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Weekend getaway

Decided to check out Alum Creek State Park this trip. We have made it a point to check out several... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Riverside, Ohio
via mobile
The Beach and Waterfront are what this park does best

This beach is the best lake front beach we've seen in the United States -- vast amounts of space... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Bamako, Mali
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3615 S Old State Rd, Delaware, OH 43015-9455
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We went for camping during the week. Although it is still listed as peak season, and there were a good number of campers there, the place was entirely unstaffed except for a custodian and a ranger. There was no way to check in in-person, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mroajo
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Decided to check out Alum Creek State Park this trip. We have made it a point to check out several before going to the same ones over again. We travel with a large tent (21×9) so some of the parks don't have the space. Originally...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ohioemt10
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This state park has some of the best campsites anywhere. Not all, but most sites are very cozy and many trees between the campsites. I don’t think there are any pull through, they are all back in I believe. All are electric sites but not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NizmoZX
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Alum Creek offers many options for an outdoor adventure whether it’s hiking, camping or water sports like boating or kayaking. Hiking trails are quite serene with large trees and creeks. Marina offers boat and kayak rental. There is beach by the lake for kids to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ExplorerSavio
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This campground was easy to get to. They have some full hookups,but we had just electric. The sites are a nice size and many have bushes separating them. The bathrooms were clean and well lit. 4 shower stalls with separate dressing space. There was no...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nancyw193
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Not one of our better state parks. It shows its age and its heavy use. The lake is fine but the park itself is not so good. The Fetching Mrs. Rat said it has seen better days. I agree! I will say that when we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Johnnyrat1
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This beach is the best lake front beach we've seen in the United States -- vast amounts of space (about a kilometer), clean, well-maintained, save designated spots for kayaks/canoes, boats, and swimmers. There's even a tucked away spot for dogs to walk in the woods...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DC C
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

While I generally love Ohio State Parks, this one isn’t going to the top of my list. I would return if friends wanted me to go along. This park is probably best suited for those who like water sports. It appears to offer great boating,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank WestSideGal
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Was pretty busy place but we combined kayaking with a beach to suntan. People were family oriented. It was a nice place to spend a Sunday.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lyn S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

beautiful park & great camping, especially if you like water sports. Rentals available & lots of activities in spacious park, near Columbus shopping as well

Date of experience: July 2018
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4 February 2018|
Response from YOUNGANDFREE2 | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember seeing cabins for rent.