Ready for the beach?
We're ready for you!
At Virginia State Parks you’ll find plenty of programs, events and activities from the mountains to the seashore. Our 35 parks have thousands of campsites, hundreds of cabins, more than 500 miles of trails and convenient access to Virginia’s major waterways. Beaches, picnic shelters, family lodges, meeting facilities, festivals, concerts, nature programs, cultural happenings… the list goes on and on. From Cumberland Gap to the Atlantic Ocean, there’s something for everyone at Virginia State Parks. Whether you’re after a relaxing picnic or a two-week vacation, leave life’s daily pressures behind and reconnect with nature and your family at a nearby state park.
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Lifeguards on duty, snack bars open (starting the Saturday of Memorial weekend)
Many of our state parks offer boat rentals (paddle boat, ski boat, canoes)
First Landing on the Chesapeake Bay is "swim at your own risk" there are no lifeguards on this beach
Virginia is for State Park Lovers!