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Westmoreland State Park

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Address: Colonial Beach, VA
Phone Number: 800-933-7275
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A state park that consists of rivefront beaches, hiking trails, and boat...

A state park that consists of rivefront beaches, hiking trails, and boat rentals over 1,300 acres.

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Great venue for a wedding

We went to a wedding here in the fall and it was gorgeous. There was a playground next to where the ceremony and reception were held, so the kids had a blast.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Hampton, Virginia
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Hampton, Virginia
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86 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We went to a wedding here in the fall and it was gorgeous. There was a playground next to where the ceremony and reception were held, so the kids had a blast.

Thank alanawirschkirk
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

My friends and I had a fun time at this park last year. This was my very first time camping as an adult and I enjoyed every moment of it. The staff were all very helpful and friendly, the park was gorgeous! It did rain at night and became very windy and cold but despite that we enjoyed ourselves and... More 

1 Thank kibabadgirl
Oakville, ontario
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518 reviews
250 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Was here for a hour visit to check out the cabins for a possible future stay. Park is quiet and lot's of things to do relating to the outdoors. .Besides walking trails, .there are places to camp. There is a Visitor Centre along with a Learning Centre to learn about nature. I see in one of the..other reviews people complaining... More 

1 Thank bob55russell
Alexandria VA
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

I wrote this review back in July 2015 after our trip but somehow it remained as a draft and did not get published so here it is: After reading a ton of reviews, I was surprised to find this park to be much more than I expected. Never-mind the bad reviews, they are either very old or the folks writing... More 

1 Thank brianh2000
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I love all the families and picnics that are going on whenever we visit. Enough beach and bay to enjoy swimming without the extra long drive to the ocean. Park allows leashed pets and is kept clean by the staff. Boat rentals, camping, snack bar, swimming pool, changing rooms in season. Free parking all year! We even got to see... More 

1 Thank MEL12111
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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348 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We camped in C, which is much more private than A or B. Clean sites but the bathroom is filthy. They do clean once a day but not the shower area - bring flip flops. Nice warm water, though. Most campers are polite but there's always a few who think they're the only ones in the park. After midnight we... More 

Thank GypsyTraveller94
va beach
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Camped recently, overall the park is great, plenty of trails of varying length. They have a beach area, pool and kayak rentals. We were looking forward to a quiet night out camping- that is where this went down hill fast. Signs and postings everywhere states no more than 6 people at a site and quiet hours after 10pm. I hate... More 

1 Thank tapmac1
Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

My Mom and i popped in here for a craft beer and a dozen oysters for an early evening snack, sans kids . Very knowledgeable server on all the beers offered and a split order of Rockefeller and a parmesan hot sauce blend. Outstanding!!.if you love oysters, cooked or raw..go here for a great taste. Yummm

Thank Laura F
Hooversville, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I have to say this one of the prettiest state parks that I have traveled. It ranks as one of my favorites from this point. We stayed in Campground A, site 6. We have a 28 foot travel trailer and a Dodge 3500 crew cab, 8ft bed. At first I was not crazy about the roadside pull-through sites, but it... More 

2 Thank JerryLynn M
Leonardtown, Maryland, United States
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

I love this place. I come by as often as I can to visit their pool and do some grilling on the beach. This is definitely one of the nicest state parks that I personally know of. They have an Olympic swimming pool which is outdoors and right next to a beach. They also have small boat rentals like paddle... More 

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