Bear Creek State Park in Virginia is situated in central Virginia and offers a lot of recreational activities as well as being a great place to relax and do nothing. Located about an equal distance from Richmond, VA, Lynchburg, VA, and Charlottesville, VA, Bear Creek State Park is conveniently located to both natural and outdoor fun as well as providing a base for a day trip into one of the above cities. While Bear Creek State Park is only about 300 acres in size, it does adjoin the over 16,000 acre Cumberland State Forest providing enough room for visitors to wander around and find some solitude.

The campground at Bear Creek State Park offers just over 50 camping sites for tent and RV campers. For families coming to the area or others who worry about security, Bear Creek State Park’s campground is a comforting place. Both the camp office and the on site host are closely located to the campground which should work to keep any rowdiness to a minimum. Bear Creek’s campground was well cared for and quite clean during my stay, which is something that I have found at most Virginia State Parks. Many of the campsites at Bear Creek are a little crowded upon each other, but there are some sites that offer some privacy. Some camp sites are located along the lake and there is easy access to hiking trails from the campground at Bear Creek.

Bear Creek State Park is a good location for those who enjoy fishing. Bear Creek Lake and a handful of others in the area provide good access to easy fishing. There is also fishing streams in the area for those who prefer to get away from the crowds and wading. Bear Creek State Park does offer small boat rentals. Trails in Bear Creek State Park and Cumberland State Forest offer a variety of choices from short and relatively level hikes for families to more strenuous treks for those who like to explore. Some trails are open to mountain biking and horseback riding as well. Check with the park office upon arrival for maps of these areas.

There are numerous other natural and historic sites in the Bear Creek State Park area including Appomattox National Historic Site (where Lee surrendered to Grant). Bear Creek State Park is a great location for those who are looking to get away from it all and relax in a natural atmosphere.

Take State Route 622 west from US Route 60 and then south on State Route 629 to arrive at the park. For more information on Bear Creek and other Virginia State Parks and other travel information visit At online websites, there will be complete information for the battery for an RV. A visit can be made at official site so that the selection of powerful battery will be made. The positive atmosphere will be created through the technicians at home for the best facilities at affordable rates for batteries.