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Best Hiking Trails in Westmoreland State Park
With a total of seven trails of varying difficulty, spread over six miles, Westmoreland State Park appeals to amateurs and seasoned hikers alike. Moreover, the trails offer exciting views of local flora and fauna, which people of all ages and interests find appealing.
Rock Spring Pond Trail
This easy-level paved trail is 1.3mi. long and features many activity options. However, the highlight of a hike here is the lovely view of the Rock Spring Pond at the end, where you can spend time soaking in the beauty before starting your return hike.
This is a must-visit trail while you are vacationing at Westmoreland State Park cabins. As the name suggests, the Beach Trail goes along the popular Fossil Beach, which is where visitors are often found hunting for ancient fossils. Try your luck, and you might discover a shark tooth or two. Beautiful and well-kept, this trail also offers sweeping views of the Potomac River.
Turkey Neck Trail
Often less crowded than the Beach Trail, a hike on this three-mile path will take you along a marshy section called Big Meadows, while also offering activity options and an opportunity to spot local wildlife.
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Best Family Activities in Westmoreland State Park
Westmoreland State Park hotels offer easy access to a number of family-friendly activities within the park. Splash around in the pool, spend a day on boat, or simply unwind at the beach while building sand castles.
With grills, shelters, restrooms, and picnic tables, the park's picnic area invites all guests to enjoy quality time with family. Since the picnic areas are located by the river, you get to enjoy a great view in the lap of nature while you feast and play games.
An Olympic-sized pool with a neighboring bathhouse makes this state park ideal for swimming and splashing around, for both adults and children. The pool is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Boating and fishing
The park offers a boat ramp and boathouse. Rental rowboats and paddleboats are available for a fun time for the entire family. You can try your hand at fishing from the pier, too.
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