Tag Archives: State Park

Westmoreland State Park Review

Westmoreland State Park Review

Westmoreland State Park is a great campground on the Potomac River. It’s a nice place to enjoy a hike in the woods. You may even find a fossil shark tooth. Westmoreland State Park Overview Westmoreland State Park has been in operation since 1936 when Virginia opened its first six state parks at the same time. […]

First Landing State Park Review

First Landing State Park Review

First Landing State Park is a great park and campground on the beach in Virginia Beach, VA. It’s a great place to enjoy the woods and water. First Landing State Park Overview First Landing State Park is built on the site where the Jamestown Settlers first landed in North America before moving up the James […]

Chippokes Plantation State Park Review

Chippokes Plantation State Park Review

Chippokes Plantation State Park is set on a 400 year old working farm. Chippokes is a Virginia State Park with a nice campground and much to explore. Chippokes review posted on October 14, 2019 and updated on October 21, 2020. Chippokes Overview Established in 1619, Chippokes Plantation has been actively farmed for 400 years. Its […]

Belle Isle State Park Review

Belle Isle State Park Review

Belle Isle State Park is a great campground on the Rappahannock River. Bike, kayak or hike – it’s a great place to enjoy the woods and water & farm. Belle Isle State Park Overview Belle Isle State Park is built on the site of a Virginia plantation along the Rappahannock River. The park includes seven […]

Falls Lake Rolling View Campground Review

Falls Lake Rolling View Campground Review

Falls Lake Rolling View Campground is a nice wooded campground with good access to the Raleigh Durham area. Falls Lake Overview Falls Lake is a 12,000 acre man-made lake that serves as a drinking water reservoir for several communities in the Raleigh NC area. Falls Lake State Recreation Area is a collection of seven areas […]

Don Carter State Park Review

Don Carter State Park Review

Don Carter State Park is the newest Georgia State Park. At 1,316 acres, it packs a lot of great features into a relatively small space.  Don Carter State Park Opened on July 15, 2013, Don Carter State Park is the newest Georgia State Park and the only one located on Lake Lanier. It is near […]

Pocahantes State Park

Pocahantes State Park

We recently took a trip to Pocahantes State Park. Pochantes is near Richmond, VA. At almost 8,000 acres, it is the largest Virginia State Park. It is a very popular park as it is only about a two hour drive from anywhere in the Eastern part of Virginia. We arrived the weekend before Memorial weekend […]