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Hungry Mother State Park

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Address: Route 5, 2854 Park Blvd., Marion, VA 24354-0109
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We have camped here 4 different times and had consistent great experiences. There is plenty to do for those that enjoy boating, hiking, geocaching. The office has tons of games... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have camped here 4 different times and had consistent great experiences. There is plenty to do for those that enjoy boating, hiking, geocaching. The office has tons of games and books you can check out. Swimming, when open, is nice as well. CLEAN BATH HOUSE with large unisex single shower/ changing area at B loop, right on the river.

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Hungry Mother State Park, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoy camping at Hungry Mother State Park. I confess it is one of my favorites too. Thank you for taking the time to write a review to tout all of the things to do and the park's facilities. I hope we will see you back again soon. More 

Christiansburg, Virginia
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45 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are looking for getaways for the summer and found this gem. Office staff friendly and very helpful. Cabins all looked like places we would stay whether it was just us or with the grand and great grandkids. Nice size lake with all types of small boats available to rent. Looking forward to the visits through out... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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257 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Visited a dear old friend here, and had a wonderful time. The cabins were historic treasures, apparently from the Civilian Conservation Corps. It was quiet, the hiking was good, and it was a pleasant setting for all kinds of fun and merry making. It helped that we had mild weather in mid-January.

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Cordova, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stayed in a cabin at Hungry Mother during a holiday visit to family. While not extravagant,we prefer the cabins at the park over any hotel in Marion or Chilhowie. The cabins are spacious with separate kitchen, living and bedroom spaces.

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Barrie, Canada
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32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

On our return trip home, we had reservations at Hungry Mother State Park, site B16 for one night. Nice site by a creek (with hardly any water). Close to bathrooms and not so great showers. To get to our site, we had to go through some small roads...would not recommend to those who travel with 30+ travel trailers or RV's.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. Great for kids and adults alike. Make sure you have enough time to take it all in.

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VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Hungry Mother State Park, responded to this review

I am happy that you enjoyed Hungry Mother State Park. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share your experience with potential visitors. I hope you will be able to make it back for another visit soon. More 

Virginia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I fell in love with Hungry Mother State park the first time I went, I try to make it out there at least once a season. The park has something for everybody to enjoy; hiking, biking, camping, fishing, swimming, and boat rentals. They have trails for all different skill levels, my two favorites are Mollys Knob and The Lake Loop... More 

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed in a cabin at the park with our toddler. So much to do for all ages. Park staff friendly and helpful. The nature center/welcome center has a lot to offer as well. We will definitely come back!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Kayaked on the lake for a few hours. Husband then went mountain biking on Hungry Mother trails. Great state park.

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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I go here often for hiking purposes and the trails are well designed for multiple levels of difficulties. There are also multiple options for a great view ! The lake is gorgeous and with the leaves changing its amazing !!! Having a beach to walk on at the lake is also just very neat given being in the middle of... More 

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