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Wilderness Road State Park

8051 Wilderness Rd, Ewing, VA 24248-8574
+1 276-445-3065
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Excellent film

So, this is a hard one to review. We were here before the season so there was no living history in... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
cheryl24x7
Step back into 1775 at this Park

At the May Raid at Martin's Station, you will see hundreds of historically accurate re-enactors... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
AnnMarie M
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Jonesville, Virginia
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8051 Wilderness Rd, Ewing, VA 24248-8574
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Reviewed April 7, 2017

So, this is a hard one to review. We were here before the season so there was no living history in the fort which is the main attraction. We knew this in advance. Nonetheless, we thought the film was excellent and the ranger was kind...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2016

At the May Raid at Martin's Station, you will see hundreds of historically accurate re-enactors bring to life the trek of ordinary people west to finally have a chance to own land. The fort was built just as the original one was, with NO power...More

Thank AnnMarie M
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

anybody coming down highway 58 needs to stop by this beautiful state park on the way to Cumberland gap! state of the art welcome center has a new museum bookstore and auditorium to enjoy!

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Wilderness Road State Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2016

I am so glad you enjoyed Wilderness Road State Park. Thank you so much for sharing your experience with a review.

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Reviewed April 18, 2016

Great park with lots of activities. Connected to the rail trail for hikers or bikers. Has pavilions for picnics or reunions. The fort is really cool and they have living history events.More

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Wilderness Road State Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2016

I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Wilderness Road State Park. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. If you have never been to the park for the Raid at Martin's Station, try to make it one year. This year it...More

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Reviewed October 26, 2015

We were travelling back from the Virginia Creeper Trial and stopped by for a rest and to see the fort. We were expecting to stay maybe 5 minutes and hit the road again, but we ended up staying for over an hour. It was a...More

Thank rucingok
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Reviewed October 17, 2015

This is a newer state park in VA, right off of US 58. It is an hour from Natural Tunnel State Park and 15 minutes from Cumberland Gap National Park. You could make a day out of seeing all three. The grounds are beautiful, especially...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2015

We visited the location as a part of an excursion to the Cumberland Gap in TN/KY. This park is approximately a 15 minute drive from the Cumberland Gap National Park. The State Park system of VA is to be congratulated on a very successful effort...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

It doesn't look like much as you drive by, but trust me it's worth the visit. Take time to watch the short movie in the visitors center before driving around back to visit the fort. There are reinactors there seasonally from 10-5pm. A black smith...More

1  Thank Jason C
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Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

My four friends and I were exploring the Daniel Boone trail markers and we were very glad that we made a stop here before we proceeded with our trip. The customer service lady known as Donna was very warm and informative, she informed us about...More

1  Thank Malika O
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Reviewed June 17, 2015

The ranger that was there, Donna Long, had a lot of experience since she had been working there since 1999. She told us the cool things to look at around the place. There was a lot of candies and snacks to buy and there were...More

2  Thank Guerds J
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