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Scioto Trail State Park

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144 Lake Rd, Chillicothe, OH 45601-9478
+1 740-663-2125
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Very nice

We took our grandsons camping and hiking here and they loved it. There is plenty to do here for all... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
EG54
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Chillicothe, Ohio
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its way back

park is way back in the hills.beautiful scenery, nice for family or events. just don't get lost ....

Reviewed December 29, 2017
tracy h
,
Waverly, Ohio
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Take a quiet trail into the thickness of oaks and hickories. The Scioto Trail State Park in the Appalachian foothills makes for a pleasant hike.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“fire tower” (5 reviews)
“camping area” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
144 Lake Rd, Chillicothe, OH 45601-9478
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+1 740-663-2125
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We took our grandsons camping and hiking here and they loved it. There is plenty to do here for all ages. Two lakes, hiking trails, camping, picnic tables and areas. You can even climb the fire tower, lots of steps, for a spectacular view!

Thank EG54
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

park is way back in the hills.beautiful scenery, nice for family or events. just don't get lost ....

Thank tracy h
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

The fishing is good,there are boat and bike rentals, a miniature golf course,several covered picnic areas,2 rental cabins ,2 small playgrounds ( one in the camping area.) Although weekends, especially on holidays, the campground can be full, it is mostly a quiet family friendly park....More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Scioto Trail State Park has two small lakes and the park is actually divided into two sections - each surrounding one fo the lakes. There are informal hiking trails around Caldwell Lake that make for a short, scenic stroll. Longer hiking trails available. We stopped...More

Thank Bruce F
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Actually, Scioto Trail is quite near the beaten path. The well signed turn into the park on highway 372 is located on US highway 23 maybe eight miles south of Chillicothe where the highway leaves the river to climb directly up and over the Appalachian...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

A truly scenic place here in southern Ohio, a gem we are very proud of, and very well maintain, A great place to spend a day or even a dinner in the park.

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Reviewed April 30, 2017

A lovely park with abundant trails and bridle paths, two lakes, picnic areas, and camping sites. The facilities are well maintained as are the trails.Hundreds of hilly acres in which to commune with nature

Thank Kyle S
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

It's a beautiful place... Lots of space for picnicking and hiking.. Clean and pleasant atmosphere.. My family has been going here for 40 years...

Thank Debbie P
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Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

I've hiked the trails in this park for many years and have never grown tired of it. The park consists of several hundred hilly acres that are laced with many hiking and bridal trails. There are two lakes and multiple camping sites , most of...More

Thank Rick h
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Reviewed January 12, 2017

Very nice state park that offers a lot. There are two lakes, one which has a sand beach. Trailer and tent camping, including hike-in. Picnic tables. Trails. Small amphitheater. Lots of woods.

Thank NatureChaser
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