OH Explorer Review of Deer Creek State Park

Deer Creek Cottages

Reserve a Cottage

  • 25 cottages each with two bedrooms, bath with a shower, living room with a sofa bed, complete kitchen, dining area and screened porch
  • The cottages sleep up to six people
  • The historic Harding Cabin offers a unique lakeside setting and sleeps 7 to 9 guests. For reservations, please call 1-800-ATAPARK (800-282-7275).

Deer Creek Cabins

Reserve a Cabin

  • 2 Camper cabins available April through October (exact dates vary)
  • Each unit sleeps up to 6 people
  • Features include electric outlets, A/C, heater, refrigerator, microwave, cook stove, porch with charcoal grill
  • Linens, dishes and cooking utensils are not provided
  • Daily housekeeping is not available

Deer Creek Lodge

Reserve a Lodge Room

  • 110 guest rooms, many with a panoramic view of the lake.
  • Lodge features include indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, whirlpool and exercise room.
  • A restaurant, lounge and meeting rooms provide additional accommodations.
  • Tennis courts are available for lodge and cottage guest use.

Deer Creek Camping

Reserve a Campsite
Reserve a Group Campsite

  • 227 electric sites
  • Features include showers, flush toilets and a dump station
  • Pets are permitted on all sites, except Rent-A-Camp & Camper Cabin sites – 2 pet maximum per site
  • Campground attractions include a tetherball, volleyball and basketball courts, horseshoe pits, 2 playgrounds and miniature golf
  • Bicycles can be rented from the camp office for a fee
  • Group camp is also available by reservation
  • Equestrian camp provides primitive overnight facilities for riders
  • Primitive group camp offers an area for youth groups

Deer Creek State Park Activities

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Swimming
  • Hiking

Deer Creek Hiking Trails

  • Adena Ridge Trail – 3/4 Mile – Easy
  • Waterloo Trail – 1/4 Mile – Easy
  • Van Horn Trail – 2 Miles – Easy-Moderate
  • Meadow Trail – 1 Mile – Moderate
  • Rolling Hills Trail – 2.5 Miles – Moderate
  • Marsh Walk Trail – 1 Mile – Moderate
  • Ridge Trail – 1.5 Miles – Moderate

A Bridle Trail also allows hiking – 17 miles – Moderate

Hiking Trail Map

Bridle Trail Map


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