean

  •          ** (use campground bathhouse)
             Bathhouse

  •          Campground
             Lifeguards

  •          Camping Cabins **
    Trails

  •          Camping Lodges **
             Biking

  •          Dump Station
             Equestrian

  •          Electric & Water
             Hiking

  •          Group Camping
             Universally Accessible

  •          RV Rentals **
    Visitor Center

  •          Showers

  •          Yurt **

  • Conference/Meeting Space

  •          Accommodates > 50

  •          Accommodates < 50

  •          In-house Food Service Available


Park Regions

  • Blue Ridge
    Central Virginia

  • Chesapeake Bay
    Eastern Shore

  • Hampton Roads
    Heart of Appalachia

  • Northern Virginia
    Shenandoah Valley

  • Southern Virginia

Virginia State Parks

Heart of Appalachia Parks

Breaks Interstate (BR), Natural Tunnel (NT), Southwest Virginia Museum Historical (SW), Wilderness Road (WR)

Blue Ridge Parks

Claytor Lake (CL), Grayson Highlands (GH), Hungry Mother (HM), New River Trail (NR), Shot Tower (ST)

Shenandoah Vally Parks

Douthat (DO), Raymond R. "Andy" Guest Jr./Shenandoah River (SH), Sky Meadows (SK)

Southern Virginia Parks

Fairy Stone (FS), Occoneechee (OC), Staunton River Battlefield (SB), Staunton RIver (SR)

Central Virginia Parks

Bear Creek Lake (BC), High Bridge Trail (HB), Holliday Lake (HL), James River (JR), Pocohontas (PO), Powhatan (PW), Sailor's Creek Battlefield (SC), Smith Mountain Lake (SM) Twin Lakes (TL)

Northern Virginia Parks

Lake Anna (LA), Leesylvania (LE), Mason Neck (MN)

Chesapeake Bay Parks

Belle Isle (BI), Caledon (CA), Westmoreland (WE)

Eastern Shore Parks

Kiptopeke (KP)

Hampton Roads Parks

Chippokes Plantation (CP), False Cape (FC), First Landing (FL), York River (YR)

Douthat State Park

picture of the park Douthat State Park, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, straddles Bath and Alleghany counties.

High Bridge Trail State Park

picture of the park High Bridge Trail State Park is ideally suited for hiking, bicycling and horseback riding. Its majestic High Bridge towers 125 feet above the Appommattox River.

Raymond R. "Andy" Guest Jr. Shenandoah River State Park

guest park picture Shenandoah River Raymond R. "Andy" Guest, Jr., State Park is 1,604 acres with 5.6 miles of river frontage along the south fork of the Shenandoah River.

Sky Meadows State Park

sky meadows picture Just an hour from Washington, D.C., Sky Meadows State Park in Clarke and Fauquier counties offers a peaceful getaway just east of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Lake Anna State Park

lake anna picture Lake Anna State Park has more than 13 miles of hiking trails, lakeshore picnicking, a guarded swimming beach, a kids' play area, a boat ramp, a food concession stand, a bathhouse and a children's and universally accessible fishing pond.

Leesylvania State Park

leesylvania picture Leesylvania, which has a top-notch marina, opened in 1992. In 1978, noted philanthropist Daniel Ludwig donated the land to the state for a park.

Mason Neck State Park

msaon neck picture Mason Neck State Park is on a peninsula formed by Pohick Bay on the north, Belmont Bay on the south and the Potomac River on the east.

Belle Isle State Park

belle isle picture Belle Isle State Park is a window to the beautiful lower Rappahannock River in Lancaster County.

Caledon

caledon picture A designated natural landmark, Caledon offers visitors a unique chance to view bald eagles in their natural habitat.

Chippokes Plantation State Park

chipokes plantation picture Chippokes Plantation State Park is one of the oldest working farms in the United States.

False Cape State Park

false cape picture Located in southern Virginia Beach, False Cape State Park is an isolated, mile-wide barrier spit between the Back Bay and Atlantic Ocean.

First Landing State Park

first landing picture First Landing offers boating, swimming, nature and history programs, camping, hiking, biking, picnicking, a boat launch, cabins and 19 miles of trails on 2,888 acres.

Kiptopeke State Park

kiptopeke picture Located on the eastern shore of Virginia, Kiptopeke State Park offers recreational access to the Chesapeake Bay and the chance to explore a unique coastal habitat featuring a major flyway for migratory birds.

Westmoreland State Park

westmoreland picture Westmoreland State Park extends about one and a half miles along the Potomac River, and its 1,299 acres neighbor the former homes of both George Washington and Robert E. Lee.

York River State Park

york river picture Eleven miles west of Williamsburg, York River State Park offers visitors an opportunity to experience the environment of a coastal estuary.

Bear Creek Lake State Park

bear creek picture Nestled in the heart of Cumberland State Forest less than an hour west of Richmond, Bear Creek Lake is the perfect getaway for the outdoor enthusiast.

Fairy Stone State Park

fairy stone picture Fairy Stone State Park, the largest of Virginia's six original state parks, is home to its namesake fairy stones.

Holliday Lake State Park

Holliday lake picture Deep in the heart of Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest, Holliday Lake State Park is a paradise for the outdoor enthusiast.

James River State Park

james river picture James River State Park has numerous options for overnight stays, and it offers access to nearly 20 miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails.

Occoneechee State Park

occoneechee picture Occoneechee State Park is on Virginia's largest lake, Buggs Island Lake, also known as John H. Kerr Reservoir.

Pocahontas State Park

pocahontas picture Just 20 miles from downtown Richmond, Pocahontas State Park has been one of the more popular parks in the state park system.

Powhatan State Park

powhatan picture Powhatan State Park on the historic James River offers car-top river access and three ample picnic shelters.

Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historic State Park

sailor's creek picture Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park is a great place to stop for lunch as it is roughly midway between Petersburg and Appomattox Court House.

Smith Mountain Lake State Park

smith mountain lake picture Situated on the second largest body of freshwater in the state, Smith Mountain Lake State Park offers activities for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds.

Staunton River Battlefield State Park

staunton river battlefield picture Here at historic Staunton River Battlefield State Park, a ragtag group of Confederate old men and young boys beat the odds and held off an assault by 5,000 Union troops.

Staunton River State Park

stauton river picture The 1,600-acre Staunton River State Park is along the shoreline of the John H. Kerr Reservoir (also known as Buggs Island Lake), as well as the Dan and Staunton rivers.

Twin Lakes State Park, Cedar Chest Conference Center

twin lakes picture Twin Lakes State Park, centrally located in Virginia's Piedmont, provides visitors from around the state with a variety of lakefront activities in a secluded setting.

Breaks Interstate Park

breaks picture The Breaks Interstate Park is one of two interstate parks in America; the park has the deepest gorge east of the Mississippi and encompasses 4,500 acres of woodland.

Claytor Lake State Park

 claytor lake picture Located on the 4,500-acre, 21-mile long Claytor Lake in the New River valley of southwestern Virginia, Claytor Lake State Park offers many activities for water and land enthusiasts.

Grayson Highlands State Park

grayson highlands picture Grayson Highlands State Park is adjacent to the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area in the Jefferson National Forest.

Hungry Mother State Park, Hemlock Haven Conference Center

hungry mother picture Hungry Mother State Park in southwestern Virginia is noted for its woodlands and lake.

Natural Tunnel State Park, Cove Ridge Center

natural tunnel picture Natural Tunnel, called the Eighth Wonder of the World by William Jennings Bryan, has attracted sightseers to southwestern Virginia for more than 100 years.

New River Trail State Park and Shot Tower

new river picture New River Trail State Park, designated an official National Recreation Trail by the U.S. Department of the Interior, parallels 39 miles of the New River.

Shot Tower

shot tower picture Overlooking the New River, Shot Tower was built more than 150 years ago to make ammunition for the firearms of the early settlers.

Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park

southwest virginia museum picture The Southwest Virginia Museum chronicles the exploration and development of the town and surrounding area during the 1890s coal boom, as well as the pioneer period.

Wilderness Road State Park

wilderness road picture Wilderness Road State Park was bought in 1993; its 200 acres straddle the Wilderness Road.
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