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This is one of our favorite spots to go visit. Weve walked the old railroad bed more than a dozen times & gave even took our bicycles a time or two. Such a nice little park and absolutely beautiful during the fall when the leaves...More
My children LOVED this state park in Virginia that we found very close to Cumberland Gap. We spent the day here having a picnic (very nice picnic areas with SHADE) and playing on the playground (nice playground for the kids). The highlight of the trip...More
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
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
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
Date of experience: April 2016
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Wilderness Road State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 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
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
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
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