Cumberland State Forest

Cumberland State Forest is a Virginia state forest located in the piedmont of the state, in Cumberland County. The 16,233-acre (65.69 km2) forest borders the Willis River. Within its confines may be found Bear Creek Lake State Park and a small family cemetery containing the grave of Charles Irving Thornton; the grave marker, with its inscription by Charles Dickens, is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Cumberland State Forest
Entrance of Cumberland State Forest
LocationCumberland County, Virginia, USA
Nearest cityCumberland, VA
Coordinates37°0′0″N 78°0′0″W
Governing bodyVirginia Department of Forestry


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