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Small, but quiet, clean, and nice

Stayed a weekend here in August. Our site (#11) was more secluded than many though slanted when off... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
ardeasnest
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Bath, Ohio
Small but pleasant state park

Smallish campground (60 sites on two loops) but not too loud. Some sites more secluded than others... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Ari A
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Okemos, Michigan, United States
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Stayed a weekend here in August. Our site (#11) was more secluded than many though slanted when off the pad. We enjoyed our stay very much with FHU at our site. The small nearby lake is newly stocked. Hubby fished for a few hours and...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018

There is water in the lakes again and they've stocked it with fish as well. Still a bit rough around the edges from all the recent work but should be beautiful again by next spring. I was sort of worried as we always loved the...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Smallish campground (60 sites on two loops) but not too loud. Some sites more secluded than others but relatively quiet camping overall. Most sites are on the small side and all are back-in, so keep that in mind. We saw a number of fifth-wheels that...More

Thank Ari A
Reviewed April 2, 2018

I have a goal of visiting every state park in Ohio. I am near to that goal. This park is small and most things were closed off. This park was a one time visit to mark off a checklist.

1  Thank realbiglu
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

The volunteers here are exceptional..Whenever there is a special weekend like peddlars in the park coming up in August...these volunteers make you feel included. Their breakfasts are great...There is an 18 hole public golf course across the street from entrance. The lake is currently under...More

2  Thank Allen W
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We knew going in that the park was under major renovation and dam reconstruction. No lake activities and limits on hiking trails. We were attending Vintage Motorcycle days, a weekend event nearby. Very friendly staff, respectful fellow campers, well maintained grounds. This place should be...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed June 7, 2017

I travel all over but this is actually where I live. The Mt. Gilead State Park is undergoing major renovation right now. The two lakes are drained and it appears they are rebuilding the dams at the end of each lake. I drove through the...More

1  Thank gary c
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Small, but beautiful state park in Central Ohio. Most of the trails are currently closed due to construction. The dam is being replaced. The campground is open and has recently been updated. There are also two small cabins that can rented.

1  Thank CMHEurope
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

This campground has recently undergone some renovation and is a great little state park. This park was probably one of the most underutiluzed parks in the area, however with the addition of full service sites and a modern restroom and showerhouse, this park will probably...More

1  Thank jim3920
Reviewed March 8, 2017

We made the early March hiking trip to Mount Gilead SP as part of a trip up for a birthday party. The trails don't appear to be accessible from the main part of the park right now due to the rebuilding of the dams, It...More

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Response from TravelinGert | Reviewed this property |
Yes although I can't say we've seen them out and about all that much. I have seen a ranger come out and tell folks to tone it down if they're getting too rowdy on a few occasions when we've camped overnight even though we... More
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Boydy956
April 17, 2017|
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Response from jim3920 | Reviewed this property |
The sites you are referring to are in the electric only area of the park. I cannot say7 for sure about the tent friendliness, however this area of the campground is in a pretty pine forested area. Not a bad walk to the new... More
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