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Douthat State Park

Route 629 N, Clifton Forge, VA
+1 540-862-8100
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Wedding venue

Wow! This is the most breathtaking setting for an outdoor ceremony! There is a view of the mountain... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kristina K
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
via mobile
Virginia Treasure

This was our first trip to Douthat State Park and we're glad we finally made it. We were amazed at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Smithfield, VA
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Visitors to this colorful state park will view rolling hills, birds and a beautiful lake.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hiking trails” (19 reviews)
“white oak” (13 reviews)
“small lake” (5 reviews)
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Route 629 N, Clifton Forge, VA
+1 540-862-8100
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Douthat State Park and we're glad we finally made it. We were amazed at just how much there is to do in this park. Fortunately all we wanted to do was go for a short hike, so the shoulder...More

Thank 73Duck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I sited just briefly this trip but the restaurant was not open at in this shoulder season but check on weekends. Great little store, lots of cabins, water craft rentals, treed trails and winding holly roads. Beautiful views of a large lake. Spectacular views of...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

September 25-27, 2017. We found our way to the registration area with no trouble and checked in. We were told that there’s no TV. OK, we knew that. We brought our own entertainment (laptop and tablet). And there’s no WI-FI. OK, we knew that, but,...More

Thank Reine D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I grew up driving right past this place my whole life! They have cabins and camping, and the water and woods and green spaces are totally indicative of this area. If you don't have a family piece of land in this area, take this up...More

Thank UVAJD99
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We stayed in the lakeside tent area and it was perfect. The vibe is very relaxed and family friendly. There is literally no bad spot - every site has a perfect view of the lake. But if I had to pick, I would choose to...More

Thank Holly D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We stayed here for 3 days to start off our road trip, and it was lovely. Nice spacious campsite, with a stream behind us. Peaceful, and beautiful. Friendly and helpful staff at the campground. The lake was clean and refreshing, not too crowded for a...More

Thank Marc H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We love going to Douthat State Park. We went in July 2017 with out niece and nephew and had a wonderful time. We like to stay in the White Oak section as it has so much shade for summer to beat the heat. The newer...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The campgrounds are spacious and clean. Our kids took advantage of the junior ranger program in which they learned a lot about the are and nature. The swimming area was fun because the water was clean and they had a floating dock that the kids...More

Thank filthymartini
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We spent the week of July 23-30, 2017 at Douthat S.P. in cabin 17. We had a great time. The weather was good. We had rain one day out of the seven. I was able to go hiking on the well kept trails, we read...More

Thank Chip T
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7 January 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
6 August 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.
18 July 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
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.