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Address: 4404 State Route 125, Portsmouth, OH 45663
Phone Number: 740 858-6652

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68th Wedding Anniversary

We recently had a 3 family celebration staying in the Lodge .Booked the Senior Rate you can't beat .Check in early on a Sunday one room was ready.Within 20 minutes the other two... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
tonyattaboy1970
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florida
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Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is by far one of Ohio's nicest State Park Resorts. Everything you need is at this one location, and you can do so many things while you are there. Indoor and Outdoor pools, spa, sauna, game room, bar restaurant, and that's just at the lodge! Hundreds of miles of trails and roads to explore the Shawnee Forest. Two nice... More 

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Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Spent the weekend for some R&R. We stayed at the lodge and found our room to be very comfortable and clean. The front desk staff and restaurant staff could not have been friendlier! Beautiful park, nice hiking trails.

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NW Ohio
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147 reviews 147 reviews
18 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We have been trying for weeks to get ODNR and their contractor to repair the reservation system so we could re-stay in a specific spot in the campground. By the time the ODNR and its contractor go aound to fixing this, the spot was reserved by another party. Never mind that we had been trying to reserve this spot for... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My family and I have been here numerous times. My first trip to Shawnee, was when I was only 2 years old. Needless to say, I don't remember much about that vacation. My husband grew up in the Portsmouth area. We took our first trip to Shawnee very early in our relationship. I fell in love with the scenery! There... More 

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Ohio City, Ohio
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Very many walking trails and things to,do. The lodge is a great place to stay and visit, I would stay there next Tim for sure

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florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We recently had a 3 family celebration staying in the Lodge .Booked the Senior Rate you can't beat .Check in early on a Sunday one room was ready.Within 20 minutes the other two Were ready .All rooms were clean ,fresh and rustic with high ceilings and woods view with a large Balcony .Dinner in the dining room our waitress friendly... More 

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Columbus, OH
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Love the cabins and the lodge. Huge outdoor pool; great indoor pool. Disliked that they are no longer providing bars of soap in cabins.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is nice restaurant with one of the most scenic views I've seen in any restaurant! We were there the second weekend of October for the fall color, and it was spectacular! The food was good, I had a Rueben sandwich, my wife had fish. Both were very tasty and well prepared. The soup of the day was vegetable beef,... More 

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Fort Thomas, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Thoroughly impressed with the accomodations and the overall cleanliness of the park. Beautiful scenery and very peaceful. We hiked, canoed, fished, sat by the fire, and just enjoyed the woods. This park has alot to offer and the staff were most courteous. Food was very good as well.

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Strasburg, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Shawnee is another jewel in the state park system. We had a very nice, level campsite and enjoyed the quiet only interrupted by the birds twittering away. TV service is limited to PBS. We were fortunate to see a program about Portsmouth and it's beautiful murals. We decided to come back to see them while once again exploring the area.... More 

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