Admission to Punderson State Park is free.
- Open daily dawn to dusk
- Location: (Map It) On State Route 87, just east of Newbury, Ohio
- Phone: 440-564-2279
- Web: click here
Punderson State Park with its natural lake, resort manor house, family cottages, golf course, and scenic campground, provides myriad recreational opportunities for visitors. Punderson is also Ohio’s premier winter sports park. Sledding, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing are all at their best providing cold-weather thrills for its visitors. Overnight accommodations are available in the manor house. Thirty-one guest rooms provide a warm, intimate atmosphere. The manor house features a dining room, meeting rooms, and outdoor and indoor swimming pools. Twenty-six cottages sleep six persons each. They have two bedrooms, a bath with a shower, living room, complete kitchen, dining area, and screened porch. Situated on the site of a former Indian village, the 196-site campground offers shower houses, flush toilets, electricity, and pet camping. Five full hookup sites also include water and sewer service. A championship, 18-hole public golf course challenges even the expert golfer. Reservations are always advisable and required for weekend play. The pro shop stocks all necessary merchandise and has a snack bar. Fourteen miles of trails take the hiker to some of the more interesting and scenic areas of the park. The winter sports chalet is a unique heated facility that is available for daily rental spring through fall. The campground offers a nature center. Boat rentals are offered at the marina. Visitors can find volleyball and basketball courts, horseshoes, and shuffleboard at the lodge. A tennis court is located at the chalet. Playgrounds, volleyball, and basketball courts are also located in day-use areas.