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Address: 1621 Black Pond Road, Fair Haven, VT
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My favorite VT State Park

This is most beautiful and quiet state park by far. I live nearby and when I need to unplug and regroup, this is the spot. There are no day facilities or day rates but you can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Deborah W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is most beautiful and quiet state park by far. I live nearby and when I need to unplug and regroup, this is the spot. There are no day facilities or day rates but you can get a campsite for just a few bucks for the day. I come here year round-even in winter. My favorite time is October. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Like other reviewers, we really loved our stay at this park. Lots of wildlife, extremely clean bathrooms, nice private sites, lovely pond, and family atmosphere. We stayed at the Ilex lean-to and it was perfect - right on the pond, surrounded by lots of trees and brush, and no neighboring sites on either side. Some info that might be helpful... More 

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Castleton, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most scenic and kid friendly state parks in Vermont. Our family has been going here for several years. There is a nice beach area for kids and a boat launch area for kayaks, canoes and paddle boats. Many campers bring their own equipment and can launch from their waterfront site. The bathrooms have been nicely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I hesitate to write this review and tell the world about this wonderful little gem....But you deserve to enjoy it too! We also decided to stay here based off the reviews online. What a wonderful weekend. The ranger was so friendly and helpful upon arrival. Our site, #10, was right across from the pond. The sites are lightly wooded. You... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We stayed here on a week night, and the place wasn't even half full. (As opposed to the lake bomoseen campground, which was packed.) We rented a canoe and went looking for beavers. We saw a lodge and a dam, but no actual rodents. We saw plenty of perch, trout and bass though! A large heron swooped by our canoe,... More 

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Lenox, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We decided to stay here based off of the reviews we had read. We were not disappointed. We ended up arriving right at 6pm when the office should close, but the gentleman there showed us which sites were available (since we did not have a reservation) and told us to drive around and see which one we liked. He was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Our family loves to camp here! We make sure to come at least a couple times a year for a long weekend up to 4 or 5 days! We have camped in many New York and Vermont State campgrounds and this is by far our favorite! It's small and quiet on a small pond where we can swim, kayak, and/or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We just returned home after camping at Half Moon. The staff at this park were by far the friendliest and most welcoming of any of the state parks in Vermont that we have been too. (We are Vermonters and have been trying to camp at every state park). The bathrooms were also the cleanest. Remote and beautiful there was no... More 

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Norwich, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I love the grounds - they are pretty and very well kept. The bathrooms and showers are well maintained. Park staff is very nice and willing to help. Nice hiking trails and good swimming in the pond, as well as boat rentals. A regular destination for me!

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Trenton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

My husband and I just got home from 5 days at Half Moon State Park and we had an amazing time! We had campsite 13, right on the water. The people are so friendly and the scenery is gorgeous. It is tranquil and quiet, no loud parties. The air is so clean and fresh and the fish are healthy. We... More 

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Address: 1621 Black Pond Road, Fair Haven, VT
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Fair Haven

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