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Virginia State Parks

You'll find plenty of programs, events and activities at Virginia State Parks. Our 36 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. To keep up with all Virginia State Park news, sign up for this weekly eNewsletter. An Image


Women's Wellness Weekend on sale now. To be held at Westmoreland State Park May 2-4, 2014.
The Youth Conservation Corps sign-up deadline for supervisors is Feb. 1, 2014. The deadline for crewmembers runs from Jan. 1 to April 13, 2014.
The first zipline in a Virginia State Park opens April 15 at Shenandoah River State Park. Virginia Canopy Tours is taking reservations now.


State parks run many programs to ensure that future generations may also enjoy the great outdoors. Click the arrow in the corner for a list of those programs. Here are just a few:
Virginia State Parks... Part of a healthy lifestyle
Volunteer programs - Lend a hand, make a difference.
New River Trail Challenge
- Mark your 2014 calendar now.