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Columbus Day Weekend at Lake Hope State Park

What an amazing State Park! We rented a cabin to spend the weekend with our family. We hiked... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
R4246TQjamesc
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Tallmadge, Ohio
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We visited lake hope and it was beautiful scenery. We also walked some trails around this area and... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
andreafout
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Plain City, Ohio
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“hiking trails”(11 reviews)
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We stayed in cabin 33 down the street from the lodge. We enjoyed our stay. Take a sleeping bag to put on the beds because the mattress is covered in plastic. You have all the kitchen items needed for standard cooking. The lake is beautiful....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

First of all, the site descriptions on the internet are useless and inaccurate. All sites are TINY. We specifically searched for a site that would fit a 34 ft trailer and I was ready to call it quits and drive back home. RV is hanging...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

What an amazing State Park! We rented a cabin to spend the weekend with our family. We hiked, fished, visited the beach, Hope furnace, Moonville tunnel, and traveled to the Hocking Hills area to hike Cedar Falls and Ash Cave. We were exhausted when the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

We stayed at cabin #37, which has been remodeled. It was very closed to the Dinning Lodge. The lodge store only accepted cash. If you need firewood and don't have cash, tough luck. We liked The Nature Center and the Lodge. The beach was nice....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We came here last weekend to spend time with family. We rented 6 cabins and all brought our dogs as they are allowed in cabins. The cabins are rustic but clean albeit a couple spiders. We had a great time, did all of our cooking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dianne R
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We visited lake hope and it was beautiful scenery. We also walked some trails around this area and we took many pics.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank andreafout
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Stayed at site 176 for a mid-summer get-away. The park itself is very clean. The RV/tent sites are extremely sloped to the extent that your items will slide on the picnic table, and if you cook your liquids will pull to one side of your...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

The campsites are on top of a mountain. Very beautiful. Only downside is that the sites are uneven and can be steep. Be sure to bring a lot of leveling equipment. Very peaceful, great for walking pets. Lots to do in the area such as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Kristi2296
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The newly updated wood burning cabins are quite nice. We stayed in cabin #4, the Zaleski cabin. A couple of things to be aware of if you stay in this or the surrounding cabins: Parking is not directly next to your cabin. This was not...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank JenMInOHIO
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This was one of the nicest vacations I’ve ever been on. The cabin was much more than I expected and very nice. The trails around the area are great and I loved every minute I was there. The only bad thing was when we had...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Keith1951
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Response from LongTimeResident43 | Reviewed this property |
It has automatic furnace heat but you can also enjoy supplemental enjoyment from a wood burning stove or fireplace.
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Sorry but I don't know. I suggest a phone call to the site. They are very friendly and will be pleased to give you up to date information.
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