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Beautiful view and friendly staff

We visited over Labor Day weekend before attending a football game at Miami U. in nearby Oxford... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
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Lots to do

Not only are there a variety of activities, the Park has also one of the mist spectacular Covered... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only are there a variety of activities, the Park has also one of the mist spectacular Covered Bridges

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 116sibylleb
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy, but modest rooms, nice indoor pool for a winter getaway when feeling a little cooped up from winter weather. Great small meeting rooms. Little arcade, small bar, lodge restaurant, great entry level sitting area with large fireplace leather sofas and rockers overlooking lake....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

The trails are great. Some are a little hard to follow, but overall beautiful scenery. We enjoyed the raptor recovery area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Greg H
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We showed up at the Houston Woods Nature Center for a publicized 2 PM nature walk in the vicinity of lake Acton. We ended up being the only participants and had a very nice walk with a young naturalist recently graduated from Hocking Hills College....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John v
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I never stayed in a state park before and was quite surprised to find what fantastic pet-friendly cabins they offered. I guess I thought state park cabins would be primitive, maybe even not have indoor plumbing! Was I wrong! My cabin was great, although I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank loryp781
Reviewed 8 October 2018

we go to the campground each year for the Halloween campout, the campground is a very nice campground, you have electric, and water hook ups on top in the electric area, and they have a non electric area, which has a few hidden electric sites...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank greg b
Reviewed 3 October 2018

ok visit. This campground needs some updates in it's Recreation vehicle area. Hard to get a level site. The water is very good (not so chlorinated). Sites are a bit tight.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ghanderson9168
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We had never been to a state park in Ohio, so this was a new experience. The staff was excellant. They were friendly and helpful. We were there in late September, so not much was going on. The room was clean with a separate balcony...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ben5170
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Excellent place to take a hike, see some wildlife, and go to the Maple Syrup Fest in March! There is a nature center that you really shouldn't miss.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KelloggBirdSanctuary
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We visited over Labor Day weekend before attending a football game at Miami U. in nearby Oxford, Ohio. We stayed in a lake view room at the lodge. The room was a bit dated, as many state parks tend to be these days. There was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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18 July 2018|
Response from samjean2014 |
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4 July 2017|
Response from imahappy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can purchase a pool pass for $10 per person at the front desk in the Lodge.
18 October 2016|
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Response from athykathy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a buffet and you may also a order from the menu.