Twin Lakes State Park
Green Bay, VA

Park Size: 495 acres. Prince Edward Lake is 36 acres, Goodwin Lake is 15 acres.

HISTORY:
The land for Twin Lakes State Park was initially bought from struggling farmers by the federal government during the Great Depression. Two parks, Goodwin Lake and Prince Edward Lake, were founded in 1939 and until the early 1960s were run as two racially segregated parks. The parks merged into one in 1976, and the site was renamed Twin Lakes State Park in 1986.

THINGS TO DO:
A swimming beach complete with concessions and bathhouse is available Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Camping, fishing, canoeing, kayaking and hiking are available. Six miles of trails for hiking take the visitor through hardwood forests and near the lakes.

Boating is allowed on both lakes and electric motors may be used.

Nature hikes, night hikes, canoe trips, children’s programs, campfire programs and children's nature craft programs are available.

Cedar Crest Conference Center. Conference center facilities may be rented directly through the center's staff by calling (434) 767-2398. The facility is day-use only.

CONTACT INFO: 
Twin Lakes State Park, 788 Twin Lakes Road
Green Bay, VA 23942-2525
Phone: 434-392-3435
twinlakes@dcr.virginia.gov

LOCATION: Twin Lakes State Park is near Farmville, about an hour southwest of Richmond. To get there, take U.S. 360 West of Burkeville to Route 613. Then go east on Route 629.

Learn more about park offerings by calling 1-800-933-PARK or email resvs@dcr.virginia.gov.

Visit at: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/twi.shtml