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Fairy Stone State Park

Open Now: 08:00 - 22:00
Open today: 08:00 - 22:00
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Nice Fairy Stone Hunt Site

We went to look for Fairy stones and were not disappointed. First, we came to the main entrance... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Fairystone Is beautiful!

Fairystone Park was absolutely gorgeous! The trails we walked were challenging but not too hard and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Li C
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“paddle boats”(8 reviews)
“hiking trails”(9 reviews)
“beach area”(7 reviews)
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967 Fairystone Lake Dr, Stuart, VA 24171-3160
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to look for Fairy stones and were not disappointed. First, we came to the main entrance. However, it's not required, as the hunt site is located in another part of the park by driving to Rt 57, next to the service station called...More

Thank Maksimsmomanddad
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Fairystone Park was absolutely gorgeous! The trails we walked were challenging but not too hard and i really enjoyed the energy there!

1  Thank Li C
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

The state park has a lot to offer EXCEPT for the campground. The sites are narrow, very close together and have no privacy between them. Best option is to reserve a non specific site on the outer side of loop and pick the one you...More

Thank Kellie1066
Reviewed 29 July 2018

On a camping road trip from Florida to New York, we stopped at Fairystone State Park, west of Bassett, Va. Upon check-in, in their small park office/gift shop, we read and signed the park rules and were provided a map of the park. In a...More

Thank Road_Warrior32034
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I will preface this review with the fact that I did not stay here or hike here but got a drive thru pass to scope out the park. After thoroughly enjoying our stay at Hungry Mother State Park I decided to check this park out...More

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 11 July 2018

My family (2 kids and 2 adults) went camping for 4 days and we had the BEST time!! The lake is BEAUTIFUL and the swimming was so fun! They had sections of varying depths for swimming and they even had a kids' area with a...More

1  Thank mfoxblack
Reviewed 10 July 2018

What a WONDERFUL state park!!! And, BEAUTIFUL, too!!! A great place to take the family, swim, ride a paddle boat, picnic, or just relax. There's a snack bar, but no sit-down restaurant. It's a good idea to bring your own snacks and beverages as the...More

Thank read2kids
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Knowledgeable staff, clean beach area, lovley views and lots to do that won't break the bank. We built fairy houses and learned all about the legend of the park. The lifegaurds are friendly and fair and there is a ton to do from paddle boarding...More

Thank Jennifercwhitt
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Overall was a good little campground. The sites were a little tight, but we still managed to squeeze two cars and a pop up camper in site #18. The men’s bathrooms (I’m told) needed a lot of work as far as cleanliness, but I’m happy...More

Thank Dinahsays
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We rented a cabin for a 3 day family reunion. The cabin was great, nice view of the lake. It was a lot of traffic in and out due to it being a "family reunion". The park knew what the rental was for and told...More

1  Thank scalesy2018
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29 June 2018|
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Response from Sue L | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I know that the life guard's view of the water cannot be blocked and not sure if they have spotters up further on the beach that would need a clear view. Would suggest for the grassy area should be find I think... More
Marlene J
24 January 2018|
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Response from Kathy C | Reviewed this property |
All info is on website which I wasn't allowed to link here for some reason. Just google Fairy Stone State Park. YES, it's open all year!
4 August 2017|
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Response from Sue L | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Are at multiple locations for you to enjoy.