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Natural Tunnel State Park

Route 3, Duffield, VA 24244-0250
+1 276-940-2674
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Neat Place!

My boyfriend surprised me with a trip here to see the lighting of the tunnel. We rode the chairlift... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachael M
Greeneville, Tennessee
Natural Tunnel is an amazing vacation location!

I have been to about 20 Virginia State Parks and Natural Tunnel is my new favorite! We were there 5... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Audrey L
Portsmouth, Virginia
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Route 3, Duffield, VA 24244-0250
+1 276-940-2674
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend surprised me with a trip here to see the lighting of the tunnel. We rode the chairlift down which was fun and then enjoyed walking around and taking in the sights. We also walked up to Lovers Leap and watched the sunset which...More

Thank Rachael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to about 20 Virginia State Parks and Natural Tunnel is my new favorite! We were there 5 days and there was just so much to do. We loved our camp host Donna and the camping was wonderful. We did the wild cave...More

1  Thank Audrey L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the weekend with family. It is an outstanding Virginia State Park. We stayed in modern cabins with kitchens and A/C. The park has wonderful trails and centers that provide great history and nature education. The tunnel and cliffs are spectacular. They have canoe...More

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful afternoon at this park and certainly could have spent more time there. The visitors Center had some exhibits and an informative film about the tunnel We took an easy hike out to the overlook for the tunnel. It was a short,...More

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on a recommendation from a family member that was here years ago. So we stopped in, me, two boys and their granddad, it was great for all ages. We waljed/ hiked some, we ride the chair lift but we did not see any...More

Thank PhilipJChapman
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Went for a family reunion. The shelter areas are clean and the park is beautiful. Bathrooms are clean. The park is difficult to get to if you don't like mountain driving. Parking costs $4 per car otherwise the park is free. Gift shop only offers...More

Thank ambermichelles
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to Natural Tunnel. The grounds, facilities, gift shop, and chairlift are well kept. All of the staff here are friendly and very welcoming. I visited late in the afternoon, so I didn't get to stay as long as I would...More

1  Thank Matt28803
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We camped at Natural Tunnel State Park on Train Day. The campsites were very well maintained. The bathrooms looked brand new, spotless! We enjoyed the chair lift down to see the tunnel, and because it was the one day of the year the train doesn't...More

Thank Dana P
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Personally I think the park is nice, but that the chair lift is overpriced.I did not camp there, so I can't speak for that portion. The area around tunnel is impressive. I wish the train would've come through while I was there.More

Thank RedneckAbroad
VaStateParks, Guest Relations Manager at Natural Tunnel State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

We have to cover the cost of the equipment and the staff to run the chairlift and I can assure you we are barely able to cover operational costs with our fees. And, you are also welcome to walk down and back up again to...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

The Natural Tunnel is the the focal point of Natural Tunnel State Park, a massive naturally formed cave that is so large that it is used as a railroad tunnel. Located on Virginia Route 3 in the Appalachian Mountains near Duffield, Virginia, the tunnel is...More

Thank Taylor B
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Sailor W
5 August 2017|
Response from VaStateParks | Property representative |
Yes! All the sites have electric and water. We found some time ago that our tent campers like those amenities too and we don't have enough camping sites to offer separate tent and RV campgrounds in most of our parks.
Sailor W
4 August 2017|
Response from 1331cbi | Reviewed this property |
Yes the restrooms were clean. They are near the gift shop. The entire experience of the Natural Tunnel is very nice...I would go back.
Kim S
26 July 2017|
Response from Larry E | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately the Yurts do not have electricity or water. There is a water spigot that is shared between the yurts.