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Tar Hollow State Park

16396 Tar Hollow Rd, Laurelville, OH 43135-9210
+1 740-887-4818
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Hike with dog

We had come to Tar Hollow once a long time ago, and I couldn't remember why we never went back... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patricia W
Hilliard, Ohio
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went there to look at the camping spots, appears to be spread out and really nice looking spots... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
greg b
Trenton, Ohio
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“state park” (5 reviews)
“small lake” (3 reviews)
“paddle boats” (2 reviews)
16396 Tar Hollow Rd, Laurelville, OH 43135-9210
+1 740-887-4818
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had come to Tar Hollow once a long time ago, and I couldn't remember why we never went back. "Latrines". "Latrines " is why we never went back. As if the smell wasn't bad enough, the bugs were even worse. And I douse myself...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

went there to look at the camping spots, appears to be spread out and really nice looking spots. the lake looked nice and the beach and playground looked good.

Thank greg b
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Every year our family has a weekend camp. The park is perfect for all ages to come together for good food, fellowship, playing in the creeks, taking out paddle boats, playing horseshoes and relaxing by the camp fire.

1  Thank bevh3553
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We intended to go to Hocking Hills State Park and got lost. So we ended up at Tar Hollow. On a late October day it could not have been more beautiful. We took a leisurely walk along the lake which provided ample opportunity four photos...More

Thank buck5715
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Hiked the north loop day 1 and south loop day 2 while staying in the backpack camp. I love the beauty of Tar Hills and this was a great weekend to see the early autumn leaves. The only thing I did not enjoy was the...More

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Love Tar Hollow. Only an hour from Columbus and makes us feel like we're back in WV were we are from with out the long drive. Fishing in the small lake is just so so. The trails are great. Not well maintained gravel trails. These...More

Thank Seth C
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I'm a 26 year old male who enjoys nature, and just wanted to camp and hike for a long weekend. So I made a reservation and drove my Honda Accord down and my cooler and some beef jerkey and some smokes and embarked and the...More

1  Thank Nick Z
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We usually stay at Old Mans Cave but could not get a reservation for this past weekend. Tar Hollow was close enough to enjoy the area. Paid 8bucks extra for a reservation. Got to the park and checked in. Went to our site and someone...More

1  Thank Kim T
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped here to fish, but ended up renting a small paddle boat for an hour and walking the trail around the small lake. Tar hollow is a gorgeous spot that offers camping, fishing, putt putt and more, but seems to be more of a commercial...More

Thank Shandy C
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Majestic trees greet you at the entrance to Tar Hollow State Park. They are tall, I mean really tall. Taller than any stand of trees I’ve experienced in Ohio (see pics). I am here to hike the northern half of the 18-mile figure eight Tar...More

2  Thank Chris2200
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Lori K
4 July 2017|
Response from greg b | Reviewed this property |
from what I remember, I noticed a couple of places around the boat dock and around the beach/ playground area that appeared to be close to the water.
Shane A
25 May 2017|
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Response from bevh3553 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The Lake is perfect for canoeing. You can find more information on their website.
Jim S
31 October 2016|
Response from Nick Z |