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Salt Fork State Park

Cambridge, OH
740-439-2751, 800-282-7275
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Ranked #2 of 7 Attractions in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Description: The 20,000 acres of Ohio's largest state park include a 3,000-acre lake and a 2,500-foot beach.
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cleveland, ohio
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Great park with varied ecosystems, lots of hills and lakeshore, rugged trails, good facilities. We will definitely return.

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Wellington, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

There is no bike trails AT ALL! None! Unless you like swimming in a private beach covered in goose poop, or a public beach that looks like an abandoned murder mystery, there isn't much else to do. We left a night early and have been waiting for our refund. That was 4 months ago! Not a good experience at all.... More

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Matthews, NC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

WE recently had a family reunion at Salt Fork State Park in Ohio. The park was beautiful and so quiet. Our very nice room had a small balcony which overlooked the lake. In the mornings the deer were right out there playing for us to enjoy. The service was fantastic. We had rented the Morgan room that was very clean... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Salt Fork is one of the premier of Ohio's many great state parks. The lake has two unlimited horsepower zones for tubers, skiers, boaters and pwc enthusiasts. It also has miles of fisherman friendly no wake zones. There is a nice, clean beach for day users as well as another for campers. Although we have never stayed at the campground,... More

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I have a summer home near the park. This park has everything, something for everyone. I am an adventurist, so I hike the bridle trails regularly. If you combine the designated hiking trails, the Buckeye trail and the bridle trails, you could be hike for a long, long time. The bridle trails are loops, but there are no maps per... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Love camping here. Only small issue,is showers need an update. Beautiful scenery and camp sites are nice. Friendly folks all around. Hocking Hills could take some advice from here.

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Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We decided to stay at Salt Fork when we decided to go to the Wilds. We stayed at the lodge although it is very old they had remodeled the rooms and our room overlooked the lake .The room was ok but still needed work. The restaurant was closed until the evening meal when we arrived with only take out which... More

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Wooster
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

The lake is awesome. The cabins were ok but the setting made up for it. The dining room shuts down between 10:30 and 11:30 for some reason. Don't come at 10:29 either because they will turn you away with rudeness no matter how hangry you may be. I understand shutting down breakfast but closing all together for an hour when... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Indoor and outdoor pools, volleyball, shuffleboard, hiking, walking trails, good food, lovely lodge, lakeside cabins ... Salt Fork State Park is a wonderful place.

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Orrville, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Had a great time at Salt Fork Campground. Some campsites have shade and some don't but that is explained when you book a campsite and can also view the campsites all on a map. Great getaway for the weekend. Stayed at F52, no complaints from us. I had woke up at 6am to use the restroom located just nearby our... More

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