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Douthat State Park

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Address: Route 629 N, Clifton Forge, VA
Phone Number: 540-862-8100
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Visitors to this colorful state park will view rolling hills, birds and a...

Visitors to this colorful state park will view rolling hills, birds and a beautiful lake.

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Fantastic Family Campground

Beautiful VA State Park. Campground is quiet, exceptionally clean facilities, safe and friendly host in White Oak section. Nice swimming beach at small lake with boat rentals... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful VA State Park. Campground is quiet, exceptionally clean facilities, safe and friendly host in White Oak section. Nice swimming beach at small lake with boat rentals. Hiking and mountain biking trails. Creeks for wading. Decent restaurant with friendly staff.

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful park. Well maintained sites. Close to trails & swimming. Also close to the best Italian restaurant ( VIC'S) you will ever eat at.

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Damascus, Virginia
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173 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for three nights at White Oak campground and had a blast. The campground is beautiful and spacious. The bathroom and shower house are both very clean. We hiked right from the campground and biked around. We had fun fishing at the lake. We will definitely be going back!!

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Thank WVhikers
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family stayed in cabin 29 for a week. It was a great experience and we will return. First, I want to mention the internet/cell service since everyone is interested in that. Verizon service works great at the beach, restaurant, and main office. There is also WiFi service at these locations, but no cell service for other providers. I did... More 

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Southport
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful mountain retreat with lots to do. Easily accessible and has camping if interested. The day trips are fun as well.

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Douthat State Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Douthat State Park. Hope you will be back for another visit soon. More 

Petersburg, Virginia
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88 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time taking my 7 year old son somewhere other than beach camping. I was a little unsure on how he would like it, so I only booked for one night. I really wish I had done two... It is gorgeous there with so much to do! I guess we will just have to make another visit!... More 

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Douthat State Park, responded to this review

Sounds like a magical camping trip with your son. Thank you for sharing it in this review and all of the great details that really tell the story about Douthat State Park. You definitely will have to come back again soon. More 

Roanoke, Virginia
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54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Douthat State Park is so beautiful. The mountains are so beautiful and it is so peaceful to camp by the lake. I highly suggest the beach area, the kids will love it. The fishing is great too!!

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Thank Gaytha Q
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Douthat State Park, responded to this review

I am so happy you enjoyed Douthat State Park. Thank you for sharing your experience and I hope you can visit again soon. More 

Afton, Virginia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The cabin we stayed in was rustic. Though incredibly dirty! Bugs, spiders, dirty toilet, cobb webs on walls, ceilings and dirty windows and window seals and the floors where AWEFUL! Black soiled dirt on bathroom floor. YUK!! We like the outdoors, love to hike, horseback ride and are used to our beautiful earth but the park REALLY needs to do... More 

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Douthat State Park, responded to this review

I am sorry that somehow our cleaning staff failed. Please email me at nancy dot heltman at dcr dot virginia dot gov so I can make this right. More 

Hot Springs, Virginia
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Douthat State Park is a good place to camp and hike. Many good trails of differing difficulty. If RVing, book well in advance. Fills up quickly, especially on long weekends.

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Thank jeg607
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Douthat State Park, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoy Douthat State Park. Thank you for taking the time to complete a review and include the tip about booking early. I hope you will be back for another visit soon. More 

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140 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight in Douthat State Park in a cabin and really enjoyed it. Cabin was large and clean. Cabin had fully equipped kitchen and beds were comfortable. Didn't get to spend much time in the park itself but the accommodations were nice.

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Douthat State Park, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your cabin stay at Douthat State Park. Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your visit. I hope you can visit again and have more time to explore the park. More 

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