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Beautiful and Peaceful Stay

We stayed in one of the cabins at Shawnee State Park and it was the perfect base for a few days of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fantastic 2 bedroom pet friendly cottages!

I never stayed at this park before but was thrilled to find they had 2 bedroom cabins for rent that... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
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4404 State Route 125, Portsmouth, OH 45663-9003
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the cabins at Shawnee State Park and it was the perfect base for a few days of exploring and photographing the surrounding area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank itravelus
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I never stayed at this park before but was thrilled to find they had 2 bedroom cabins for rent that were pet friendly; my only complaint would be that they have a lot of cabins but only a few are pet friendly. Being that they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank loryp781
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We liked the cabins proximity to lodge and a good hiking trail. When we opened the door I was overcome by a musty/mildewed/moldy smell. My allergies are bad. I survived the weekend by keeping the windows open. The kitchen was very poorly stocked. We were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lydia R
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We camped here for the first time and loved it! The swimming beach was very clean as well as the grounds. The camp store was well stocked and the ladies who ran it were very sweet and helpful. The sites are small and ours was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thehuff89
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed on our vacation traveling the Ohio River. We thought it was such a deal for us as Savy Seniors (discount price). The lodge is beautiful. The room however seemed dingy and needs some updates like new carpeting. I wore my sandals the whole...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank LindanorthOH
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Very nice state park campground on gorgeous grounds. Pros: very long pull-thru asphalt sites, mostly open so satellite works, FHU, nice tables and fire rings, lots of space, ATT/Verizon good, lots of woods and space for walking dogs. Cons: sites not completely level -- the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Our group came to the park to bird watch during migration. It was a rainy day but the birds were singing away. The lake had plenty of fishers and no ducks. We looked for a trash can which were not obvious.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sheflew
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Originally had lunch set for noon on April 28, for 30 folks. They called and asked us to change to 11:15. We did that as they had a large (100) banquet coming in at noon. We got there before 11:15, Our Wait staff was really...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Joe S
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Having visited Shawnee State Park several times, we decided to try the campground this time. I need to preface this review noting that Spring 2018 was exceptionally cold. The campground was almost empty, yet one heated shower house was open. I'll point out that unlike...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Gabe10101
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have been here twice a year for the past several yrs for scrapbooking. The only thing is their Wi-Fi is not so great but getting there. They are so great with getting us all we need. The prices are also reasonable.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank MKHutchison
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7 July 2018|
Response from Gabe10101 | Reviewed this property |
None of the sites are wide! You can't park parallel to a camper or have a paved pad under your awning. . Sorry. The stairs are to some of the tent sites which are clearly marked on the reserveamerica. We put a 33 foot 5th... More
18 July 2017|
Response from skrinkletoes | Reviewed this property |
Yup! Inside and outside pool.