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Chain O'Lakes State Park

2355 E. 75th South, Albion, IN 46701
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Ranked #2 of 2 attractions in Albion
Type: State Parks
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English first
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Nearly 5000 acres of lakes, hiking trails, and camping. Sites have electric but no water hook-ups. However you can fill your tanks at numerous spigots. Rustic and relaxing. We stayed here in a 35' motorhome. A beach is available for wading/swimming. Bring bug spray. $19.00 per night. A bargain!!

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Central Indiana
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53 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We camped at Chain O' Lakes in June. The campground has over 400 sites, most of them shaded somewhat. The restrooms leave room for improvement. Not as clean as I'd like and the showers are barely lukewarm with push button showers that stay on about 30 seconds before you have to press again. Barely time to soap up, before you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Stayed before Memorial Day so it wasn't too crowded. Tent camped in the primitive area. Had a great time. Probably not much privacy when the area is full though. We will definitely return. Nice camp store, and friendly people.

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Saginaw, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We were excited about our trip to Chain O' Lakes with family over the Memorial Day weekend. The campground was noisy, busy, had too many dogs and the bathrooms/showers were filthy most of the time. Very disappointed!

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Canton, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Spent the afternoon hiking around the park and really enjoyed ourselves. Even stumbled upon a one room schoolhouse in the process. This park has all sorts of outdoor activities including canoeing, kayaking, boating, paddle boating, bicycling, fishing and a huge campground as well. They also have a $5 dollar entrance fee for Indiana residents and a $7 dollar entrance fee... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

Pitched a tent to camp one night. It was nice in the non electric area. The RV area seemed real busy and a little hectic. The primitive area looked quite. The bathrooms were nice, good hiking, cute old school house. It was overall a quiet park minus the sounds of trains passing nearby throughout the night! Would still recommend.

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Clayton, Ohio
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

If your camping equipment is larger than a 2-man mountain tent you will want to avoid this crowded, cramped campground in northern Indiana. If you persist you will be met by rude, surly staff/volunteers. We had to drive away from our $60 reservation and 6 hour drive because we could not park our short trailer in the space reserved. It... More

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Though very pretty, the lakes were full of a type algae that caused a rash...it was posted that you could swim if you showered off, and our group swam, kayaked and showered off, but still got the rash...(terrible) Our family reunion included groups both using the camping area and the cabins. The cabins were very nice, located back under full... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Hiking and boating are available and excellent. The state park consists of several kettle lakes connected by channels. It was great to canoe from lake to lake through the channels.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Lots of nice trails, swimming areas, and canoe rentals. I think there are also cabins for rent but I'm not sure since we live close by and just do day trips to the lakes.

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