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February 9th, 2017 by RichmondBargains

Our cabin at Westmoreland a few summers ago

Virginia State Parks are offering 20% off weeklong cabin stays this summer:

Book your week-long summer vacation at a Virginia State Park cabin or family lodge (stays must be between June 2 and August 27, 2017) to save 20% off the regular, already discounted, week stay price.

This means you can stay a full week for less than the regular cost of five nights!

What you need to know: You can only get this special discount if you reserve it today through April 25, 2017. This offer is subject to availability and requires a weekly rental between June 2 and August 27, 2017.

Redeem this great offer today by calling 800-933-PARKS and mentioning the Promotion Code 7FOR5IN2017 or by reserving your cabin or lodge online here and using the Promotion Code.

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December 23rd, 2014 by RichmondBargains

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I’m last minute posting this and I apologize for that! You’ve got til 5 p.m. today 12/23 or between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. tomorrow 12/24 to save 25% on Virginia State Parks gift certificates for yourself or someone else. (If you want to give as a gift VA State Parks can email you a presentation certificate). The deal is only available by calling Virginia State Parks Customer Service Center at 800-933-7275.

“Gift certificates can be used for overnight stays, picnic shelter rental, annual passes, and some facility rentals at our 36 Virginia State Parks. Gift certificates are available though our Customer Service Center by calling 800-933-7275. You can pick any denomination of certificates you want.”

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November 25th, 2013 by RichmondBargains

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Gift for the outdoor lover? Virginia State Parks posted a Facebook offer for “20% off Gift Certificates from Virginia State Parks. Give the Gift of the Outdoors! Expires Monday, December 23, 2013.”Claim here

Terms: Available over the phone only, call 800-933-7275 Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m EST (closed state holidays). Gift Certificates can be used for campsite, cabin and picnic shelter reservations or annual passes ONLY. Gift Certificates are non-transferable, non-refundable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Recipient will redeem the certificates by calling 800-933-7275. There is no expiration date for use.

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November 4th, 2013 by RichmondBargains

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National ParksNo entrance fees Saturday, November 9 through Monday, November 11. Fee waiver includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. Other fees such as reservation, camping, tours, concession and fees collected by third parties are not included unless stated otherwise.

Virginia State ParksNo parking fees Monday, November 11. Parking fees will be waived at Virginia State Parks for everyone on Nov. 11 as a salute to Veterans. Many parks will still be featuring fall colors in mid-November and the weather is great for hiking and enjoying nature. All parks will feature special programming in honor of Veterans Day between Nov. 9 and 11. For a list of programs and when they will be offered, click here

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December 17th, 2012 by RichmondBargains

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Planning camping or cabin stays next year? Or looking for a gift idea for someone who loves the outdoors? Virginia State Parks bargain alert!

Today (12/17/12) through December 21, save 20% on any Virginia State Parks gift certificate purchase.

The certificates don’t expire, can be purchased in any amount, can be used over multiple purchases (per the reservation agent I asked), and can be applied to Cabin rental, Camping, Boating or Equestrian Pass, Parking Pass or Shelter rentals (source). According to Facebook, the certificates can also be combined with the 20% off last-minute cabin reservations the VA State Parks sometimes offers.

Call 800-933-7275 (extension 5) between 9am and 5pm to purchase, or if you have questions about the certificates. Offer not available online.

We heart our state parks! Our family hiked around at Lake Anna a couple weeks ago –

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December 28th, 2011 by RichmondBargains

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As part of a nationwide program to encourage healthy lifestyles, Virginia State Parks are sponsoring family-friendly First Day Hikes on January 1, 2012. All parks are offering either a staff or volunteer led hike or a self-guided hike.

First Day hike participants are eligible to win a park-sponsored contest, with the grand prize being a week cabin state in a Virginia State Park and some runner-up prizes of annual passes. Visit VA State Parks website for more details about how to enter the contest.

List of all First Day Hikes

To participate in Pocahontas State Park’s First Day Hike, meet Chief Ranger Rick Perry at the boat ramp at noon to hike the Forest Exploration Trail. Hikers will learn about the legend of Split Rock and visit the burial site of Fannie Julia Gill. Go here to preview the 2.5 mile trail (not recommended for children under 12).

The hike is free, but the standard $5 park parking fee applies.

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November 10th, 2011 by RichmondBargains

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(Photo: Hungry Mother State Park on Virginia State Parks Facebook page)

The final Fee Free Days at national parks in 2011 are this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Fees will be waived at the following national parks located in Virginia:

    Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
    Assateague Island National Seashore
    Colonial National Historical Park
    George Washington Memorial Parkway’s Great Falls Park
    Manassas National Battlefield Park
    Petersburg National Battlefield
    Prince William Forest Park
    Shenandoah National Park

Virginia State Parks will also offer free admission on Friday, November 11 (Veterans Day), which includes Chesterfield’s Pocahontas State Park.

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October 18th, 2011 by RichmondBargains

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Facebook fans of the Virginia State Parks can save 25% on a cabin or camping reservation Sunday through Thursday nights using the code provided under the “Season of Savings” tab.

This discount applies to Sunday through Thursday for reservations arriving today through March 31, 2012. Call (800)933-7275 or go online to make a reservation.

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