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Claytor Lake State Park

6620 Ben H. Bolen Dr, Dublin, VA 24084
(540) 643-2500
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Dublin
Type: State Parks, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: State Parks, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Clyde, North Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

The area is quiet. The lake area is beautiful and worth visiting. Go forth and visit this wondrous place. You'll love the area as much as I did. Plus, not far is where they shot the movie "Footloose".

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Dublin VA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you enjoy the water without the crowds and don't require the usual tourist attractions to keep you entertained, this is a terrific spot. If you're boating, keep an eye out for driftwood, especially in the spring or after heavy rain upstream. If you work your way up past the Lighthouse bridge, keep in mind there are places that are... More 

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Hagerstown
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Love the lake and the fall leaves. The historic house was great. This time of year all of the food places were closed for the season.

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Fletcher, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We enjoy going to this park, where we walk around, settle in on the blanket with our little dog and watch the boats in the lake, as well as the watercraft launch.

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Mt Airy NC
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109 reviews 109 reviews
21 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was a site for late night college parties in the early 70's. A lot has changed since then. The gazebo near the boat launch is perfect for a small picnic. There are several pavilions for rent for larger crowds. The lake is large enough for sailing. Looking forward to checking out the cabin rentals. I want to hike some... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We only stayed for one night but this is one of the nicest campgrounds in a state park and cheap ($36) for out of state. The site was completely gravel and level. Plenty of amenities (nice picnic table, wide & long site, two poles to hold a lantern or bug zapper) and a ton of things to do at the... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
64 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Attractive state park with clean beach/swimming area with nearby "on land" playground as well as hiking trails, campgrounds, picnic areas, etc. Ample parking. Small gift shop. We visited during the annual festival (fried food trucks, antique car show, a few kids' activities, etc.) to see the Old Dominion Historical Fire Society fire truck muster. Entrance fees are raised during the... More 

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macomb, michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Since all my family lives in the area and I live in Michigan, my family frequently goes there when we go home. The beach is great the water is beautiful and the surrounding mountains are amazing and very relaxing. My husband and I rented a boat and cruised the lake and went fishing. We were so amazed at the views... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We have had children go to both Radford and Virginia Tech - both near Claytor Lake. Every Spring and Fall during their college days, we stayed at least one weekend at Claytor Lake. They absolutely loved it. We arrived with the family dog, invited them and their friends out to the cabin, grilled, star gazed, played cards, sat in front... More 

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Old Hickory, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Two lodges were rented for a weekend to celebrate a graduation. It is well furnished and though the beds are a bit hard, it was very nice, clean and most things needed for preparing simple meals were furnished. The "great' room was a bit noisy for sleeping in the two bed rooms adjacent to it but that is about the... More 

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