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Hungry Mother State Park

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Address: Route 5, 2854 Park Blvd., Marion, VA 24354-0109
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Nice state park with cabins

This is a nice quiet state park. We like the cabins and the fact that you can get a pet friendly cabin. Cabins are basic but clean and have comfortable beds, clean bathroom and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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chas. wv
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice quiet state park. We like the cabins and the fact that you can get a pet friendly cabin. Cabins are basic but clean and have comfortable beds, clean bathroom and kitchen. Lots to do in this area.

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Hungry Mother State Park, responded to this review

I am so happy you enjoyed your cabin stay at Hungry Mother State Park. Thank you for taking the time to write a review so that potential visitors can benefit from your experience. I hope you will be back to stay with us again. More 

Marion, VA USA
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is located just seven or so miles from my house. Although I have traveled all over the world, I still find Hungry Mother to be one of my favorite spots to go and relax. There is so many things to do and enjoy. During the summer months they have live music in the gazebo every Friday night. They... More 

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Hungry Mother State Park, responded to this review

Marion is a great town and one of the reasons I love going to Hungry Mother State Park in addition to how much I love the park too. Thank you for sharing what you like about the park for potential visitors. If you ever see something that needs our attention, please let us know. More 

North Carolina
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241 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I drove two hours yesterday to enjoy a lake side picnic at HMSP. During the week, and esp on a cloudy day, there are very few people in the park. So plenty of spots to choose from to sit, eat and watch the ducks. We hiked about 3 miles along the lake and dam. Even saw an... More 

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Marion
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another beautiful spot tucked away in SWVA. I highly recommend coming by and taking some hikes around the lake. If you are a road biker, I would recommend you absolutely come visit the park! You can see some amazing routes by going to the parks Triathlon event page at mountaindo-triathlon.com

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Hungry Mother State Park, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your visit to Hungry Mother State Park. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. This year we are starting an Adventure Race series of all our Virginia State Park triathlons so you might want to check it out on our website. More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We have camped here 4 different times and had consistent great experiences. There is plenty to do for those that enjoy boating, hiking, geocaching. The office has tons of games and books you can check out. Swimming, when open, is nice as well. CLEAN BATH HOUSE with large unisex single shower/ changing area at B loop, right on the river.

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Hungry Mother State Park, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoy camping at Hungry Mother State Park. I confess it is one of my favorites too. Thank you for taking the time to write a review to tout all of the things to do and the park's facilities. I hope we will see you back again soon. More 

Christiansburg, Virginia
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50 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are looking for getaways for the summer and found this gem. Office staff friendly and very helpful. Cabins all looked like places we would stay whether it was just us or with the grand and great grandkids. Nice size lake with all types of small boats available to rent. Looking forward to the visits through out... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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265 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Visited a dear old friend here, and had a wonderful time. The cabins were historic treasures, apparently from the Civilian Conservation Corps. It was quiet, the hiking was good, and it was a pleasant setting for all kinds of fun and merry making. It helped that we had mild weather in mid-January.

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Cordova, Maryland
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126 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stayed in a cabin at Hungry Mother during a holiday visit to family. While not extravagant,we prefer the cabins at the park over any hotel in Marion or Chilhowie. The cabins are spacious with separate kitchen, living and bedroom spaces.

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Barrie, Canada
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32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

On our return trip home, we had reservations at Hungry Mother State Park, site B16 for one night. Nice site by a creek (with hardly any water). Close to bathrooms and not so great showers. To get to our site, we had to go through some small roads...would not recommend to those who travel with 30+ travel trailers or RV's.

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. Great for kids and adults alike. Make sure you have enough time to take it all in.

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Hungry Mother State Park, responded to this review

I am happy that you enjoyed Hungry Mother State Park. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share your experience with potential visitors. I hope you will be able to make it back for another visit soon. More 

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