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Great place to relax

Picnics, Boating, fishing, golf frisbee, walking, swimming (when warm weather). This is a state... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Linda R
New Franklin, Ohio
NIce park!

Brought the kids here for a day at the beach. Nice beach. Good shady area. They even had free... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Fairlawn, Ohio
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5031 Manchester Rd, Akron, OH 44319-3909
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Brought the kids here for a day at the beach. Nice beach. Good shady area. They even had free boat rides available. Good for families.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AniBones
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

There are several beautiful lake inlets, and the natural surroundings are fine. But the overall sense one gets is downhill maintenance and downscale public. The trais are quite limited, and the outhouses were visibly dirty. Online maps show more lake contact than is the case...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

If this park had real bathrooms (instead of ports potties) and a shower facility, I would perhaps give it five stars. See Pennsylvania’s Keystone Lake State Park. It’s a smaller park and much much smaller lake, but it has clean bathrooms and a few shower...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JTB44720
Reviewed 17 July 2018

went out with friends on their pontoon boat while we were in town. Calm waters, beautiful views of homes and some statues. There are places to pull your boat into to get something to eat, or actually stop at the park to swim

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

In 2016 park rangers had told us about a “small cutting and leveling” project. The project started in 2017 and all they have done is to cut down several acres of the woods leaving all the stumps and huge mounds of mulched trees. Since then,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ggreen459
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Portage Lakes State Park is a great place for families to picnic, swim,boat, play Frizby Golf, etc. It is located on a chain of lakes that the indians used to portage their canoes between rivers.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jimjillnelson
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The beautifull State Park is just minutes from our home. Plenty of parking and lots of shoreline for those who like to swim in the lake. There are also hiking trails who love the outdoors. Picnic tables and grills on a first come first served...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank carolynjb330
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Picnics, Boating, fishing, golf frisbee, walking, swimming (when warm weather). This is a state park located in Summit County, City of New Franklin, Ohio. It is well maintained and a good place for families.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda R
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We take our grandchildren and the birds come right into your hands to feed. Perfect quiet spot to walk and relax, or run and play

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank holeshotktm
Reviewed 4 January 2018

You will not go wrong in visiting this well kept state park. The activities and water sports are Awesome. Take your kids and enjoy a wonderful summer day @ the park.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank R7268UVjohnn
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