Fairy Stone State Park, the largest of Virginia's six original state parks, is home to its namesake "fairy stones." These rare mineral crosses and the park's scenic beauty, rich history and ample recreational opportunities make it a local and regional favorite. The 4,537 acres that make up the park were donated by Junius B. Fishburn, former owner of the Roanoke Times, in 1933. The Civilian Conservation Corps originally created the park, its lake and many structures still in use there.
Camping, cabins, picnicking, boating (no gas powered motors), hiking, nature programs, swimming in season
Bathhouse with hot showers, electric and water hookups, dump station, swimming beach and snack bar (in season), meeting space, picnic shelters, gift shop
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Reviews of Fairy Stone State Park
Reviewed by KatieDadold on January 7, 2013
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Loved it. The lake was divine and the whole place was great for a summer trip
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Reviewed by RidingPastor on September 19, 2011
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This was the second camping trip with my immediate family. We met my parents there and we had a great time. I grew up camping and it was fun to take advantage of my parents pop up camper and the conveniences it provides, especially when it rained and was 55 degrees. The bathhouse was kept clean though definitely not modern. I was able to hang up my hammock and enjoy some piece and quiet.
We were able to visit a spot to find some Fairy Stones and my daughter who has been reading a lot of books about fairies really enjoyed that.
It was difficult for my daughter to bike around the campground circle. It was steep on one half of the loop. If they could make an improvement I would recommend repaving the campground loop. The campsites are pretty close together and my mom said that is why her dad quit coming years ago. I would imagine if full it would be pretty crowded and bathrooms might have been quite messier.
If I was pulling a camper some of the site were tight a little tricky. Apparently when making reservations green means one thing and yellow means another. I believe that is spelled out on the site.
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