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Scioto Trail State Park

144 Lake Rd, Chillicothe, OH 45601-9478
+1 740-663-2125
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Pleasant park in secluded setting

Scioto Trail State Park has two small lakes and the park is actually divided into two sections... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bruce F
Morrow, Ohio
Off the beaten path but worth the trip

Actually, Scioto Trail is quite near the beaten path. The well signed turn into the park on highway... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul S
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Take a quiet trail into the thickness of oaks and hickories. The Scioto Trail State Park in the Appalachian foothills makes for a pleasant hike.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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144 Lake Rd, Chillicothe, OH 45601-9478
+1 740-663-2125
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Scioto Trail State Park has two small lakes and the park is actually divided into two sections - each surrounding one fo the lakes. There are informal hiking trails around Caldwell Lake that make for a short, scenic stroll. Longer hiking trails available. We stopped...More

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Actually, Scioto Trail is quite near the beaten path. The well signed turn into the park on highway 372 is located on US highway 23 maybe eight miles south of Chillicothe where the highway leaves the river to climb directly up and over the Appalachian...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

A truly scenic place here in southern Ohio, a gem we are very proud of, and very well maintain, A great place to spend a day or even a dinner in the park.

Thank buckeyemike60
Reviewed 30 April 2017

A lovely park with abundant trails and bridle paths, two lakes, picnic areas, and camping sites. The facilities are well maintained as are the trails.Hundreds of hilly acres in which to commune with nature

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It's a beautiful place... Lots of space for picnicking and hiking.. Clean and pleasant atmosphere.. My family has been going here for 40 years...

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I've hiked the trails in this park for many years and have never grown tired of it. The park consists of several hundred hilly acres that are laced with many hiking and bridal trails. There are two lakes and multiple camping sites , most of...More

Thank Rick h
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Very nice state park that offers a lot. There are two lakes, one which has a sand beach. Trailer and tent camping, including hike-in. Picnic tables. Trails. Small amphitheater. Lots of woods.

Thank NatureChaser
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Almost nobody there in Nov. 2016 on Tues-Wed that I was there. Beautiful leaves falling. Trails here are very wide, so you probably don't need long pants. Adjacent state forest has long trails. Even in the park have very steep sections. Toilets are pit type,...More

Thank Ralph G
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I love taking walks here, so peaceful and lovely place to be to get away! If you want to enjoy a view come here, so lovely!

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This state park has an awesome camping area way back in the hollow. The have electric hookups and there is water usually available nearby. Lots of trails to hike and a small lake for fishing. It's a very nice and quiet place to enjoy nature...More

Thank Anteeks2u
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21 October 2016|
Response from Anteeks2u | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure they have nothing in them. They do have a microwave, however.