Half Moon Pond State Park offers peace and tranquility only 20 minutes from civilization. The lodging and recreation options are many. Your evening accommodation options range from camp/RV sites, to lean-tos, to cabins, and your daytime activities from boat rentals, to sunbathing, to hiking. The pond water is no tropical paradise, but it’s swimmable and a nice respite from the heat. And, did we mention the clean bathrooms and showers and extremely friendly park rangers?
Lodging provided
Bring your own Tents, Vans and truck campers, Trailers, RV & Motorhomes, Cabin
57 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Half Moon Pond Campground.

Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Cynthia
Cynthia K.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 18th, 2016

We loved this small state park in Vermont, in the Green Mountains. North of Bomoseen State Park, this is a charming alternative. There's no day use area. Half Moon Pond is devoted to the campground. There are some hiking trails, one that does go to Lake Bomoseen SP.
We camped at site 28. Technically, these are tent sites, but we had a popup trailer that fit just fine. We also noticed other small trailers in the campground. There's no hookups (including electricity). Sites 4,6,8,9,12,13,14,16,&17, 25-29 are right on the pond.
They have boat rental. There are modern bathrooms with showers, but at the time we were there, they were nasty.
We have fond memories of our stay here. Nice fishing & boating (no motors).

Camp site fishingSite 28Site 28View of site 28 from the Crossover Trail
Hipcamper Jenn
Jenn S.
recommends this listing.
September 27th, 2018

Amazing. Tranquil. Beautiful. I took my boyfriend for his 40th birthday and we stayed two days. I wish we could have stayed all week. We rented the Butterfly cabin and it was perfect. Right on the water, clean and spacious. The bathrooms were nearby and very clean. The showers were warm and readily available. The hiking trails were peaceful and exactly what we needed. Firewood and ice were available at the trail head. It really was perfect. We will be back for sure!

The entrance to a nature trail near the cabinsThe other side of the pond after a day of hiking Butterfly cabin from the pondThe cabin across the way from Butterfly cabin
Hipcamper Catherine L.
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February 2nd, 2018
Hipcamper Mary B.
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March 6th, 2017
Half Moon Pond State Park
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43.694° N, 73.218° W
Cabin & Lodging: 5 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
Tent / RV / Trailer: 52 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
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