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Twin Lakes State Park
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TWIN LAKES STATE PARK
TWIN LAKES STATE PARK
788 Twin Lakes Road
Green Bay, Virginia   23942
(lat:37.1756 lon:-78.2787) map location

Phone: 434-392-3435
In the heart of central Virginia, this 548-acre, historic park offers many cultural, environmental and recreational activities. Overnight accommodations include a 33-site campground and 11 climate-controlled cabins. Visitors enjoy swimming, fishing, hiking, boating and lakeside picnicking. The Cedar Crest Conference Center on Prince Edward Lake is available for weddings,family gatherings, retreats andbusiness meetings.
History of the Area
The land for Twin Lakes State Park was initially bought from struggling farmers by the federal government during the Great Depression. Two parks, Goodwin Lake Recreational Area and Prince Edward Lake were founded in 1939.In 1948, M. Conrad Martin was denied access to Staunton River State Park, and a subsequent lawsuit filed against the state led to the establishment of Prince Edward State Park as Virginias eighth state park in 1950. The two lake parks operated as racially segregated parks until the early 1960s. In 1976, the parks merged, and the site was renamed Twin Lakes State Park in 1986.
Cabins
Twin Lakes State Park is home to multiple cabin types and sizes, ranging from two-bedroom cabins to a six-bedroom lodge. Continue reading for more details regarding minimum stays, check-in procedures, things to note, and cabin details.
Camping
Open from the first Friday in March until the first Monday in December, the campground at Twin Lakes is comprised of 32 sites, ranging in size to accommodate anything from a tent to a 36 RV. Campground reservations are site-specific, meaning you reserve a particular site number when you make your reservation.
Lodge
Bowen Lodge, a waterfront cabin and the largest of the parks overnight facilities six bedrooms, can sleep up to 16, and features a large open-concept kitchen and dining area perfect for smaller events.



Picnicking
The park has two picnic shelters for rent. The rental period runs from 8 a.m. to dusk for the day. A daily parking fee is alsocharged per vehicle. Boat rental and boat trailer parking fees are additional charges. Here's a full list of park fees. Call 800-933-7275 to rent a shelter.

Shelter 1 accommodates up to 60 and offers a great view of Goodwin Lake. It's also near a playground. Additional seating is available around the shelter if vacant. This shelter has universally accessible parking and an adjacent walkway.

Shelter 2 is near the swimming area and accommodates up to 25. The rustic shelter is made from cedar trunks and beams. Additional seating is available around the shelter if vacant. If you need help getting to the shelter, please let park staff know when you arrive.

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Directions
Twin Lakes State Park is near Farmville, about an hour southwest of Richmond. To get there, take U.S. 360 West of Burkeville to Route 613 Indian Springs Rd.. Then go east on Route 629 Twin Lakes Rd..

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