Bear Creek Lake State Park

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Park Rule: On Leash
Restroom: Yes
Park Size: Large
Small Dog Area: No
Fee: None
Description
Bear Creek Lake State Park is a recreational area and campground in Cumberland, Virginia. Housed on 329 acres of property with an on-premise lake of 40 acres, Bear Creek Lake State Park provides Fido and his family the ideal vacation getaway. This beautiful state park is found within the 16,000 acre Cumberland State Forest and is located but one short hour from downtown Richmond. 

Dogs are welcome to join their owners throughout the property but must remain on a leash. There is no designated dog play area nor are there are any amenities for dogs on the premises. Owners should ensure they have drinking water and poop bags with them. Bathrooms with showers are housed on the grounds for public use. 

Bear Creek Lake State Park is a private recreational space and camping facility. Access to the premises is fee-based. A $5 fee provides entrance to the park for one day. Campsites and cabins are available for rental by reservation only, and an additional fee is applicable though it is not known what the associated costs are. Bear Creek Lake State Park offers many outdoor opportunities for families to enjoy. 

Among the on-site activities are boating, swimming, camping, picnicking, archery, horseback riding, biking, and fishing. The 14 mile Cumberland Multi-Use Trail provides the ideal backdrop for outdoor enthusiasts. It is important to note that the park itself has very limited cell service, but the Wifi is strong and plentiful at the campground. For those looking to enjoy some water sports, rentals are available at a concession stand for an additional cost. 

Also on the premises is a playground for kids to enjoy. Bear Creek Lake State Park earns high marks from visitors for its pristine cleanliness and serene atmosphere, making it conducive to relaxation. In support of Virginia state laws, this park requires all visiting dogs to be current on immunizations. A city dog license is also mandatory. For a great weekend getaway, why not plan a trip to Bear Creek Lake State Park?

Address
22 Bear Creek Lake Road
Cumberland, VA 23040
Hours
Mon 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Tue 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Wed 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Thu 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Fri 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Sat 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Sun 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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Address
22 Bear Creek Lake Road
Cumberland, VA 23040
Hours
Mon 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Tue 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Wed 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Thu 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Fri 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Sat 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Sun 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM