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Weekend getaway

Decided to check out Alum Creek State Park this trip. We have made it a point to check out several... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ohioemt10
via mobile
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 31 July 2018
CamelJock
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Bamako, Mali
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3615 S Old State Rd, Delaware, OH 43015-9455
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 June 2013

In a random turn of events, my boyfriend and I ended up here. The "creek" is huge! It's technically a large lake, and it's gorgeous. The marina has rentals for kayaks, paddle boats, water bike, fishing boat, pontoon, jet ski, etc! We rented a paddle...More

8  Thank Kate M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Our family discovered the Alum Creek Marina website, and thought it would be fun to rent a pontoon boat over the Fourth of July weekend. Their website stated you could rent a 22ft Pontoon boat for 6 hours for $260. However when I called the...More

34  Thank Ohio12334
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for camping during the week. Although it is still listed as peak season, and there were a good number of campers there, the place was entirely unstaffed except for a custodian and a ranger. There was no way to check in in-person, so...More

Thank mroajo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to check out Alum Creek State Park this trip. We have made it a point to check out several before going to the same ones over again. We travel with a large tent (21×9) so some of the parks don't have the space. Originally...More

Thank ohioemt10
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This state park has some of the best campsites anywhere. Not all, but most sites are very cozy and many trees between the campsites. I don’t think there are any pull through, they are all back in I believe. All are electric sites but not...More

Thank NizmoZX
Reviewed 2 September 2018 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 21 August 2018 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 11 August 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

1  Thank Johnnyrat1
Reviewed 31 July 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 30 July 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

2  Thank WestSideGal
Reviewed 11 July 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 10 July 2018

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

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