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Stargazing And More on Vacation At Staunton River State Park

There is much to do at Staunton River State Park, located in the heart of Virginia. Cabins and an on-site campground are one way to experience this park, one of the state's first, while nearby Staunton River State Park hotels offer a comfortable respite after a day of hiking, swimming, and fishing, and evening stargazing.

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Best Hiking Trails In Staunton River State Park

Be sure to pick up a full trail map to make your choice from Staunton River State Park's 17mi. of loop trails and connecting hikes. With a range of trails to suit all abilities, and many close to other recreation facilities, a good day out is guaranteed.

  • Tutelo Trail

    This is an easy and enjoyable 0.12mi. hike that is conveniently located near the park's swimming pool, gift shop, and visitor center.

  • Edmunds Loop Trail

    Ideal for equestrians visiting Staunton River State Park, this moderate trail passes by the equestrian campground. A 3.7mi. loop trail welcomes hikers and bikers alongside horse riders.

  • River Bank Trail

    Staying at one of the Staunton River State Park cabins? Then consider challenging yourself to the River Bank trail during your vacation. This 8.5mi. moderate trail passes by the cabins area, which has great views of Buggs Island Lake, and has convenient stop-off points at the play area, picnic areas, and other amenities.

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Best Family Activities In Staunton River State Park

Staunton River is a state park well-equipped for outdoor recreation. There are woodlands, meadows, and a shoreline to explore, hiking trails of varying lengths and difficulty, and at night, ample stargazing opportunities in this dark sky park.

  • Stargazing

    Don't miss the opportunity to learn more about astronomy, in an International Dark Sky Park. Guided observation sessions are available throughout the summer, or you can rent a telescope, lenses, and a star map and head out for self-guided stargazing.

  • Outdoor sports

    Your family can get active and try both familiar and new activities while visiting Staunton River State Park. Horseshoe pits, volleyball and tennis courts, a disc golf course, and equipment rentals are all available.

  • Swimming

    This state park has an Olympic-sized pool with a waterslide, as well as a wading pool and Pollywog Pond, with water toys and a slide for the little ones. If you book a stay in the campground or Staunton River State Park cabins, then swimming is free in-season.

  • Park events

    Check with park rangers or the state park website for details of the events program. Family-friendly events include campfire cooking, canoeing basics, and a campground scavenger hunt.

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