Great Seal State Park Camground

Ohio State Park

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4908 Marietta Road Chillicothe, OH 45601 740-887-4818 866-644-6727 Official Website

GPS: 39.4022, -82.9415

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Overview of Great Seal State Park Camground

Camping is available to both horse and non-horse campers - Horse picket lines (tie lines) are located behind sites 1-10. Sites 11 - 15 do not have the horse picket lines.

Number of Sites 15

Pad Type dirt

Reservations yes

Elevation 820 ft / 249 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Great Seal State Park Camground 2 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 3/17/2022
T-Mobile 4G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 7/9/2021
Bill_M
Cincinnati, OH
3 reviews
“Avoid this campground if possible”

Reviewed 3/17/2022

Nightly rate: $17
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 11
Overall Rating

This small campground has so many problems I don't know where to start. I camped on several nice weekdays in March. First, the good aspects... It's convenient to Chillicothe and things I wanted to see and do. The sites themselves are fine for cooler season camping. With minimal shade or electric, I would personally avoid the heat of summer. Gravel site pads are reasonably level and sufficiently spacious. The outer sites have a place to tie horses, but are otherwise usable for non-equestrian campers. There was one potable water source that was functional. The park itself has a lot of nice hiking and feels safe. Now the negatives... One of the park's best overlooks (dedicated as a Covid-19 memorial) is actually located in the campground. So is a popular trail. Couple that with it's proximity to Chillicothe and there's absolutely no privacy. It's a parade of locals either using the park amenities (fine not their fault), cruising the campground or dumping their trash in the overflowing dumpsters (seems to be a popular pastime). Traffic continues well after dark and resumes before sunrise in the morning. It's unexplainable why park officials designed a campground in this way. It felt unsafe to me after dark. The lone pit toilet with just one commode each doesn't have a privacy door and isn't lighted at night. In fact there's no security lighting in the entire campground. After a two night stay I never saw a marked park vehicle, staff or security. Avoid this one if you can.

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Verizon 4G

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ChrisC
Bahama, NC
24' Converted shuttle bus 2015 Chevy express duramax diesel shuttle bus
5 reviews
“Unimpressed”

Reviewed 7/9/2021

Nightly rate: $26
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 5
Overall Rating

Rates show $20, but must pay the online reservation system another $6.50 so really $26.50 to stay here. Primitive only with 1 pit toilet that smells awful. None of us will use it and another group tried to bring their small toddler in who cried on going in. This kills the site for us. We have used pits before without issue, but this one is unusable. Outside loop of 11 sites smell of horse poop and there is some poop in each site. Inside few sites are non-horse, but worse location as they have no trees or shade.
It is very quiet and peaceful though. Sites are pretty level gravel sites. Saw a few deer and rabbits. Can barely hear the road in the distance of the city.

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Site Quality
Noise
T-Mobile 4G

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • basketball court
  • horseshoes
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • volleyball
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available
Pets
  • pets
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