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Hungry Mother State Park

Route 5, 2854 Park Blvd., Marion, VA 24354-0109
+1 540-781-7400
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Wonderful park in a beautiful setting with a nice quiet lake. Great cabins, Even an on-site... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2016
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Wonderful hiking trails

We always eat with our grandparents out at the hotel and conference center. There are great hiking... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2016
Angela H
Roanoke, Virginia
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Route 5, 2854 Park Blvd., Marion, VA 24354-0109
+1 540-781-7400
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

Wonderful park in a beautiful setting with a nice quiet lake. Great cabins, Even an on-site restaurant.

Thank cosmicjumper
Reviewed September 20, 2016

We always eat with our grandparents out at the hotel and conference center. There are great hiking trails and a water park for entertainment. Definitely a plan to visit in Virginia.

Thank Angela H
Reviewed September 7, 2016

I truly enjoy going to Hungry Mother State Park. The beach area is kept so neat and clean and the staff is so friendly. Prices are so reasonable from the parking fee to the fee to go out on the beach area. $4.00 for each...More

Thank luvthebanksBristolVa
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Hungry Mother State Park was one of six parks to open simultaneously in 1936, creating the Virginia State Parks system. This park has it all: kayaking, canoeing, paddleboats, hiking trails to stunning overlooks, a campground, conference center, picnic shelters, and amazing views around the lake....More

Thank JasonBarnette-SET
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful mountainous park. A lake with boat rentals and a sandy beach. A nice restaurant with gift shop on the lake. Cabins, camp sites, and RV spots. Hiking trails, visitors Center, Conference Hall, and lots of wilderness. All near the town of Marion,...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Hungry Mother is absolutely beautiful and peaceful, allowing you to have a relaxing and enjoyable time here with your loved ones. This was our first visit and we weren't disappointed! There are many great trails with pretty views, a decent sized sand beach for swimming...More

1  Thank Anna P
Reviewed August 24, 2016

As my first visit to a Virginia state park, I was really impressed. There is so much to do here: hiking, swimming, boating, paddle boarding. The landscape is beautiful, the trails are well maintained, the beach is clean. There are several different kinds of cabins....More

Thank virginiawriter
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Nice park, has a beach, boat rentals, both row and paddle boats, a campground and restaurant. Several shelters and trails. There is a hike to Molly's Knob and a Visitors Center.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed August 22, 2016

We were just stopping by on our way out of town after a weekend in Marion...what wonderful staff. They took the time to explain the park and facilities to us. Invited to look around and hoped we would come back to spend more time. Park...More

Thank lovethebeach82762
Reviewed August 3, 2016

My hubby and I stayed here for 2 (short) nights September 2015 in one of their cabins (109 I think??). After being there a couple of hours, we wish we could have stayed longer! The 1 bedroom cabin was just right for the 2 of...More

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September 11, 2017|
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Response from Shelley G | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I know of no bouldering/climbing spots in Hungry Mother State Park, sorry.
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Tina G | Reviewed this property |
Hungry Mother is our family's favorite year round. there are only a few site specific reserveable spots on B loop, which is right on stream. Shower stalls are awesome and easy to stay dry. There are tons of trails on site... More
April 2, 2017|
Response from FrankWhite1958 | Reviewed this property |
I think there were RV's in the camp site, but you should call the park first to make certain.