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Bear Creek Lake State Park

22 Bear Creek Lake Rd, Cumberland, VA 23040-2322
+1 804-492-4410
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Family get together

I grew up in bear creek lake area. Its was nice then but now it's a really Gd &clean park. It has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tusimfamily
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Cumberland, Virginia
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Nice park!

This is a very nice park. I went with a few friends and rented stand up paddleboards. They also... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Brianne J
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22 Bear Creek Lake Rd, Cumberland, VA 23040-2322
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up in bear creek lake area. Its was nice then but now it's a really Gd &clean park. It has bbq grills or bring ur own. Nice concession stand.

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice park. I went with a few friends and rented stand up paddleboards. They also rent kayaks, paddleboats and John boats for fishing on the lake. They have a nice, although small, beach area for swimming, and several good trails for...More

Thank Brianne J
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The trails are the best marked of any place I have visited. The swimming area was nice. We had the camping area pretty much to ourselves. Very well maintained park, and great staff. We will have to come back!

Thank Erin R
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My wife and I just returned from taking our 3 daughters tent camping at Bear Creek Lake State Park on the 3rd and 4th of July. First the good: Acorn Loop is amazing and has excellent lake views. Try to get site A11, it's awesome...More

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 23 June 2017

My wife, grandson and sister spent three days and two nights at this cozy, comfortable state park in Central Virginia. We booked cabin 4 at the last moment, and settled into our peaceful retreat. We walked/hiked, relaxed at the lakeside beach, and even cooked s'mores...More

Thank africaadv
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My husband, myself, and three friends just returned from our first camping trip to BCL., and are already planning a return trip! We rented three sites in the Acorn loop, and couldn't have been more pleased with the sites (although my hubby & I had...More

1  Thank TMC556
Reviewed 16 May 2017

we camped here with another couple on acorn loop # 16 & 17 perfect lake views and the trail is right there...........you can walk either way and go all the way around the lake about an hour and 1/2, gorgeous views, maybe see the bald...More

Thank jeannette y
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This park has beautiful hiking trails and a nice little lake front Beach. The park staff are very helpful and friendly as well.

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

My mom and I went just for the trails, and it was lovely. Be careful that you choose the correct trail map, because we grabbed one for the entire area, and it didn't cover the smaller trails around the park. We got a little lost....More

Thank Amber G
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The perfect lake for a family or friends getaway, there are nice cabins and a swimming beach in the summer months. This park was our first cabin stay at the Virginia State Parks, and being able to bring our dog with us made it very...More

2  Thank Shellie L
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flyingsails
22 April 2017|
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Response from flyingsails |
Yes, they are in fact allowed. We took out 3 dogs from 11-35lbs along with 3 people on a 14' rowboat. The rangers only wanted us to comply with the weight restriction for the entire boat.
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Tabitha H
15 January 2017|
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Response from VaStateParks | Property representative |
Swimming is only allowed at the beach.
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