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Hungry Mother State Park

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Address: Route 5, Box 109, 2854 Park Blvd., Marion, VA 24354
Phone Number: 540-781-7400
Today
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Fishing, Swimming

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Service Trip Adventure!

Our group of 15 was greeted with enthusiasm when we came to Hungry Mother for a 3-day 2-night service trip. The park was an incredibly gracious host and provided us with a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Erin W
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Our group of 15 was greeted with enthusiasm when we came to Hungry Mother for a 3-day 2-night service trip. The park was an incredibly gracious host and provided us with a beautiful setting and friendly service. We all loved Tanya and many of our members are planning return trips by themselves.

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Marion, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Wonderful food, absolutely fabulous scenery, wish it was open all year. Sunday brunch is fantastic....love the restaurant setting too.

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Lynchburg,Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Right from the start I knew this going to be a nice place. Contact ranger doing the check in was as nice as someone's grandmother. Camp host was just as great. Beautiful lake and lots of trails to explore. They have a beach but it wasn't open yet. Beautiful discovery center. One thing that any RVer needs to make sure... More 

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Malta, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The park is lovely. The Rangers are wonderful and accessible. Camp sites are clean and range from tent camper to cabin for stays. Love the lake and best place to relax. Nice sidewalks throughout park and hiking trails galore. Perfect for little ones and trike to bike riders.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This park is the best in the area for keeping everyone occupied with something to do. The beach area with the fort to swim out to was definitely a favorite. But also they have paddle boards, kayaks, and a Jon boat available for rental! We always go here several times each summer. Love this place and they also have lots... More 

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Marion, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hungry Mother State Park is located in the beautiful mountains of Southwest Virginia. A suitable area for all ages from Grandparents to the youngest children. The Lake is a wonderful playground for sunshine, sand and water fun...the awesome boat dock is great for touring the entire lake and the tiny islands - camping is available in several campground and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I visit often with my children, there is something for everyone here! Swimming, hiking, fishing, camping and even a nice playground. Lovely on a summer day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Came to hungry mother for a camping trip. And this got off to a "wonderful" start. Made reservations weeks earlier and explained length, size of my camper. (35 foot 5th wheeler) plus a long bed 4 door f350 to boot. I arrive they give me my camping placards and directions (while standing beside my camper). First I should say they... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Beautiful park and incredible swimming area! You think you are back in the 50's :) Wish I had a chance to stay in a cabin on site and eat at their diner. Drinks and sodas available at swimming area.

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Big Canoe, Georgia
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

We love staying in these quaint cabins. Family be warned there is no TV. They need to wake up and give this service to young family's. Director step up and bring this facility into the 20th century . Even 21st.

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