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Alum Creek State Park

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Address: 3615 S Old State Rd, Delaware, OH 43015
Phone Number: (740) 548-5992
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Nature-filled State Park with City Amenities close by!

I'll admit up front... i have not camped at Alum Creek State Park, but have done most everything else. The biggest draw is that if you live in Columbus its the closest you can get... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'll admit up front... i have not camped at Alum Creek State Park, but have done most everything else. The biggest draw is that if you live in Columbus its the closest you can get to nature without vacationing. If you're passing through or need a great place to camp, walk, hike, or lay on a beach...you can be rest... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped last weekend and the experience had it's good points and not so good points. Good - the campsite was large and nestled in the trees. The electric worked really well. Bad - The quiet hours were not enforced. We had a group of campsites around us that were up making lots of noise til well past midnight. Also... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Our family discovered the Alum Creek Marina website, and thought it would be fun to rent a pontoon boat over the Fourth of July weekend. Their website stated you could rent a 22ft Pontoon boat for 6 hours for $260. However when I called the Marina they indicated it was actually $330, and their website has been outdated for over... More 

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Liberty Township, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed spending time with family exploring the park and nature. Good fishing access. Scenic views. Typical state park amenities. Always a good time.

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Lawrence
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This is a pretty area and the dog park and facilities are very nice and clean. But, had to give it overall just an average rating as we could not find a map of the trails either posted or in print near the dog park entrance. The park office was closed and there were no maps available there either.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

If you are into boating, fishing, camping, swimming, or just picnicking on a holiday afternoon, this is the place for you. Several campgrounds available (park owned and independent), boat rentals, bait stores, nature areas, a nice beach and many picnic areas with shelters are available. Reservoir is very large and you can boat, water ski, jet ski, fish or just... More 

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Ostrander, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We have lots of fun here. Hiking, disc golf and kayaking. Great for couples, families and pets! We visit as often as we can.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

This will be the 3rd year we have kept our pontoon boat @ Alum Creek Marina. We have been various other places in Ohio and Alum Creek is by far the best of them all! We absolutely LOVE it there - spend the entire weekend on the lake with most of our family members. The docks are in need of... More 

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Delaware, Ohio
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

They have picnic area, walking trails, an AWESOME dog park with a beach, biking trials, and more. Lots of free parking. Lots to explore. Great for a sunny day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

My wife and I live about 6 miles from this camp ground so we take our camper there a lot during the spring summer and fall and enjoy the park. Holiday weekends can be busy but during the week is great at least for us. We enjoy sites down by the water and the "B" road and usually stay over... More 

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