Twin Lakes State Park RV & Campground Guide

Virginia

Twin Lakes sits in the central part of Virginia, providing many cultural and lakefront activities for RV vacationers, water enthusiasts, and outdoorsmen. The land was purchased from struggling farmers during the Great Depression by the federal government; it eventually became two parks — Goodwin Lake Recreational Area and Prince Edward Lake — in 1939. The two lake parks merged in 1976, and then about 10 years later, the area was renamed Twin Lakes State Park. This 548-acre historic park now has two beautiful lakes, a hardwood forest, and plenty of acres to explore. The beach area has an environmental education center where visitors can learn and be part of its hands-on nature program. Three cities nearby are Green Bay, Crewe, and Farmville, Virginia. 

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Spring 31-80 F
Summer 58-88 F
Fall 32-84 F
Winter 26-55 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Twin Lakes State Park

There is a wide range of campgrounds in and around Twin Lakes State Park, providing you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural exquisiteness of the woodland forest and beautiful lakes. If you like the rustic feel of camping but staying in a tent is not appealing to you, consider renting an RV so that you won't have to sacrifice your comfort. RVshare is always ready and willing to help assist you with your RV wants and needs.

Amelia Family Campground

Amelia Family Campground features 80 large wooded campsites with some offering water, electric, and sewer hookup options. This pet-friendly campground offers a pet run area, a fishing pond, and a swimming pool for those hot summer days. All sites are near hot showers, restrooms, a laundry facility, and a camp store. Amenities included are a dump station, a playground, and an outdoor recreation area.

Cozy Acres Campground

Cozy Acres Campground features pull-through campsites with full hookup access that fits your RV size, including big rig waterfront sites with a patio. The camp has beach volleyball, horseshoe pits, a large indoor clubhouse, hiking trails, and a game room. There is also a fenced kiddie pool area and swimming pool for the whole family. The campground has a dump station, propane refill service, and a camper repair service; plus, there are indoor and outdoor RV storage opportunities.

Paradise Lake Family Campground

The Paradise Lake Family Campground features both full and partial hookup sites near restrooms and showers. The lake is equipped with a boat dock for recreational boating or fishing and a designated swimming area with a sandy beach. A gate code is necessary after hours to enter the campground.

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What to Do at
Twin Lakes State Park

Inside Twin Lakes State Park

Twin Lakes State Park offers six miles of hiking trails that take you through the forest and along the lakes. There is also an eight-mile, point-to-point multi-use trail adjacent to Prince Edward-Gallion State Forest that is open to horseback riders, bikers, and hikers. The state park's lakes are ideal for catching channel catfish, largemouth bass, crappie, and sunfish. Goodwin Lake offers a designated swimming area for unguarded swimming opportunities year-round. Other activities visitors enjoy inside the park are camping, picnicking, skiing, and ice skating. 

Outside Twin Lakes State Park

When you're ready to have a change of scenery, you'll find many restaurants and local shops with grocery items, collectibles, fishing and camping gear, and amazing souvenirs in the nearby cities. There are many breathtaking sights, cultural arts, museums, and a beautiful garden to see and explore. The Sailor's Creek Battlefield is only about 13 miles away, providing history from the late 1800s and so much more. 

Restaurants

New China

New China serves real authentic Chinese cuisines with fresh meats, vegetables, spices, soups, and more.

Type: Chinese

Location: 1404 West Virginia Avenue, Crewe, VA 23930

Mimmo's Italian Restaurant

Kick back and enjoy your favorite pasta dishes at Mimmo's Italian Restaurant. Top your meal off with a glass of chardonnay, Chianti, or pinot noir.

Type: Italian

Location: 519 Second Street, Burkeville, VA 23922

Charley’s Waterfront Café & Wine Bar

Choose from white, red, and dessert wines at Charley’s Waterfront Café & Wine Bar. The café serves sandwiches, delicious entrees, and mouth-watering desserts. On Friday nights, live music is played from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Type: American

Location: 201 Mill Street #B, Farmville, VA 23901

Macado’s

Macado’s is known for its assorted atmosphere of cartoon, antique, and local wistful décor. The restaurant serves a wide variety of hearty yet reasonably priced entrees, subs, and sandwiches.

Type: American

Location: 200 East Third Street, Farmville, VA 23901

Pino’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Pino’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria serves authentic Italian meals, salads, burgers, and pizza. The pizzeria makes all of its sauces and pizza dough.

Type: Italian, Pizzeria

Location: 404 South Main Street, Farmville, VA 23901

Shopping

Sleeping Bee

The Sleeping Bee is in the Farmville’s Historic Downtown District. It's a great place to buy personal accessories, home décor, and distinctive gifts for every occasion.

Location: 301 North Main Street, Farmville, VA 23901

Walmart Supercenter

Walmart Supercenter is a short drivable distance from the state park and is the ideal place to restock your RVs refrigerator. You can also get your eyes checked at the vision center or refill a prescription at the pharmacy. Other things you can buy here are fishing gear, camping supplies, toys, and clothing for the whole family.

Location: 1800 Peery Drive, Farmville, VA 23901

Dollar General

Dollar General offers household, beauty, and personal care supplies at a discounted price. You can also find baby products, snacks, drinks, and toys at this store.

Location: 8255 Patrick Henry Highway, Green Bay, VA 23942

Belk

Belk is a department store chain with stores in 16 states, and it is the ideal place to buy an outfit for a special evening out. They have clothing for kids, women, juniors, and men. You can also find accessories to match and enhance your new outfit.

Location: 1506 South Main Street, Farmville, VA 23901

Hibbett Sports

Hibbett Sports sells top brand names like Nike, Adidas, and New Balance. You can expect to find sporting supplies for soccer, baseball, softball, football, as well as athletic-lifestyle apparel.

Location: 1425 South Main Street C, Farmville, VA 23901

Sightseeing

High Bridge Trail

High Bridge Trail was once a rail bed that’s wide, level, and generally flat. This 31-mile-long trail is suited for biking, hiking, and horseback riding. There are two parking areas near the bridge, with both being a short distance away, making it more accessible to travelers. The area is open to the public from dawn to dusk.

Location: 6888 Green Bay Road, Green Bay, VA 23942

Esther Thomas Atkinson Museum

Esther Thomas Atkinson Museum provides detailed information of the Hampden-Sydney College's past and how it relates to the United States' and Virginia's history.

Location: 1 College Road, Farmville, VA 23901

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts provides knowledge to those who are interested in engaging the world around them through art. The gallery features American, Chinese, and African collections and showcases art made with a variety of media, including photography, folk art, and decorative pieces.

Location: 129 North Main Street. Farmville, VA 23901

Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park

Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park is where about a quarter of Confederate General Robert E Lee's army, over 7,700 men, were either captured, killed, or wounded, on April 6, 1865. The state park has hiking trails, swimming, boating, fishing, and camping opportunities. It's open from dawn to dusk seven days a week.

Location: 6541 Saylers Creek Road, Rice VA 23966

MacCallum More Museum & Gardens

MacCallum More Museum & Gardens is a hidden gem with 6 acres of hand-laid stone paths to stroll on and more than 200 botanical species to view. You can observe the Italian sculptures, a Spanish cloister, and one of the largest collections of Native American artifacts. You can take a group or self-guided tour in the garden and museum or just the garden for a small fee.

Location: 603 Hudgins Street, Chase City, VA 23924

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How to Get to
Twin Lakes State Park

If you're traveling from Green Bay, you'll want to head south on Green Bay Road toward US-360 East. Make a left onto US-360 East, and follow it for 4.3 miles. Next, you'll want to make a left onto Grape Lawn Road and go about one mile. Finally, make another left onto CO Road 629 (Twin Lakes Road). 

Entering Twin Lakes State Park

Twin Lakes State Park is open daily from dawn until dusk.

Per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $5

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