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Half Moon State Park

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

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Quiet and small, a great get-away spot

This campground centered around a scenic pond is a good spot for those who like a quiet camp site with fewer people and attractions. The camp sites are nicely spaced and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Albany, New York
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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This campground centered around a scenic pond is a good spot for those who like a quiet camp site with fewer people and attractions. The camp sites are nicely spaced and the facilities for campers (waters, bathrooms, etc.) are more than adequate. There is a small playground, a tiny beach, and a boat rental area. The park has two trails... More 

Thank lupaglupa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Great campground, EXCEPT we were there this weekend and our cooler was stolen. Apparently this has been a problem here and at two other nearby state park campgrounds. While the front office knew of the problem we were not notified when we got there, nor were others we talked to notified. The cooler was right next to our camper door.... More 

Thank Jenny T
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three nights this week with our 5 year old son. Jessica at the office is fantastic and very helpful. The bathrooms are very clean and the showers get super hot(bring quarters!). We took advantage of almost everything at the park. We did a pedal boat, stand up paddling, played at the playground, fished, swam at the beach... More 

Thank caarmywife
New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

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

Thank Greg R
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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