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Virginia State Parks are giant playgrounds for your family. Twenty-seven parks offer fun playgrounds for children to climb, slide, swing and explore. The playgrounds vary by park and include colorful slides, swings, activity panels, elevated walkways, ladders and other obstacles to challenge your child and provide hours of outdoor fun. Pocahontas, Holliday Lake, and Fairy Stone State Parks offer playgrounds right in the water, making for additional fun in the sun.

You'll find plenty of family friendly fun at the following parks:

Blue Ridge

Claytor Lake State Park Dublin, VA 24084
Grayson Highlands State Park Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363
Hungry Mother State Park Marion, VA 24354
New River Trail State Park Max Meadows, VA 24360

Central Virginia

Bear Creek Lake State Park Cumberland, VA 23040
Holliday Lake State Park Appomattox, VA 24522
Pocahontas State Park Chesterfield, VA 23832
Powhatan State Park Powhatan, VA 23139
Smith Mountain Lake State Park Huddleston, VA 24104
Twin Lakes State Park Green Bay, VA 23942

Chesapeake Bay

Belle Isle State Park Lancaster, VA 22503
Caledon State Park King George, VA 22485
Westmoreland State Park Montross, VA 22520

Eastern Shore

Kiptopeke State Park Cape Charles, VA 23310

Hampton Roads

Chippokes Plantation State Park Surry, VA 23883
First Landing State Park Virginia Beach, VA 23451
York River State Park Williamsburg, VA 23188

Heart of Appalachia

Breaks Interstate Park Breaks, VA 24607
Natural Tunnel State Park Duffield, VA 24244
Wilderness Road State Park Ewing, VA 24248

Northern Virginia

Lake Anna State Park Spotsylvania, VA 22551
Leesylvania State Park Woodbridge, VA 22191
Mason Neck State Park Lorton, VA 22079

Shenandoah Valley

Douthat State Park Millboro, VA 24460

Southern Virginia

Fairy Stone State Park Stuart, VA 24171
Occoneechee State Park Clarksville, VA 23927
Staunton River State Park Scottsburg, VA 24589