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Fairy Stone State Park

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Home of the legendary fairy stones, this park is well known for its 168-acre lake adjoining Philpott Reservoir. The park is just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Attractions include cabins, a campground, group camping, an equestrian campground, a conference center, hiking trails, lake swimming, rowboats, canoes, paddleboats, kayaks, picnicking and two playgrounds, including one in the water. 50 single tent sites, 4 yurts. RV sites are available. Camping is available from the first Friday in March until the first Monday in December. Campsites have a fire ring that can be used for campfires and cooking. Two vehicles plus the camping unit are allowed per campsite. 6 group tent sites are available. The equestrian camp has electric-water sites. Sites can hold a camping unit up to 50 feet long. No tents are allowed. Sites have 20, 30 and 50-amp hook-ups. One vehicle and the camping unit are allowed on each site. Recreational yurts are a modern adaptation of an ancient nomadic shelter. Functionally speaking, they’re a cross between a tent and a cabin. The park has four yurts, which are adjacent to the group campground. Each yurt has a large wooden deck, a picnic table and a fire-ring with cooking grate.

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Directions
  • Directions: From I-81 near Roanoke, take Route 581 to Route 220 South to Route 57 West to Route 346 North (Fairystone Lake Drive); From I-77 near Hillsville, take Route 58 East to Route 8 North to Route 57 East to Route 346 North (Fairystone Lake Drive); From Greensboro, take Route 220 North to Route 220 North bypass at Martinsville, then Route 57 West to Route 346 North (Fairystone Lake Drive); From Richmond, take Route 360 West to Route 58 West to Route 220 North Bypass at Martinsville to Route 57 West to Route 346 North (Fairystone Lake Drive); Its address is 967 Fairystone Lake Drive, Stuart, VA 24171-9588; Latitude, 36.792468. Longitude, -80.116840; Drive Time : Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., six hours (from Washington, DC); Richmond, four hours; Tidewater/ Norfolk/Virginia Beach, five hours; Roanoke, one hour
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  • Total Number of Rooms: 26
  • Pet Policy: Pets are allowed, however, they need to be accompanied by their owner at all times.
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  • Additional Information: Come and enjoy Fairy Stone State Park while staying in one of our cabins; just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway! Weekly cabin rentals start Friday, Saturday or Sunday. The cabins have a full kitchen, climate-controlled (heat and AC), fireplaces, an outdoor pedestal grill, a picnic table, firewood available (for a small fee), and many other amenities. Pets are allowed, however, they need to be accompanied by their owner at all times. There are 25 cabins and one lodge.
Recreation
  • Additional Information: TRAILS Most of the park's Little Mountain Trail System, 10 miles, is multi-use. Multi-use trails are open to hiking, cycling and horseback riding. The remaining trails, parts of the Little Mountain system and all of the Stuart's Knob system, are for pedestrian use only. SWIMMING Between the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day, guarded beach swimming is available for a fee. A bathhouse, concession area and toys are available. FISHING, BOATING The 168-acre Fairy Stone Lake is great for family fishing and boating. Paddle this serene lake in your canoe or kayak. Boat rentals are available daily Memorial Day through Labor Day.
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  • Sports: fishing, boating, swimming, paddling
Cabins & Cottages
  • Additional Information: Come and enjoy Fairy Stone State Park while staying in one of our cabins.
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  • Total Number of Cottages or Cabins: 25
Facility Info
  • DescriptionFairy Stone is the place for your wedding and guests if your ideal spot to say "I do" overlooks a beautiful lake, beach or a wide-open field. Gather at the amphitheater or have a smaller ceremony at the beach. Have a simple outdoor reception at a picnic shelter or have one inside at Fayerdale Hall. A large deck adds to the wedding options at Fayerdale Hall, and space can be increased by renting a large tent from the park. Overnight accommodations include a family lodge and 25 one or two-bedroom cabins. There are also four yurts and 56 campsites. Plan a fairy tale wedding at Fairy Stone State Park.
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  • Reception Capacity230
  • Space NotesBeach at the lake- unable to reserve- special use permit required (100+ outside) Shelters 1,2,3,4 (75 outside with electric) Shelters 6,7 (45 outside) Amphitheater (80 outside with lights) Fayerdale Hall (130 if seated, 230 max inside) deck (up to 100 outside) field (100+ outside) Lodge (16 inside, 25 outside)
  • Type of Space Indoor & Outdoor Space
  • Banquet Capacity130
  • Number of Rooms1