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Westmoreland State Park

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Address: Colonial Beach, VA
Phone Number: 800-933-7275
Activities: Swimming, Hiking, Motor-boating
Description: 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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Clean and fun

Stayed here with our motor home. Many large pull through sites. Weekdays are quiet and weekends are busy. Nice clean sites with space between. Lots of great hiking as well as a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Terri C
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Stayed here with our motor home. Many large pull through sites. Weekdays are quiet and weekends are busy. Nice clean sites with space between. Lots of great hiking as well as a large pool and water activities in the Potomac. Cabins look spacious and restful but never stayed in one. Tent sites looked private with vegetation for privacy. Bathrooms were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

The best park because you could camp ⛺ swim on the choice of the pool and beach make food on the grill so its really awesome

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Rocky Mount, VA USA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We loved our stay at Westmoreland State Park and have already booked a cabin to go again! We went in the off season, so did not swim in the large pool or the beach along the Potomac, but we did have a blast on the trails, at fossil beach and birdwatching. The cabins are cinderblock design and not modern. They... More 

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Hell, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stayed in two different cabins in the past year and had a great time, hiking, looking for shark teeth, cooking out. But both times one bedroom of the cabin (two different cabins on two different months) smelled like someone had just pee'd onto the wall behind the dresser. It smelled so bad that the bedroom could not be used.... More 

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Westmoreland State Park, responded to this review

The guest admits they did not contact us about the smell problem in either cabin nor do they provide a time frame so it is difficult to respond. We can assure you that staff were not responsible for causing the problem and in a cabin that allows pets it is strange that would be their conclusion. Our staff have since... More 

Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Westmoreland State Park is located in the Northern Neck of Virginia. During our visit, we walked the Fossil Beach trail (about .45 miles one way) to pan for fossils. We did not find any but the ice covered sticks in the Potomac River gave the illusion of water fowl. It was high tide so not much beach walking could be... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This place has the worst customer service I have ever experienced! First let me start by saying my husband serves our country in the U.S. Navy and I myself am prior Navy together we have a special needs son and we really wanted a getaway for Veteran's Day. We thought staying here and seeing George Washington's birthplace would be pretty... More 

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Westmoreland State Park, responded to this review

Our official web page emphasizes that reservations are required for cabins. On extremely rare occasions someone may come to a park and we will have a cabin clean and ready to go but it is unusual and we would never encourage a customer to drive to the park and take that chance. In fact, prospective customers can call our Customer... More 

Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It is a state park so I expected to find things dated and kind of run down. I was pleasantly surprised! I am not a camper so I didnt sleep in the cabins. But I browsed. They are better than summer camp in the Pocono Mountains. That is all I know about camping. But...the trails are wonderful. The riverfront is... More 

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Colonial Beach, Virginia, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Westmoreland State Park is Virginia's gem! It is the very best, and their staff are among the most attentive and helpful I have seen in the Commonwealth's state park system.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My family and I went for a day trip to hike a few trails and see what we could find at fossil beach. Unbeknownst to me the park was absoutly breathtaking. It had all the amenities to accommodate any group or family, was well kept and very clean. I cant wait to plan a weekend trip camping at ither one... More 

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Surry
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

After Labor Day, not crowded. Site are very nice and clean. Bath house is not clean and very small for the camp ground size.

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