OH - Dilon State Park (Dillon Dam)

Discussion in 'Ohio' started by jlynn58, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. jlynn58

    jlynn58 Active Member

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    We live about 45 min. from this park in Lancaster. I camped here as a kid when it was built. We love it at Dillon. We camp in area 1 all the sites we have camped at are good. Restrooms are cleaned a couple times a day. A big beach that you have to drive to, lots of trails to hike or mountain bike on, a well stocked store with ice cream and fudge. it's close to Zanesville that has a lot to do there. We camp at Dillon, Deer Creek , Or Delaware most of the time. :)
     
  2. vulcan

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    I been to Deer creek, but mostly go to Ceasers Creek the most, same as yours, clean, lake, trails and just peace and quiet.
    :) :)
     
  3. taxguy

    taxguy Sandusky, OH

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    Thanks for the report. We are trying to get to all the OH state parks, but have many still to go.
     
  4. jlynn58

    jlynn58 Active Member

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    Good luck with your quest. Please give us info on the parks as you go. :)
     
  5. mamabean5

    mamabean5 Active Member

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    These look like great destinations! My DD may be taking a job in Columbus, so I'm starting to look around the area for places to stay when we visit her. Any other recommendations?
     
  6. novagirl

    novagirl retired camper

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    Make sure you to visit the Hocking Hills area. We stayed at Hocking Hills SP. That area is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen! PM me with your email if you want to see my pictures....:)
     
  7. Mickeyrv

    Mickeyrv Week day camping is great

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    I have never camped at Dilon SP. However my DW and I camped 10 miles south of their at a place called Buffalo Hills Resort. This is a nose in the air place as all the wanted to do was to sell us a permanent camp site so we would not be able to go anywhere else. I wont be going back to snub nose Buffalo hills resort again, I did visit the town of Zanesville and found that a lot of downtown stores were vacant and for sale, I did go to the Hop A long Cassidy Museum and looked around. This place used to be a hospital many many years ago and the owner make it very clear that he was willing to deal on all the stuff he had for sale. He had a lot of Hop A Long Cassidy items, some Roy Rogers stuff, and I think other items. It turns out that Hop A Long Cassidly's home town was Zanesville, Ohio which I didn't know.
     
  8. Lisar1969

    Lisar1969 Member

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    I know this is an old post, but Buffalo Hills is Near Seneca Lake, not Dillon SP. Hop A Long Cassidy museum is in Cambridge, not Zanesville.
     

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