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Address: 1235 State Park Road, Huddleston, VA 24104-9547
Phone Number: (540) 297-6066
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Awesome place to HIKE and enjoy lake views

Visited friends this weekend who LIVE on the LAKE, even though it was rainy, my friend and I decided to go do some hiking at this nearby park, what beautiful albeit wet and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2015
jeannette y
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Midlothian, Virginia
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Midlothian, Virginia
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411 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Visited friends this weekend who LIVE on the LAKE, even though it was rainy, my friend and I decided to go do some hiking at this nearby park, what beautiful albeit wet and muddy trails, didn't matter cuz I LOVE rain and the lake was gorgeous.. really want to go back in the spring and see it all again

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NORTH CAROLINA
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

We spent a day hiking and swimming at the park. We liked it so much that we went ahead and put a deposit down on renting one of the cabins next year. The beach was clean and the water was still really nice for swimming even being mid September. We look forward to coming back before Labor Day next year... More 

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Roanoke, United States
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This is a great location for a day out with the family. There are plenty of picnic sites. The beach area is very nice. The lake is beautiful. The bath house facilities were very clean and conveniently located new the beach area.

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Thank Bethany B
Clifton Forge, Virginia
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96 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

My sons and I went to the beach area and hiked on of the trails. The beach was very well maintained, the changing areas were clean, and I loved the small snack bar there.

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Thank travlinrn
Roanoke, Virginia
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Fine as VA state parks go. Good place for camping. Nice place for fishing. Fine place for picnicing. There are better places to recreate on the lake for sure but if you are looking to camp, then it's a good place.

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Winchester, Virginia
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

What a beautiful state park! The swimming area is outstanding with concessions and boat rentals. We walked some nicely maintained trails and saw deer and other wildlife. They have children's programs and other activities. We spoke with several people who worked there and they were so helpful and friendly. With a state license you can do some fishing too. Nothing... More 

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Virginia Beach
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Spent a week on the lake. The campground was well run with plenty of activities for the kids. The bath house was clean and modern. The camp host was friendly and had ice and firewood available. The "beach" was a great place to cool off and they have an ICE CREAM BOAT!. Overall a great experience.

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1 Thank FWN N
Hillsborough, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Our visit to SML State Park exceeded my expectations. The rangers and interpreters that we interacted with were extremely friendly and patient with my kids. The programming itself for kids was just outstanding. We made tie-dyed bandanas, fed the fish, and participated in the firefly campfire. So.Much.Fun!

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1 Thank HarrellKrewe
Middletown, New Jersey
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266 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Fell upon this lake after hearing about it on a local wine tour. Area is mostly residential so a trip to the chamber of commerce is a must if planning a vacation here. Located next to the chamber of commerce is a variety of tourist attractions, bars, gift shops and play area for kids.

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virginia
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We stayed in a 2 bedroom cabin at the park and wasn't expecting such nice accommodations. It was fully air conditioned, relatively bug free, and spacious enough for 3 adults and 2 children. The only thing that might be tricky for guests at the cabin is that all the cabins except one have stairs and if you are visiting with... More 

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