Hungry Mother State Park

2854 Park Blvd.
Marion, VA 24354- Map It
Phone: (276) 781-7400

AAA Editor Notes

Hungry Mother State Park is 4 mi. n. on SR 16. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) began work on this state park and five others in 1933. Opening ceremonies for the six-park Virginia State Park System were held on June 13, 1936, at Hungry Mother. Displays about the CCC are on-site. The 3,334-acre park includes 12 miles of hiking trails; bicycling, swimming, fishing, canoeing and kayaking also can be enjoyed. Interpretive programs and food are available seasonally. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
$3 (per private vehicle Mon.-Fri.); $4 (per private vehicle Sat.-Sun.).
Hours: Daily 8-dusk. Allow 1 hour minimum.