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WESTMORELAND STATE PARK, VA

Photo: WESTMORELAND STATE PARK
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
 

Description

Westmoreland State Park offers cabins year round and reservations are required. We recommend you read about specific cabin amenities and/or camping amenities online at www.virginiastateparks.gov. Both cabin and camping reservations may be made online or by calling the Virginia State Parks Reservation Center 1-800-933-7275 9am-5pm ET Mon-Fri; closed weekends and all state holidays. Westmoreland offers Camping from March 1 to the first Monday in December annually. A reservation guarantees you a site of the type reserved in the campground, but not for a specific site or campground. The park assigns sites upon arrival to best meet the needs of the campers and their equipment. The Park also offers 3 buddy sites & a large group tent area that can be reserved. The park will make every effort to accommodate campers wishing to be located on adjacent individual sites; however if more than 2 sites are involved we recommend reserving a buddy or the group tent site; it is also critical that the group arrive together if possible. Campsites have either fire ring grills or box grills, all of which allow campfires. Firewood is available for a small fee; starter logs are available at camp store. Camp store: camping and picnic supplies and gift items are available. Two vehicles per campsite; extras must park in parking lot and pay parking fee. Guests visiting campers must pay the standard daily parking fee and park in the proper parking lot. Also guests must leave the park by 10 p.m. Accepts outlets for 20 and 30 amp current. Bathhouse with hot and cold showers. Laundry facilities available in Campground A bathhouse. Tents must fit on the 20 x 20 tent pads in Campgrounds A,B,C. For more information, please see: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/wes.shtml#camping.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Rental
  • Cabins
  • Camp Store
  • Camping
  • Camping Cabin
  • Comfort Station
  • Conference Center
  • Dump Station
  • Family Lodge
  • Fishing - Saltwater
  • Gift/Souvenir Shop
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking Trail
  • Information Center
  • Motorboats Permitted
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Programs
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms
  • River
  • Showers
  • Snack Bar
  • Swimming - Pool
Alerts and Important Information

There is a per night per pet fee for cats and dogs in all cabins and lodges (pets are not allowed in the Kiptopeke yurt). Customers making reservations via the web are responsible for visiting the park office to pay all applicable pet fees. Customers may also call the reservation center at 800-933-7275 to pay the pet fees in advance.

Notice for Campers:

LEAVE YOUR FIREWOOD AT HOME!!

One of the most important things we can do to protect Virginia's trees and forest diversity is stop moving firewood. New infestations of tree-killing insects and diseases are often first found in campgrounds and parks. Why? Because people have accidently spread invasive species when they brought firewood along with them. In Virginia, there are numerous counties under quarantines, issued by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, due to an invasive insect pest or disease. These quarantines restrict the movement of firewood or wood by products from certain tree species. Moving firewood in violation of a quarantine is a class 1 misdemeanor and upon conviction, you could be subject to; confinement in jail for up to twelve months and a fine of $2,500.00 or both. For more information on areas under quarantine, go to http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/news/releases-a/062212eabexpand.shtml

PLAY IT SAFE - LEAVE YOUR FIREWOOD AT HOME!!

Getting There:

Facing the Potomac River, the park is six miles northwest of Montross and just off Route 3. From Fredericksburg (I-95), take Rt. 3 east, go about 40 miles to the park's entrance, turning left onto Rt. 347. From Tappahannock, take U.S. 360 East to Warsaw. Turn left onto Rt. 3 west at the second stop light. Stay on this road until about six miles past Montross. Turn right into the park's entrance on Rt. 347. From Richmond, take U.S. 360 East, then follow Tappahannock directions. From Tidewater, take 17 north to Tappahannock. At the second light, past Lowrey's Restaurant, turn right onto 360 east, then follow Tappahannock directions. Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross, Va. 22520-9717; Phone: (804) 493-8821

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

WESTMORELAND STATE PARK
1650 STATE PARK ROAD
MONTROSS VA 22520-9717

Phone Number:

Information: (804)493-8821

Special Events:

    The events listed here are not intended to be an all inclusive list. Please contact the park for further details.

  • During this time of the year, open fires are only permitted between the hours of 4 P.M. and midnight. from Feb 15 2011 to Apr 30 2011
  • New Pool hours - Monday through Friday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Weekend: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Aug 20 2012 to Sep 03 2012