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Staunton River State Park

1170 Staunton Trl, Scottsburg, VA 24589-3172
+1 434-572-4623
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We spent 3 nights here with our dog in Cabin #3, built in the 30’s by the CCC. A one-bedroom cabin... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
DONNAandJANET
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Chesterfield, Virginia
Nice Park with Beautiful Natural and Interesting Cultural Features

This Park is a great hiking destination in winter and likely a good location for boating, swimming... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
S W
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1170 Staunton Trl, Scottsburg, VA 24589-3172
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We spent 3 nights here with our dog in Cabin #3, built in the 30’s by the CCC. A one-bedroom cabin, a powerful shower, an adequate kitchen and a nice-sized living room with a beautiful stone fireplace.The original stone back porch was under cover but...More

2  Thank DONNAandJANET
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

This Park is a great hiking destination in winter and likely a good location for boating, swimming and camping in warmer weather. Trails and cabins are well-maintained, the setting on two rivers and a reservoir is spectacular and most areas are very dog-friendly (on leash)....More

Thank S W
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Staunton River State Park is clean, well kept, well staffed and located in a beautiful rural setting. If you like being near the water, hiking, biking or if you like stargazing, this is a fantastic park. The Staunton River Star Party, held in March and...More

Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

State park with large open area for night sky viewing. Camp ground is not very large, so make reaservations and/or call. Just a few large RV capable sites, but more less than 30ft sites, and tent sites also. Clean and quiet at night. Has a...More

2  Thank Wes L
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

One of the cleanest, most beautiful parks I've been too. The camp host and employees are awesome. We saw countless stars and deer. Swam in the pool and ate at the river. Even the teens were happy !

2  Thank Christine L
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

I took my girls camping here because we wanted to go somewhere different. I was so surprised to discover that the Visitor Center loans out telescopes sponsored by Astronomy Without Borders for free! My girls and I got to see the rings of Saturn, the...More

4  Thank JanelleAn
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

In all these years, my family had never been to Staunton River State Park, and it was only 45 minutes from where we live! One of my daughter's school friends had a birthday picnic here and everyone had a blast. There were at least 4-5...More

Thank Holly P
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

This park is very clean and I am very excited to rent a cabin there later in the year. I would feel totally safe staying there. The people are very friendly and the Park Staff are very helpful & friendly.

1  Thank marymM1256GW
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

What an awesome place!! We stayed there from Saturday til Thursday and had the place to ourselves after Monday!! The rangers and all the staff were SUPER NICE and willing to help with whatever we needed. Stalls were nice. Water and electric at every side....More

1  Thank Blountjh
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is a great place, listed as an International Dark Sky Location, for star gazing and night sky photography. They have some big telescopes, where I was able to see the moon and its craters clearly, as well as some of the cloud bands on...More

4  Thank Debbie64759
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Casbes
18 September 2017|
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Response from Christine L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very good coverage. I have Verizon and my daughter has Straight talk. My son in law has AT&T and we all had no issues with service
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Response from Rzimmeriii | Reviewed this property |
I fished on the Dan River side at the boat ramp just past the boat storage. THere is also a place to fish at the picnic area on the Staunton River side but when I was there nobody was catching much on that side. Shad seems... More
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