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Alum Creek State Park

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The Beach and Waterfront are what this park does best

This beach is the best lake front beach we've seen in the United States -- vast amounts of space... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
CamelJock
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Bamako, Mali
Nice, but probably won’t initiate a return trip

While I generally love Ohio State Parks, this one isn’t going to the top of my list. I would return... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
WestSideGal
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Ohio
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3615 S Old State Rd, Delaware, OH 43015-9455
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Alum Creek offers many options for an outdoor adventure whether it’s hiking, camping or water sports like boating or kayaking. Hiking trails are quite serene with large trees and creeks. Marina offers boat and kayak rental. There is beach by the lake for kids to...More

1  Thank ExplorerSavio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This campground was easy to get to. They have some full hookups,but we had just electric. The sites are a nice size and many have bushes separating them. The bathrooms were clean and well lit. 4 shower stalls with separate dressing space. There was no...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Not one of our better state parks. It shows its age and its heavy use. The lake is fine but the park itself is not so good. The Fetching Mrs. Rat said it has seen better days. I agree! I will say that when we...More

Thank Johnnyrat1
Reviewed July 31, 2018

This beach is the best lake front beach we've seen in the United States -- vast amounts of space (about a kilometer), clean, well-maintained, save designated spots for kayaks/canoes, boats, and swimmers. There's even a tucked away spot for dogs to walk in the woods...More

1  Thank CamelJock
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

While I generally love Ohio State Parks, this one isn’t going to the top of my list. I would return if friends wanted me to go along. This park is probably best suited for those who like water sports. It appears to offer great boating,...More

1  Thank WestSideGal
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Was pretty busy place but we combined kayaking with a beach to suntan. People were family oriented. It was a nice place to spend a Sunday.

1  Thank lyn S
Reviewed July 10, 2018

beautiful park & great camping, especially if you like water sports. Rentals available & lots of activities in spacious park, near Columbus shopping as well

Thank darlenap
Reviewed July 8, 2018

First time there, we really liked our site, it's position and would book it again. We liked hearing the bullfrogs near the pond. The site was private like the other sites as each site was surrounded by trees. It was nice and wide to trailer...More

1  Thank dawnS4728HW
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Visited Alum Creek State Park in late June 2018, Sunday thru Tuesday. Bathrooms were aged and never cleaned during our stay, dead bugs, cobwebs, dirt. The separate shower house was in good repair but again, the showers had mud and debris in them that was...More

Thank bikeOn1991
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Wow,- dont let the name fool you. Hige body of water offers several boat launches, a swimming area with beach, lots of areas to fish off shore, marina, boat rentals, picnic areas, dog park, playgrounds and lots of open space, trails, and paths. Marina sells...More

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dawnS4728HW
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Response from KR_Rand | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember seeing cabins for rent.
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rb_dowg
November 19, 2016|
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Response from Nirav S | Reviewed this property |
No. Not really. It's a good time to visit. :)
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