Westmoreland State Park


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Westmoreland State Park


Location:6 miles northwest of Montross, just off State Route 3.
Facilities:133 campsites (42 with water and electric hookups), 4 group campsites, 26 cabins (2 @di), 5-bedroom lodge, bathhouse, picnic area, picnic shelters, snack bar, hiking trails, self-guiding trails, swimming pool (é), boat launch, boat rentals, fishing pier, visitor center, camp store, playground (é).
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, kayaking tours, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, most of the roads and trails found in the park were originally dug by hand. The park is minutes away from the birthplaces of George Washington and Robert E. Lee.
Address:1650 State Park Rd
Montross, VA 22520

Phone:804-493-8821
Web: www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/westmore.htm
Size: 1,299 acres.

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Governor Terry McAuliffe celebrated 80 years of Virginia State Parks and the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service today at Westmoreland State Park, one of the original six Virginia State Parks opened on this date in 1936.
Westmoreland State Park is listed on both the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register.
The water feature was restored with support from the Garden Club of the Northern Neck and the Friends of Westmoreland State Park, as well as a generous private contribution from former Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources Tayloe Murphy and his wife, Helen.

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