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A life of great memories!

I spent summers here with my family. A great place to make memories! The water is clear and cool... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carolyn W
Grove City, Ohio
Camping trip

The most awesome State Park in Virginia!! Pristine and beautiful. So much to do and so little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Visitors to this colorful state park will view rolling hills, birds and a beautiful lake.
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Route 629 N, Clifton Forge, VA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent summers here with my family. A great place to make memories! The water is clear and cool. Warms up in August. Camping is great, too!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most awesome State Park in Virginia!! Pristine and beautiful. So much to do and so little time. This park is a hikers paradise, as well as a campers paradise. I cannot say enough good things about Douthat.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I rented a rustic cabin for a week. It was perfect! Everything we needed was inside - it's historic and loaded with charm, not fancy but very comfortable with Ac heat and full kitchen. I saw complaints (city slickers) about the stone...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We stayed in one of the old CCC cabins at Douthat State Park. It was as amazing as any other Virginia State Park we have previously visited. Awesome trails, spillways from the dam, picnic areas, friendly & helpful staff and all around great experience. We...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed April 1, 2018

After reading how nice this park was we had to experience it ourselves. One of the original state parks, it's very well kept and has something for everyone. We had our travel trailer and had no difficulty finding a space in White Oak campground. There...More

Thank Yorkiemom19
Reviewed December 12, 2017

This was our first visit to Douthat State Park, and we enjoyed it a lot. We stayed in one of the cabins. It was very cozy and rustic. The bed was comfortable. The cabin included a fireplace, a small fully-stocked kitchen, bathroom, and an outdoor...More

1  Thank Valerie C
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

First let me say I would give the park a 4 or maybe a 5 by itself. I be enjoyed the views, some hiking, the restaurant and this trip decided to stay in a cabin for the weekend. We picked the cabin for its privacy...More

2  Thank klay36
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

The park is truly lovely. Everything is in good repair. The campsites are spaced out and fairly level. There is virtually no cell service and no wifi.

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

I see why this is a favorite. It is one of the original Virginia State Parks (a highly regarded and awarded system), but does not show its age. This was a day trip to walk trails and do a little geocaching, yet I am making...More

Thank Janine H
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Wow! This is the most breathtaking setting for an outdoor ceremony! There is a view of the mountain range, beach with a playground, and lake! Stunning! Bathrooms were accessible, tent worked great on the lawn, benches and a pulpit and stage already on the property...More

Thank Kristina K
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January 7, 2017|
Response from VaStateParks | Property representative |
Trip Advisor doesn't allow links in responses so you might want to visit our website, go to Douthat and then click under Park Trail Guide and choose facility guide. You can see how the cabins are spread out. While I won't... More
August 5, 2016|
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Response from WVhikers | Reviewed this property |
Nobody in our group had service, which made our stay even better. There is free wifi at the store though.
July 17, 2016|
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Yes you can bring your own equipment. No permit is needed that I am aware of . The same rules of the water apply as in any other area. Enjoy!! Beautiful place.