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Claytor Lake State Park

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Virginia State Parks are great!

Back in the 1960’s, I went to this Park with my extended family. All I remember is having delicious... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chesterfield, Virginia
Headed North - (First stop Claytor Lake State Park)

Travelled from Canton, NC to Dublin, VA via Interstate Hwys. Had reservations. Totally, pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canton, North Carolina
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“beautiful lake”(10 reviews)
“hiking trails”(12 reviews)
“boat rentals”(9 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

Back in the 1960’s, I went to this Park with my extended family. All I remember is having delicious picnics in a shelter and being very inpatient while the adults sat around talking while us kids wanted to get to the beach to swim. Fast...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled from Canton, NC to Dublin, VA via Interstate Hwys. Had reservations. Totally, pleasantly surprised at the park. Clean, well-kept, friendly staff, reasonable rates. Great campsites. However, amenities limited to water and electricity and no WIFI. Tent camping looked attractive. Clean bathrooms and showers. Wonderful...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picnic areas, boating, swimming, and a beach area. They have cars shows and craft shows at different times of the year. Very good place to visit.

Thank kmoxley09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the Blacksburg area for a day and just needed a one night place to stay in our RV. We found this state park online. Online reservations were easy. Check in was quick. Everyone was friendly and super helpful. The park is beautiful...More

Thank Jeanine D
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Came in after Labor Day. Reserved a site with water/electric. Roomy sites, fairly level, easy in and out. Had a back in site but they have pull troughs as well. Grounds are immaculate. Staff is great. Friendly and very helpful. Nice hiking trails, great water...More

2  Thank richinvermont
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

The state park has a beautiful beach with a life guard. There are cabins to rent, camping sites for both campers and tents. Kyak and boat rentals. Just a few miles from a Walmart. Trails to hike, pet friendly, Boat launch. We love this place....More

Thank Lori T
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Great place for family outing. Sandy beach area is my favorite! Beautiful lake with mountains in the background!

Thank Alexa R
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We did an overnight on our trip to Florida. This is by far the nicest state park we have ever stayed in. Check in was fast, easy and the staff member was very pleasant. Our campsite was easy to find, a pull through and fit...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We rented a 3 bedroom cabin for the week. The cabin was great as it was new, very clean, and well stocked except for the 1 towel per person for the week....so bring your own towels. The lake is clean with a fair amount of...More

Thank John C
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

We stayed on the lake - the state park was great place to hire paddle boards, pontoons, jet skis and tubes to ride on We had a great time and it was pretty reasonably priced Best of all the water was like a bath

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August 10, 2018|
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Response from Sue L | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they do pontoon boat rentals or not. I want to think they don't. Call and ask or search on the VSP web page for their park's details. You can get lots of information on activities and rules there. It is a... More
July 10, 2018|
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Response from RoanokerFan | Reviewed this property |
I think it is pet friendly since I believe dogs (unsure of other pets) are allowed in the camping area I looked at. I haven't taken our dogs there yet, but noticed it said dogs were allowed in that area.