When the heat is on, it's time to get wet. Whether you like a pool, lake, river or bay, Virginia State Parks are great places to cool off while enjoying nature's finest settings. Many swimming facilities also have snack bars and other amenities to make your dip even more agreeable. Even better, swimming is nearly always free for overnight guests. So pack up the kids, sunscreen, shades, beach towels and sun hat and head to a Virginia State Park.
These parks offer swimming: