Introduction to Virginia state parks

Some generalities about Virginia state parks, known for trails, mountains, etc, then list them out.

watching the lake by the water at Douthat State Park Douthat State Park

Park Address: 14239 Douthat State Park Rd, Millboro, VA 24460

Park Description: Douthat State Park is a state park located in the Allegheny Mountains in Virginia.

walking through the creek at Shenandoah River State Park

Shenandoah River State Park

Park Address: 350 Daughter of Stars Dr, Bentonville, VA 22610

Park Description: The park was established in 1994, and covers 1,619 acres along the South Fork Shenandoah River.

Shenandoah River State Park Visitors Guide

walking through Staunton River State Park

Staunton River State Park

Park Address: 1170 Staunton Trail, Scottsburg, VA 24589

Park Description: The park is named for the Staunton River, which forms part of its boundary.  

Staunton River State Park Visitors Guide

rocvk and tunnel at Natural Tunnel State Park

Natural Tunnel State Park

Park Address: 1420 Natural Tunnel Pkwy, Duffield, VA 24244

Park Description: Natural Tunnel State Park is a Virginia state park, centered on the Natural Tunnel, a massive naturally formed cave that is so large it is used as a railroad tunnel.

Natural Tunnel State Park Visitors Guide 

sunset at Grayson Highlands State Park

Grayson Highlands State Park

Park Address: Grayson Highland Ln, Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363

Park Description: The park was established in 1965 and contains a total of 4,502 acres

Grayson Highlands State Park Visitors Guide 

helicopter view of the Breaks Interstate Park

Breaks Interstate Park

Park Address: 627 Commission Cir, Breaks, VA 24607

Park Description:  The canyon was formed by the Russell Fork river through millions of years of erosion

Breaks Interstate Park Visitors Guide

sandy beach at First Landing State Park

First Landing State Park

Park Address: 2500 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Park Description: The park includes cabins, areas for camping, fishing, and swimming, a public beach, and over 19 miles (31 km) of trails for hiking and biking.

First Landing State Park Visitors Guide

walking under a rock bridge at Natural Bridge State Park

Natural Bridge State Park 

Park Address: 6477 S Lee Hwy, Natural Bridge, VA 24578

Park Description: Natural Bridge is a geological formation in Rockbridge County, Virginia, comprising a 215-foot-high natural arch with a span of 90 feet.

Natural Bridge State Park Visitors Guide