Out of curiosity I Googled the term "Dog and Pony Show" to find the definition, and it read: "an elaborate display or presentation, especially as part of a promotional campaign."
Well to me that is the epitome of Virginia State Park.
There are plenty of terms to use for different state parks, outdoorsy, rustic, scenic, fun, but stunning, knock-your-socks-off gorgeous can really only be applied to Grayson Highlands State Park. If you don't believe me, then let me show you:
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