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Address: 2759 State Park Road, Appomattox, VA 24522
Phone Number: (434) 248-6308
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Wonderful getaway

Holliday Lake is deep in the Appomatox-Buckingham State Forest, just east of Appomatox and about midway between Richmond and Rte 81. The highlight here is, of course, the lake... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Holliday Lake is deep in the Appomatox-Buckingham State Forest, just east of Appomatox and about midway between Richmond and Rte 81. The highlight here is, of course, the lake, with its sand beach, boat rentals and boat launch, fishing, and miles of trails of varying length and difficulty. There are few better places to spend a summer day. There are... More 

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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The campground was well maintained, the bathrooms and showers were clean, and the staff was outstanding. After a storm staff drove around checking on every campsite and making sure everyone was OK. They were friendly and informative, and in fact were the best campground staff I've met. In concert with the history of nearby Appomattox, one night a Civil War... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We actually camped at James River State Park but ended up coming over to Holliday Lake to take our 4 year old swimming; we found out after we got to JRSP that she was too young to go down the river. She LOVED coming over to HLSP for 2 days and her Dad and I really enjoyed it too. The... More 

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Stafford, Virginia, United States
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The rv area is very nice with a new bath house but there are only 7 sites. The bath house was extremely clean and well maintained. We rode through the other camping area and noted how close together the sites were. Too close in my opinion. If you are in an rv, make sure you approach the park on Route... More 

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My family and I stayed in a tent at spot number 10. The ground was level and it was a pretty spot, even though it was close to a lot of other people. A negative for the park, which may be considered a positive to some, is that there is absolutely no cell service for a Verizon phone. In our... More 

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Appomattox, Virginia
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64 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The drive into the park is a great scenic drive. We were charged $18 for 2 adults and 2 small children for park entrance and swimming. The beach area is nicely laid out, both of my children had a blast playing at the beach. We enjoyed our time there.

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My wife and I have camped at Holliday Lake State Park three times. The camp sites are spacious and well set up. Even the tent sites have hookups for water and electricity, which is convenient. The restroom facilities are very clean (they appear to be cleaned twice per day) and the rangers are very friendly and helpful. The park really... More 

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Locust Grove, Virginia
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I like this state park, it's well kept and everything isn't crammed together. The sights aren't right on top of each other, but they aren't necessarily private either. You won't get any cell service unless you walk around. You might get 1 bar. It's a hefty drive from Farmville, at least it seems that way. This place is perfect for... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We camped on a Monday night in 30 degree weather so there was no one else in the park. It was extremely nice as you didn't have to worry about if your neighbors were going to be the kind that "camped" with a generator running all night. The ranger checked us in and told us were to get our fire... More 

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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Love this park! Has a kiddie slide and water toys for kids and also docks for the bigger kids. The beach is always very clean and boat rentals are very reasonably priced! There's a snack shack but also picnic areas with tables and charcoal grills you can use.

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Address: 2759 State Park Road, Appomattox, VA 24522
Phone Number: (434) 248-6308
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Appomattox

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