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Shawnee State Park

4404 State Route 125, Portsmouth, OH 45663
740 858-6652
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Ranked #2 of 10 attractions in Portsmouth
Type: State Parks
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

The lodge at Shawnee state park is by far hands down the best place around to stay. It's that simple. I've stayed at comfort inn, holiday inn, almost made the mistake that is super 8, this is it! Especially for what they charge, it's a bargain.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Great place, beautiful outside pool, beautiful scenery. Had something for everyone- good food, pools, hiking trails, golf, and game room. We had cabin for 3 nights--only downfall- forgot about potential for ants---make sure to cover sweets.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had a family weekend here to celebrate our matriarch's 80th birthday with 30 people ages 80 to 18 months and we were very pleased with the choice. There were activities for all the age groups so while some relaxed at the pool, others would hike, ... To start the review, I first have to compliment the staff. From the... More

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Newark, Ohio
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23 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Beautiful place to visit lots of trails loved it! A fun place to camp and take the family for a weekend.

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Cincinnati
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15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We spent a wonderful weekend at this state park and LOVED it. We stayed in a cabin and the accommodations and amenities far exceeded our expectations. We had all the comforts (including A/C and three TV's with cable) of home in a beautiful outdoor setting. Our cabin had a room with a queen size bed and a room with a... More

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Loveland, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This park is great for hiking. I stayed in the lodge for one night. Rooms are decent and everything worked. The lobby area is very nice, and the service was great at check-in.

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PORTSMOUTH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Hiding in plain sight is the hidden gem of Shawnee State Park; Ohio's largest and considered by many the most beautiful. Whether a day-trip to walk one of the many trails or an overnight at the Shawnee Lodge for a fine dinner, it is so worth the trip. As a local, I visit in the summer to take advantage of... More

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Logan, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

So pretty, with plenty of trails, a pool, and campfires to keep you plenty busy! So nice and accommodating (we had a very large group). The lodge is fantastic for large events, and the cabins have anything you could need!

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Winchester, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We absolutely love the Halloween Campout every year. We have gone for 3 years straight now. They have a dance on Saturday night for all of the kids, all of them love it.

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Portsmouth, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I just love the Shawnee Forests and all the lovely views. There is a fire tower on top of one of the gravel road where you see wide open sky and the tops of the forest. It is really breath taking. The lakes are a different story. They do not seem to be very clean to swim in, lots of... More

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