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It is a great family or couples getaway in the cooler months. Cabins and lodges have been rented by groups for quilting and scrapbooking retreats/women's Bible study groups/couples retreats/family reunions/birthday or anniversary celebrations/employee appreciation or team building getaways etc. Are you ready to book your off season getaway?
Camping and cabins.For information on availability of overnight accommodations, particular park amenities or to make a reservation, you canreserve onlineor call1-800-933-PARK.
Cabins and Lodges are open year-round
Wintertime birthday getaways are loads of fun
Lodges at Claytor Lake State Park
Time for some vital statistics on Virginia State Parks you might find interesting:
Oldest –Virginia is the only state in the country to have opened an entire state park system at one time. On June 15, 1936, the Virginia State Park System opened to the public with six parks covering 19,000 acres. The six original state parks are:
- ~First Landing
- ~Fairy Stone
- ~Staunton River
- ~Hungry Mother
Newer –High Bridge Trail State Park (Cumberland, Nottoway and Prince Edward counties) resulted from a 2006 donation from the Norfolk Southern Corp. The first portions of the 30-mile linear, multi-use state park were opened in 2008. Today, about 20 miles are open. DCR also has parcels of land that will become state parks in the future. They are Biscuit Run in Albemarle County, Mayo River in Patrick and Henry counties, Middle Peninsula in Gloucester County, Powhatan in Powhatan County, Seven Bends in Shenandoah County and Widewater in Stafford County .
Largest –Pocahontas (7,604 acres)
Smallest –Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park, 1.5 acres
Highest –Grayson Highlands, 5,084, feet above sea level
Lowest –False Cape State Park, sea level
Most visited –First Landing with more than 1.7 million visitors annually
Easternmost –False Cape (Eastern most part of mainland Virginia; is east of state's only Eastern Shore park, Kiptopeke).
Westernmost –Wilderness Road State Park in Lee County is farther west than Wheeling, W. Va., Pittsburgh, Pa., and Canton, Ohio.
Northernmost –Sky Meadows State Park in Fauquier and Clarke counties is on the same latitude as Annapolis.
Southernmost –False Cape State Park – Southern boundary is the North Carolina state line.
Learn more about all 35 Virginia State Parks by clicking here. You can search by amenities, location, or features!