Delaware Lake Damsite Shelters Campground and Camping
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About the Campground
The Dam Site Recreation Area at Delaware Lake is located 3 miles North of the City of Delaware, Ohio on US Route 23. There are two reservable picnic shelters in the Dam Site Area, with numerous picnic tables, pads and grills located throughout the area outside of the shelters, that are free on a first come, first serve basis.
Shady Ridge Shelter is nestled under shade trees on a grassed ridge approximately 100 yards from the parking lot. Shady Ridge Shelter offers ADA access, privacy, water and electric, playgrounds, volleyball, and is within easy access to restrooms and hiking trail leading to the Olentangy River, downstream of the majestic Delaware Dam.
Elm Grove Shelter is cradled between rows of shady elm trees and is located 50 feet from the parking lot. Elm Grove Shelter is a new attraction and offers ADA access, privacy, water and electric, playgrounds, volleyball, a textured patio with pedestal tables and group grill and is within easy access to restrooms, playgrounds and hiking trail leading to the Olentangy River, downstream of the majestic Delaware Dam.
A new double vault toilet is located on the trail near the river for your convienence. For information contact the Delaware Lake Project Office at 740-363-4011.
Services & Amenities
- Basketball Net/Court
- Drinking Water
- Flush Toilets
- Group Grills
- Nature Trail
- Picnic Shelters
- Picnic Tables
- Sight Seeing
- Vault Toilet
- Volleyball Nets/Courts
- Wildlife Viewing
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- Bicycle Rental
- Boat Launch Ramps
- Boat Rental
- Fishing Supplies
- Frisbee Golf Courses
- Jet Skiing
- Public Marina
- Water Skiing
Apr 28 2010 -
Sep 28 2010
|GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC
May 07 2011 -
Sep 25 2011
|GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC
Alerts and Important Information
Alcoholic beverages are NOT permitted. This is a day-use facility only. Reservations made through Reserve America. Camping is not allowed in this area. Pets must be on a leash at all times. Reserving Shelter does not reserve adjacent parking, playground, or open space, and individual picnic sites. The day use area closes at 9:30pm. ATV/ORV's are prohibited. Vehicles must be parked in the parking lot. For more information, please call Delaware Lake Project office at 740-363-4011.
Campground Contact Information
Campground Phone: 740-363-4011
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
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More About Delaware Lake Damsite Shelters Campground
Delaware Lake Damsite Shelters is a campground located in Delaware, Ohio. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.
To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -83.06917 latitude, and -83.06917 longitude into your GPS device.
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