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Nice place for the family and birds

Our group came to the park to bird watch during migration. It was a rainy day but the birds were... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Boulder, Colorado
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Camping at Shawnee State Park

Having visited Shawnee State Park several times, we decided to try the campground this time. I... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Lexington, Kentucky
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4404 State Route 125, Portsmouth, OH 45663-9003
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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

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

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.

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

1  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

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.

Thank MKHutchison
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Enjoyed the ambiance of the entry and sitting areas. Big deck out back with great view. Food well-priced and presented.

Thank lawrence0714
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This could be the No.1 campground in Ohio, but..... it is so outdated as far as no water hook ups and so far to get your water when time to refill!! Also some lots, really nice ones are closed because of the old electricial system...More

2  Thank Janey H
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived on Thursday night, late Friday night one could feel the increase on people arriving to enjoy the park. Many things to do, paddle boats, canoes, mini golf and much more. Water was hot in the shower house, that's great. It was a quite...More

Thank Ronnie M
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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.