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Address: 1621 Black Pond Rd, Fair Haven, VT 05743-9600

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very clean well maintained camp

Very clean and well maintained campground. It sits on a beautiful lake with plenty of lake front sites .

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Greg N
Hamden, Connecticut
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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very clean and well maintained campground. It sits on a beautiful lake with plenty of lake front sites .

Thank Greg N
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Still, quiet, private, pretty, tranquil. Half Moon is a peaceful camping site set beside a picturesque little lake. We camped in a lean too one night, hired a paddle boat, watched meteorites from the recreational open area. Bliss.

Thank orwellgirl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our stay at Half Moon! The only reason I gave it 4 out of 5 is because of very rude campsite neighbors who were letting their children slam doors and chop wood with an ax right by our campsite early in the morning. The campsite volunteer's site was right across from them but nothing was ever said to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights with our young child, and enjoyed our experience. Quiet hours are enforced, which we appreciated, but which may be ill suited to visitors hoping for later nights by the fire. The facilities are clean and the people very helpful. We took advantage of the boat rentals and free loaner fishing poles. It was our first time... More 

Thank viaggiatoriVT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Half Moon State Park is a hidden gem of the VT State Park system. Sites are generously sized and very well kept. Access to water is easy; restrooms are updated and very clean. And the swimming beach at the pond is wonderful! The park is dog-friendly too. But the best thing is the staff! Hannah and Tyler were friendly, accommodating... More 

Thank Nat B
Fair Haven, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

You may have a bit of trouble finding it, but it is worth the search. Excellent for children and family. Plenty to do, nice cabins, helpful staff, plenty of bathroom facilities. Take a hike, go fishing, kayaking, etc. Then in the evening build a fire, and get mesmerized as the flames dance to entertain you! Some good advice, bring everything... More 

Thank cal02021
Homosassa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Down a dirt road in the middle of the woods, Half Moon State Park surrounds the pond. Campsites are private and good sized. Swimming, kayaking, and canoeing offered. Also have hiking trails, athletic field, and nature programs. Bathrooms are clean -- but bring quarters for the shower. Make sure you bring your provisions as closest shopping is a few miles... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

This campground is hidden away in a quiet relaxing area. The pond is fine for a little kayaking or peddle boating. The kids like to fish. The swimming was not great because of all the lily pads but the kids didn't mind. It has been a very dry season. The bathrooms are all amazingly clean, well kept with pay showers.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This was our first visit to Vermont. The state itself is so beautiful! My oldest son has been coming here for the last three years with his family and this year they invited us along He lives in New York and my Husband, me and younger son live in Wisconsin. There is no electricity at this campground and about 52... More 

3 Thank Grandma2times
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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