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Chain O'Lakes State Park

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Address: 2355 E. 75th South, Albion, IN 46701
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+1 260-636-2654
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Nice campground

lots of natural beauty. Plenty of things to do around the park also.Could use more things to do at the Park but enough to keep you busy.

Reviewed 11 April 2017
David W
Bourbon, IN
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Bourbon, IN
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

lots of natural beauty. Plenty of things to do around the park also.Could use more things to do at the Park but enough to keep you busy.

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Porter, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

we camped here for three nights on busy fall weekend at the end of October. The campground itself was busy some campers more friendlier than others. The campsite itself was small but plenty of room as we have a travel trailer that is on the smaller side. The bigger rigs seemed tightly squeezed in some areas. as for the restrooms... More 

Thank Laura P
South Whitley, Indiana
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This park has a variety of trails to run/hike from easy to moderate. I have been going here for 35+ years. Besides trails there are canoes to rent and plenty of places to fish. Great fun for family or just self. Check out the website for maps. Camp grounds get booked early for weekends so plan ahead.

Thank James M
Midwest, USA
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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Been visiting this beautiful State Park for over 50 years. Have not yet seen it all. Multiple lakes to fish in. A big swimming beach. Well worth taking the time to visit.

Thank kidandzoomom
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Stay here for a girl's getaway weekend every year. We stay in one of the cabins - nice big screened porch - wood stove - plenty of sleeping places. We did see a little mousey in the kitchen this year. The park has a nice camp store and canoes, kayaks and bikes for rent.

Thank sistermorton
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My husband I rented cabin 2 and relatives rented cabin 3 this past weekend and we had a great time. !This state park has several cabins to rent.) Our cabin was clean and had a fridge, stove, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, pots and pans and a outside charcoal grill. Everything else you need to bring(silverware, cooking utensils, charcoal, towels, bedding,... More 

Thank Ann S
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We spent two hours canoeing and another couple of hours hiking. In the fall, the Indiana afternoon sunlight takes on a luminous, golden, glowing quality, the kind that impressionist artists love to capture, and it was such a delight to see this light bathing the hills and lakes, and sprinkling through the trees as we paddled the channels. For $10... More 

Thank Jennifer M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Rented the 4 cabins to celebrate birthdays for "girls week-end". First, the down side: This is NOT a motel. You need to bring everything as if you were camping. LOTS OF POISON IVY around the cabins--don't let kids play off the stone path. The fire rings are not near the cabins. The water is well water and at times can... More 

Thank nancy w
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Chain O Lakes is exactly what it says it is. Several smaller glacial lakes that are connected together by canals. It's pretty much a canoe/kayaker's paradise. It's also a nice fisherman's getaway if you have a canoe/john boat setups. To top that off there are some nice trails to walk on. A few of them have wild mushrooms and flowers... More 

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stayed for two nights in a family cabin on August 2016. The cabins were very clean and well kept and the nightly rates are very reasonable. The kitchen was great for cooking but make sure to bring your own cooking utensils (forks, knives, spatulas, etc.). Frying pans, pots, and a coffee maker were provided, which was convenient. The park... More 

Thank Lindsay T

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