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Address: 1235 State Park Road, Huddleston, VA 24104-9547
Phone Number: (540) 297-6066
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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Winchester, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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34 reviews
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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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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 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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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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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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Middletown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

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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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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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We went to the beach and were pleasantly surprised. The facilities are spotless. The sand is soft and the water is clean. Lifeguards are stationed along the beach including the raft with slide. Food is available as well.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My husband and I rented a little two seat motorized boat at the beach area of the state park and about 10 minutes into our ride it started thundering and lightening and the life guards were clearing the water at the beach so we took the boat back. We were hoping to get a rain check or a refund since... More 

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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Spent one night here in a tent. Saw a huge black bear on the road 20 minutes before the park but staff advised me that they've only seen one small bear in the park lately and since the park is on a peninsula they rarely any. Clean, level RV site which I used for a tent so we would have... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great day with the family on the holiday weekend. Something of everyone with beach, swimming, food and rentals.

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