Dillon State Park

 

Campground Type
State Park

Location:
5265 Dillon Hills Drive
Nashport, Ohio 43830

Phone:
740-453-4377 740-452-1083

Web:
Dillon State Park

Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 195
Number of Sites with Electric: 183

The wooded hills and scenic valleys of the Dillon area offer a picturesque setting for outdoor adventure. Whether boating the quiet coves and inlets of the lake or hiking the forest trails, Ohio's rural hill country provides an outstanding recreational experience at Dillon State Park.

Cottages
29 family cottages nestled in the woods overlooking the north lakeshore
Each cottage has air conditioning, cable television, gas heat, two bedrooms, one bath, living room, all-electric kitchen, dining area and screened porch
Linens, towels and kitchen utensils are furnished
One cottage is fully accessible
Pets are permitted in select cottages, please call 866-644-6727 for more information

Camping
183 electric sites
12 non-electric sites
Showers, flush toilets and a dump station
Commissary with grocery items and laundromat is located near the check-in station
One youth group camp is available

Boating
Boating with unlimited horsepower is permitted on Dillon Lake
Two boat ramps are provided for access to the lake
70 docks are available for rent on a seasonal basis

Swimming
An excellent 1,360-foot swimming beach is located near the park office
Wading pool
Game area is adjacent to the beach offering volleyball and a playground area as well as lighted courts for tennis and basketball
Check for water quality advisories

Fishing
Largemouth bass, muskie, bluegill, crappie and catfish are plentiful
A valid Ohio fishing license is required

Sportsmen's Area
This modern facility, located in the Dillon Wildlife area, includes lighted trap and skeet fields with high, low, and combination houses, a 100-yard rifle range and 25-yard pistol range with firing line shelter and tables
Restrooms and meeting space are located indoors
For more information please call 740-452-3529
Photo courtesy of SpokeJunkies


Trails
15 miles of wooded bridle trails, maps are available at the park office
2 hiking trails
Ruffed Grouse Nature Trail • 3/4 mile • Moderate
Dillon's Paved Trail • 1/2 Mile • Easy • Handicap Accessible
4 multi-use trails
Licking Bend • 6 Miles • Moderate
Blackberry Ridge • 1 Mile • Moderate
King Ridge Loop • 1.1 Miles • Moderate
Hickory Grove Loop • 1.5 Miles • Moderate
Approximately 12 miles of Mountain Bike trails wind throughout the park

Picnicking
7 picnic areas complete with tables and grills are located at pleasant and scenic spots throughout the park
2 shelters that can be reserved online or by calling (866)-644-6727 • if not reserved, both shelters are available on first come first served basis
Jim Dunn shelter house is strictly first come, first served

Disc Golf
Woodchuck Ridge DGC at Dillon State Park is one of the newest disc golf courses in the state
Located just behind the campstore, it was designed for beginners, keeping park guests in mind
It is a 9-hole course, with par set at 34
Just up the wooden steps behind the campstore is the first tee marker, then the course loops near camp area “B”, with the 9th hole located back at the campstore
Maps, score sheets, and rental discs are available at the campstore
The course is free to play, unless rental discs are needed, which is a minimal fee

Archery Range
Located at the bottom of the Sled Hill and can be reached from the large parking lot at the Sled Hill
10, 20, 30, and 40 yard targets as well as a 30 yard broad head target
Backstops are made from recycled plastic from Coconis Furniture
Built in September 2009 by Brenton Reed, an Eagle Scout from Frazeysburg, Ohio

Hunting
Hunting with shotgun or longbow is not permitted in the park, but is permitted in the surrounding Wildlife area during valid seasons and in designated areas
Duck hunting is also permitted
A valid Ohio hunting fishing license is required

Winter Recreation (conditions permitting)
Sledding
Ice skating pond
 

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