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Twin Lakes State Park


Get away from the stresses of life and travel to Twin Lakes State Park in Virginia’s Piedmont region for some great RV camping. A perfect getaway in the woods, this 48-acre historic park with Goodwin Lake and Prince Edward Lake is an experience not to miss. The intimate setting of two lakes provides adventure enthusiasts with options during their stay. Camp overnight at one of the 33 single-family RV campsites with water and electrical hookups. Families will enjoy the great beach and being on the water in a canoe during the summer months.

The Cedar Crest Conference Center on Prince Edward Lake is a popular place for retreats, family reunions, weddings, and groups of all sizes. Hike the green and lush, well-marked trails and admire the wildlife. This immaculate park will be a perfect place to park your RV and enjoy a tranquil getaway. This is an excellent place for stargazing and to catch your breath from the busyness of life. RV visitors have praised the camp staff as they are always willing to help with any questions that you have during your stay. From lakeside picnicking to fishing, get out here and relax in the Virginia Commonwealth - what are you waiting for?

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Enjoy driving your RV and head out for your next camping trip to Twin Lakes State Park! One of the few parks located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, this camping site is off the beaten path and perfect for a scenic drive. Only a short drive from Farmville, VA and Longwood University, this popular camping site is an hour drive southwest from Richmond and approximately a three-hour drive from the Northern Virginia area and Tidewater/Norfolk/Virginia Beach. Travel Tip. When you enter the state park into your GPS, make sure that you are traveling to Twin Lakes State Park in Virginia and not the Twin Lakes State Park in Michigan.


A perfect place for all seasons, set-up your camping equipment and get ready to have a great time at Twin Lakes State Park. There are two sections to the RV campsites. Half are reservation-only and the rest are available on a first-come, first-served basis. It is important to know your number when you check-in at the park. Additionally, not all sites are created equal. Some camping sites can accommodate medium-sized RVs while small RVs are best in others. Connect with the main office before park your RV. Travel Tip - you may want to consider bringing leveling blocks if you are staying at the campsite.

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Twin Lakes State Park Campground

Have double the fun by bringing your RV to Twin Lakes! Get outside and enjoy one of the 33 sites at Twin Lakes State Park. Off the beaten path, this campground is nestled between the two lakes with the campsites closer to Goodwin Lake. A mixture of pull-through and back-in sites, each site does provide electricity. Note that half of the camping sites do require a reservation in advance. The site is great for the small to medium sized RVs and leveling blocks might be helpful during your stay.

A great place to make new friends as sites are near each other. The campsite grounds does provide campers drinking water, flush toilets, showers, and a sanitation dump station. Visitors note that you may need to drive between lakes as Prince Edward Lake is designated for swimming and the other is for cabins and the Cedar Crest Conference Center. Bring your boat as the park does offer boat ramps and boat rentals. A perfect place to gaze at the stars, reel-in your dinner while fishing and enjoy your catch over an open fire at your campsite. An amazing camping experience for all - beginners and moderates- you’ll find that staying at Twin Lake State Park is a breeze.

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Twin Lakes State Park Campground

Decided to take a last minute getaway? Consider Twin Lakes State Park as half of the sites at the campground are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Archery Range & Archery 101

Hit your target while staying at the state park by shooting at the park’s Archery Rage. If you are new to archery, you can participate in Archery 101. The class is available year-round, giving you a chance to learn range safety, technique, and accuracy - perfect for team building or for improving your accuracy skills. Introduce your children to the world of bow sports by having them participate in the park’s Junior Ranger Archery Academy. To sign-up, contact the park’s main office.

Fall for Twin Lakes Festival

Come out in the fall and enjoy family fun and activities with the background of the beautiful fall colors. Decorate your RV and participate in the best-decorated campsite contest before welcoming area trick-or-treaters. The contest champion takes home a gift card from Virginia State Parks. For those who want a scarier experience, check out Haunting on the Lake. A half-mile walk of horror in the forest of Prince Edward-Gallion during the evening hours. Make plans to ride on the hayrides, let the kids take turns in the bounce house or play in the corn play pit - there is so much to enjoy!

Earth Day

Mother Nature never takes a break and Twin Lakes State Park celebrates her hard work on this annual day in April. Transform materials into something greater during the parks’ Upcycling event. With activities to learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle, it’s a great opportunity to collectively create a more environmentally sustainable community. Don’t miss this great event with the common goal of making our planet a little better and conserving our state parks for future generations.


Winter Craft Series

Spend your Saturdays together as a family by creating art with your own hands during the park’s Winter Craft Series. During the winter weekends, RV visitors are invited to participate in a variety of activities to learn and enjoy the nature that surrounds you. From making an all-natural bird feeder to sun catchers, these events are at no extra charge and a great opportunity to educate the next generation about the importance of nature.


On a clear, crisp night, grab a blanket and enjoy the best free visual show Mother Nature has to offer. The location of the park provides views of skies free of light pollution that is perfect for seeing your favorite constellations. Take a moment to relax as you are surrounded by the beauty and inspiration of thousands of twinkling stars while viewing the night sky. Seize the opportunity to celebrate the night and don’t forget your telescope!

State Park Educational Program

A meaningful and powerful way of involving students of all ages to learn more about their surroundings and the importance of nature preservation, these programs are ones you won't want to miss. Offered each month, activities promote critical thinking and enable participants to investigate, research and learn more about the habitats and wildlife of Twin Lakes State Park. From nature hikes, canoe trips, campfire programs, and children’s programs, there is something for everyone during their RV visit here.