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Pricketts Fort State Park

I-79 at Exit 139 - follow the signs to the park, Fairmont, WV
304-363-3030
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fun family time

this is a great place to visit with the family great picnicing as well at times there are folks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Neva S
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Glen
Fun

This place had A ton to do. You could walk through the house. Watch the blacksmith and then watch... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Harrison G
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Hillsboro, Ohio
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I-79 at Exit 139 - follow the signs to the park, Fairmont, WV
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304-363-3030
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a great place to visit with the family great picnicing as well at times there are folks dressed in period clothing to educate visitors

Thank Neva S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place had A ton to do. You could walk through the house. Watch the blacksmith and then watch some older women sue. i was impressed and it was cheap. I highly recommend this attraction !

Thank Harrison G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has so many educational events and demonstrations and even free concerts at the amphitheater! I knew I wanted to visit this park so I checked out their calendar of events and chose the event I most wanted to attend which happened to be...More

Thank Connie F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't planned on going here and knew very little about it. We toured the John Prickett house. The guide seemed like she was a bit unsure of some details. I'd rather have someone say. I really don't know the ans to that than guess...More

Thank somernaut
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Great visit (our family descended from there). Workers VERY knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Fantastic experience!

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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 30 June 2017

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 29 June 2017 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 22 June 2017

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 20 June 2017

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
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Lois-Bill
2 June 2017|
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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.
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Anita a
18 October 2016|
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Response from Elleigh1218 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, maybe check their website, or call?
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marymom2015
12 June 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
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