A.W. Marion State Park

Admission to A.W. Marion State Park is free.

  • Open daily dawn to dusk
  • Location: (Map It) On Warner-Huffer Road, just north of U.S. Route 22, east of Circleville, Ohio
  • Phone: 740-869-3124
  • Web: click here

A.W. Marion State Park’s rolling woodlands and quiet waters offer visitors a welcome escape from the rigors of everyday life. This small but unique park offers a variety of recreational activities while maintaining a quiet atmosphere of natural serenity. A wooded camp area with 58 sites offers tent and trailer camping from late March through early November. Twenty-nine sites have electricity. Hargus Lake provides 145 acres of water, boat launching ramps, and public docks. Rentals are available from the concession on the northwest side of the lake. Electric motors only are permitted. The Hargus Lake Trail offers five miles of scenic pleasure, providing access to the entire shoreline of the lake. Beginning at the campground, the Squawroot Nature Trail offers the hiking enthusiast one mile of scenic terrain. The trail is self-guided with directional signs and takes visitors to fourteen points of interest. These scenic trails are open for year-round use.

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