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“Great camping”

Harrison Lake State Park
Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Fayette
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Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

What a nice , clean, family oriented state owned camp ground and park. We'll be back. The restrooms are clean, showers are clean with lots of hot water.

3  Thank JulioTipton_MI
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

I really enjoy this campground/park. It is very clean and relaxing. We bring our bikes and kayak with us. You can also rent bikes and boats here too.

The main side of the campground has all electric sites. You will also find all the flush toilets/running water/showers on that side. The other side of the lake has some electric sites and has primitive sites. That side doesn't have flush toilets.

I just find this campground to be very family-oriented, safe and well-kept. We have camped here many times over the past several years.

3  Thank Camperzzzz
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

We drove to Harrison Lake after spending the day at Sauder Village, about a fifteen minute trip. The park was quite busy on this Sunday afternoon. There are limited changing facilities, just the bathroom stalls, so plan on coming in your swim gear if you can. The beach is accessed by walking a short distance from the parking lot, across a metal span bridge, to the far side of the reservoir. The beach itself, roughly 150 yards long, was very busy. The water is quite cloudy but on the ODR website it has an all clear water testing rating. The temperature is cool but refreshing on a hot day. Water depth ranges from inches to roughly 7 feet at the buoy line. There is no lifeguard. In general, a typical swimming beach for a reservoir setting.

3  Thank penelopekat
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

I visited this park because they had a dog beach. I would not recommend the dog beach at all. The area was very small, there was no parking nearby, and there was debris and dead fish in the beach area. I also had a hard time finding out if the dog beach was an off-leash area. It was not and I knew that was a possibility. However, it would have been nice if that was stated online. Otherwise, the park looked fairly nice, but nothing too impressive. We did interact with a park ranger and he was very friendly.

3  Thank ekaty
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Reviewed June 2, 2013

We come to Harrison Lake quite frequently and we love it each and every visit. We have never had any problems with loud neighbors, parties or rude people. It has always been peaceful and relaxing. My kids love to ride their bikes and play/swim at the beach. Fishing is okay too. Plenty of shade and playgrounds. No water or sewage hook up, but there is a filling and dumping station at the entrance/exit. They have canoes, paddleboats, cornhole boards and these weird bike things for rent by the hour.

Bathrooms/shower houses are IMMACULATE! The whole park is absolutely sparkling. Whoever is in charge of this does an amazing job. Rangers patrol all day long. There is volleyball court, basketball court and shelter houses. Kids activites on the weekends (this weekend they did sand art, capture the flag and a family friendly movie in one of the shelter houses).

Pets are welcome too and there has never been any complaints regarding neighbors dogs. Everyone does a great job of keeping their animals leashed.

Will keep coming back again and again!

3  Thank Jenni N
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