Claytor Lake State Park

Location of Claytor Lake State Park in VirginiaIdeal for swimming, camping, hiking and picnicking, Claytor Lake is known for sport fishing and boating. The park has a full-service marina with docking slips, supplies, fuel, boat rentals and refreshments. The Water's Edge Meeting Facility is perfect for weddings, receptions and reunions, and wedding packages are available. Three lodges and 13 cabins overlook the 4,500-acre lake, offering visitors a scenic retreat. The historic Howe House has interactive exhibits describing the ecology of the lake and the surrounding areas. Guests can also rent bikes and enjoy a universally accessible fishing pier, picnic shelters, a seasonal snack bar and playgrounds. There are also two gift shops.

6 a.m. - 10 p.m.


  • From I-81, take Exit 101 (Claytor Lake) to State Park Road (State Route 660). State Park Road ends at the park's entrance.
  • Its address is 6620 Ben H. Bolen Drive, Dublin, VA 24084; Latitude, 37.057372. Longitude, -80.627394.
  • Drive Time: Northern Virginia, 5 hours; Richmond, 4 hours; Tidewater/Norfolk/Virginia Beach, 5 hours; Roanoke, 1 hour

Park Size
472 acres. Lake size, 4,500 acres; 21 miles long. The park has approximately three miles of lake frontage.

Contact Claytor Lake State Park

Contact Claytor Lake State Park

6620 Ben H. Bolen Dr.
Dublin, Virginia  24084
Phone: 540-643-2500


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Pulaski County, Virginia