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Douthat State Park

Address: Route 629 N, Clifton Forge, VA
Phone Number: 540-862-8100
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Birdwatching, Hiking, Biking, Fishing
Owner description: Visitors to this colorful state park will view rolling hills, birds and a beautiful lake.
Attraction details
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Birdwatching, Hiking, Biking, Fishing
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Owner description: Visitors to this colorful state park will view rolling hills, birds and a beautiful lake.
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Went there with my Churches Men's group!!!! We had an excellent time there!!!! I have road trips and great friends!!! It was a bit cold but we still an awesome time!!! We hiked the trail!!! We slept out in tents!!! I'm looking forward to the trip!!! Maybe it won't be so cold lol

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Sandston, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Wondering why I would write a review to share this place, except the staff deserves it. Immaculate cabins, always. Unparalleled hiking trails. Clear flowing streams and waterfalls. No Internet or phone. Even the drive here is pleasant.

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Powhatan, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A Hidden Gem. One of the nicest state parks I've visited. Can't wait to go back Stayed in the large cabin for a holiday family get together and had a wonderful time

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Clifton Forge, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

One of the most gorgeous parks in Virginia, certainly a "best-kept-secret" kind of place, as it enjoys moderate crowds year-round, with miles and miles and acres and acres of hiking opportunities. We always enjoy our time out at Douthat, and would love to see more folks take advantage of it (and the local businesses in Clifton Forge!).

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Richmond, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

There are great hiking trails with amazing views, a pretty lake with plenty of activities. The facilities were clean and best of all since there are electric hookups there are no generators! Staff was very helpful and friendly!

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Roanoke, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I spent a cloudy, drizzly Columbus Day long weekend with 9 friends here, my first visit to a VA state park. We had one of the two largest lodges, a long cabin sleeping 12-16, with two bathrooms, a kitchen and best of all, heat! It was wonderful to be away from TV, internet, wi-fi and even cellphone contact, but there... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Built by CCC. It's a great place to unplug (no cell phone reception or wifi in park). Network of trails in good conditions, blazes and trail posts for hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riding. Cabins are pet friendly with fully equipped kitchen, sofa, dinning table and chairs, plus the porch, picnic area, fire ring, and logs.

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Advance, North Carolina
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90 reviews 90 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

we only hiked one trail-blue suck falls trail and it was very nice. I would recommend this park-there was so much to do.

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Washington D.C.
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We stayed in Douthat State Park in one of their more modern 2 bedroom (Q + twin & 1 twin bunk) cabins for a fall getaway with the kids to explore Warm Springs, Va and nearby hiking areas in Hidden Valley and Douthat. What a great find! Our cabin in the woods was finished inside, much less rustic than I... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

One of the best state parks in Virginia. Whispering Pines campground is very nice and spacious. We love how the park system does not stack campers on top of each other. Lots of trails and some neat sights to see within an hour of the park. Can't wait to go back. If you travel to this park from the Tidewater... More 

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