Douthat State Park, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, straddles Bath and Alleghany counties.
High Bridge Trail State Park
High Bridge Trail State Park is ideally suited for hiking, bicycling and horseback riding. Its majestic High Bridge towers 125 feet above the Appommattox River.
Raymond R. "Andy" Guest Jr. Shenandoah River State Park
Shenandoah River Raymond R. "Andy" Guest, Jr., State Park is 1,604 acres with 5.6 miles of river frontage along the south fork of the Shenandoah River.
Sky Meadows State Park
Just an hour from Washington, D.C., Sky Meadows State Park in Clarke and Fauquier counties offers a peaceful getaway just east of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Lake Anna State Park
Lake Anna State Park has more than 13 miles of hiking trails, lakeshore picnicking, a guarded swimming beach, a kids' play area, a boat ramp, a food concession stand, a bathhouse and a children's and universally accessible fishing pond.
Leesylvania State Park
Leesylvania, which has a top-notch marina, opened in 1992. In 1978, noted philanthropist Daniel Ludwig donated the land to the state for a park.
Mason Neck State Park
Mason Neck State Park is on a peninsula formed by Pohick Bay on the north, Belmont Bay on the south and the Potomac River on the east.
Belle Isle State Park
Belle Isle State Park is a window to the beautiful lower Rappahannock River in Lancaster County.
A designated natural landmark, Caledon offers visitors a unique chance to view bald eagles in their natural habitat.
Chippokes Plantation State Park
Chippokes Plantation State Park is one of the oldest working farms in the United States.
False Cape State Park
Located in southern Virginia Beach, False Cape State Park is an isolated, mile-wide barrier spit between the Back Bay and Atlantic Ocean.
First Landing State Park
First Landing offers boating, swimming, nature and history programs, camping, hiking, biking, picnicking, a boat launch, cabins and 19 miles of trails on 2,888 acres.
Kiptopeke State Park
Located on the eastern shore of Virginia, Kiptopeke State Park offers recreational access to the Chesapeake Bay and the chance to explore a unique coastal habitat featuring a major flyway for migratory birds.
Westmoreland State Park
Westmoreland State Park extends about one and a half miles along the Potomac River, and its 1,299 acres neighbor the former homes of both George Washington and Robert E. Lee.
York River State Park
Eleven miles west of Williamsburg, York River State Park offers visitors an opportunity to experience the environment of a coastal estuary.
Bear Creek Lake State Park
Nestled in the heart of Cumberland State Forest less than an hour west of Richmond, Bear Creek Lake is the perfect getaway for the outdoor enthusiast.
Fairy Stone State Park
Fairy Stone State Park, the largest of Virginia's six original state parks, is home to its namesake fairy stones.
Holliday Lake State Park
Deep in the heart of Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest, Holliday Lake State Park is a paradise for the outdoor enthusiast.
James River State Park
James River State Park has numerous options for overnight stays, and it offers access to nearly 20 miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails.
Occoneechee State Park
Occoneechee State Park is on Virginia's largest lake, Buggs Island Lake, also known as John H. Kerr Reservoir.
Pocahontas State Park
Just 20 miles from downtown Richmond, Pocahontas State Park has been one of the more popular parks in the state park system.
Powhatan State Park
Powhatan State Park on the historic James River offers car-top river access and three ample picnic shelters.
Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historic State Park
Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park is a great place to stop for lunch as it is roughly midway between Petersburg and Appomattox Court House.
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
Situated on the second largest body of freshwater in the state, Smith Mountain Lake State Park offers activities for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds.
Staunton River Battlefield State Park
Here at historic Staunton River Battlefield State Park, a ragtag group of Confederate old men and young boys beat the odds and held off an assault by 5,000 Union troops.
Staunton River State Park
The 1,600-acre Staunton River State Park is along the shoreline of the John H. Kerr Reservoir (also known as Buggs Island Lake), as well as the Dan and Staunton rivers.
Twin Lakes State Park, Cedar Chest Conference Center
Twin Lakes State Park, centrally located in Virginia's Piedmont, provides visitors from around the state with a variety of lakefront activities in a secluded setting.
Breaks Interstate Park
The Breaks Interstate Park is one of two interstate parks in America; the park has the deepest gorge east of the Mississippi and encompasses 4,500 acres of woodland.
Claytor Lake State Park
Located on the 4,500-acre, 21-mile long Claytor Lake in the New River valley of southwestern Virginia, Claytor Lake State Park offers many activities for water and land enthusiasts.
Grayson Highlands State Park
Grayson Highlands State Park is adjacent to the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area in the Jefferson National Forest.
Hungry Mother State Park, Hemlock Haven Conference Center
Hungry Mother State Park in southwestern Virginia is noted for its woodlands and lake.
Natural Tunnel State Park, Cove Ridge Center
Natural Tunnel, called the Eighth Wonder of the World by William Jennings Bryan, has attracted sightseers to southwestern Virginia for more than 100 years.
New River Trail State Park and Shot Tower
New River Trail State Park, designated an official National Recreation Trail by the U.S. Department of the Interior, parallels 39 miles of the New River.
Overlooking the New River, Shot Tower was built more than 150 years ago to make ammunition for the firearms of the early settlers.
Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park
The Southwest Virginia Museum chronicles the exploration and development of the town and surrounding area during the 1890s coal boom, as well as the pioneer period.
Wilderness Road State Park
Wilderness Road State Park was bought in 1993; its 200 acres straddle the Wilderness Road.