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Westmoreland State Park

145 Cliff Rd, Colonial Beach, VA 22520-2074
+1 800-933-7275
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Truly a gorgeous park

Took the family and children here to hunt for sharks teeth. While we found a few small ones, after... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
James N
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Greeley, Colorado
via mobile
Potomac Retreat Center

We rented the Potomac Retreat Center for a week for our family of 11 people that included 7... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
By_His_Grace
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Richmond, VA, USA
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A state park that consists of rivefront beaches, hiking trails, and boat rentals over 1,300 acres.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shark teeth” (26 reviews)
“fossil beach” (40 reviews)
“potomac river” (22 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
145 Cliff Rd, Colonial Beach, VA 22520-2074
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+1 800-933-7275
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"shark teeth"
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"fossil beach"
in 40 reviews
"potomac river"
in 22 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 11 reviews
"kitchen utensils"
in 2 reviews
"day trip"
in 9 reviews
"stone fireplace"
in 2 reviews
"great pool"
in 2 reviews
"beach area"
in 5 reviews
"sea glass"
in 2 reviews
"nominal fee"
in 2 reviews
"tent sites"
in 4 reviews
"full kitchen"
in 2 reviews
"bald eagles"
in 5 reviews
"camp store"
in 4 reviews
"boat launch"
in 2 reviews
"low tide"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took the family and children here to hunt for sharks teeth. While we found a few small ones, after a lot of searching, this park's beach appears to be very well looked over already. The park itself those is gorgeous and has a lot to...More

Thank James N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented the Potomac Retreat Center for a week for our family of 11 people that included 7 grandchildren. We also had 4 others join us for the weekend. It is very nicely located on the bank of the Potomac, next to a large parking...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

This is a very nice park. Has a lot to do. Campgrounds look well maintained and spacious. Next time I'm in the area, I will camp here . There are a lot of hiking trails as well as the Potomac River and pool

Thank J W
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We are here for days with nine friends. Rented a very large home right on the water. Not a large park but lots to do here. Boating, swimming beach, cabins picnic area, hiking and playgrounds. Not a lot of hiking trail but enough to keep...More

Thank B W
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We took a day trip to Fossil Beach to search for shark Teeth. Most people we're not having any luck but we found two. It is a small beach, but nice. The hike to the beach was nice as well. A fun day.

Thank Dinah Y
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been going to Westmoreland every year in September. It’s nice a quiet and so peaceful. We love to fish, watch the Eagles, the Heron and the deer in the early evening. The cabins and park are nice and clean and...More

Thank Becky M
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

This state park is one of the best, in terms of things to do. There are numerous hiking trails, a beach, a large Olympic pool, concessions, canoe trips, cabins, and tent sites. As I recall, the canoe trip explored early Native American artifacts around other...More

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We love going here, year round. The playground is nice when the kids need to burn off energy and Warsaw town park is crowded. They offer swimmimg here in the summer, hiking, all that fun parky stuff. You do have to pay to come in...More

Thank Kendall R
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

My husband & I stayed in cabin 20 this past weekend, and used that as our “home base” for exploring the area. The park was absolutely beautiful as the trees were aglow with the colors of fall. The camp store was cozy and warm, and...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

When I am in the need for nature, I know that I come to this beautiful state park for peace and tranquility. The fossil beach is stunning and a great place to spend quality time with the family. There are also a wide variety of...More

1  Thank Hogweed
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TMC556
18 August 2017|
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Response from Claire M | Reviewed this property |
We were in cabin ten on our second visit. It was neat because it was one of the original log cabins built. The downside was that it did not have a screened porch. We scoped out other cabins, and think that maybe 23 and... More
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smithpamela8354
10 June 2017|
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Response from VaStateParks | Property representative |
Because the beach front area is so popular on major holiday weekends in the summer, we do not rent the shelter then. We could not guarantee that you or your guests will make it into the park that day. Sorry.
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