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Pricketts Fort State Park

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I-79 at Exit 139 - follow the signs to the park, Fairmont, WV
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Nice Place to Visit

My wife and I make a annual trip to Pricketts Fort every year. Love the history behind the Fort and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Great place to visit

We took a nice trip to Pricketts Fort. It was very interesting. Make sure you take the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Warren, Pennsylvania
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I-79 at Exit 139 - follow the signs to the park, Fairmont, WV
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I make a annual trip to Pricketts Fort every year. Love the history behind the Fort and learning from the folks participating. Always clean and fun to visit. We will keep returning each year.

Thank Stewge2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a nice trip to Pricketts Fort. It was very interesting. Make sure you take the informational tour of the house. Unfortunately I didn't catch the name of the woman giving the tour, but she did a great job. The blacksmith also did a...More

Thank Sharcu7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is absolutely beautiful!! Trails, amphitheater and more. We arrived after the fort was closed. The grounds are well kept and clean. If you are ever in the area, have a picnic.

Thank lisathomascollins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is very knowledgeable about their history, just ask as many questions as you want. The blacksmith has practiced for years and is a wealth of knowledge. Truly enjoyed out stay Will be back for a nice day out. One thing that would be...More

Thank I9999BOwendyh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place, we have been to Pricketts Fort a couple times now, and we are never disappointed! Very Educational. and they usually always have some even going on around holidays.

Thank Melissa A
Reviewed June 6, 2017

The views were beautiful. However, the staff members were not overly friendly. We had a great time exploring and recommend the park to others.

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

We stopped to take a walk feed the ducks and walk around the fort. I love coming here with friends it's very nostalgic. Brings the historic experience to our modern world.

Thank rosalynn1963
Reviewed April 11, 2017

There is an excellent "rails to trails" hike available. The fort is fascinating! There is also a body of water with ducks and geese.

Thank jamumford
Reviewed March 11, 2017

My husband and I were able to visit the cemetery located right next to the fort. It includes the Prickett family as well as Col. Morgan. It is an active cemetery, we learned. It is in need of tender, loving, care. It contains many stones...More

Thank Sue N
Reviewed January 31, 2017

I haven't really been inside to tour but I've heard its fantastic! In the fall it is a great place to take pictures and enjoy a nice walk. In the spring and summer it has a nice trail to walk on to get exercise and...More

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June 2, 2017|
Response from Sue N | Reviewed this property |
We were there during the off-season--no docents and the fort was closed. I suggest visiting the Pricketts Fort State Park website to learn if it can better answer your questions.
Anita a
October 17, 2016|
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Response from Elleigh1218 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, maybe check their website, or call?
June 11, 2016|
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Response from Edward B. C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe they charge $8.00 unless you have a membership, which is little more than that. There are places to picnic and also along the road that leads to the park there are places along the creek (tables) that are... More