Buckeye Lake / Columbus East KOA

4460 Walnut Road, SE

Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

Reserve: 800-562-0792

Info: 740-928-0706

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Campground Amenities

Amenities Overview

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 85' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/23 - 9/2)
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Mini Golf ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Bike Rentals ($)

Unique Amenities

Campground Activities

Kampground activities: Photo

Kampground activities:

  • Planned activities and crafts on selected weekend
  • Fire Truck rides on our vintage fire truck
  • Ice Cream socials
  • Breakfast on Saturday & Sunday mornings,  Memorial Day through Labor Day Weekends
  • Dinners on selected weekends
  • Music & dancing on selected weekends
  • Awesome Halloween Weekends the entire month of October
  • Click on KOA News for this month's events or call us for more information regarding our Activities

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Buckeye Lake/Surrounding area activities:

  • Golf
  • Fishing, boating, skiing, swimming on Buckeye Lake (Pre-Arranged)
  • Boat ride/tour on Buckeye Lake
  • Discount outlet shopping
  • Hiking & bike trails (in Licking County Parks)
  • Drag racing
  • Canoeing & kayaking
  • Zoo
  • Museums
  • See Buckeye Lake attractions or check with our Guest Services.

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Campground Events

Listing Calendar
Memorial Day Weekend:  May 22-25 Photo

Memorial Day Weekend: May 22-25

May 22 - 25, 2015

Our 13th annual Kids Dog Show and Parade. Kids bring Fido or Fifi and show off their new tricks or cute costumes. Prizes awarded. This is all in fun, no serious competition.  Enjoy ice cream social ($), fire truck rides and movie on Friday night. Breakfast will be served on Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning. Fun for all!

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Dinosaur Days May 29-31 Photo

Dinosaur Days May 29-31

May 29 - 31, 2015

Kids learn all about Dinosaurs. Come see what we have in store for you with all the visiting Dinosaurs!!! There will be a potluck dinner Saturday evening.  Each camper bring a dish to share and the campground will provide the meat and beverage.  Enjoy ice cream social $, Fire Truck rides, and movie on Friday night.

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Construction Weekend Photo

Construction Weekend

Jun 5 - 7, 2015

Kids, join us as we learn all about construction-shovel, It Fix It, Build It, Dump It!  Movie on Friday night, fire truck rides Friday and Saturday nights.

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50's Weekend and Car Show Photo

50's Weekend and Car Show

Jun 12 - 14, 2015

Come dressed like the 50's, bobby socks, slicked back hair, t-shirts and enjoy games, a real antique car show located at Buckeye Lake KOA, (beautiful cars and trucks) 50's music plays Saturday night at the car show from 5 p.m. till 9 p.m. Enjoy fire truck rides, root beer floats ($). Also, participate in the watermelon seed spitting contest, watermelon eating contest and other 50's games.

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Father's Day Weekend Photo

Father's Day Weekend

Jun 19 - 21, 2015

Kids are free this weekend, Kids make something for Dad for Father's Day on the 20th. On Sunday Dad's get a free pancake breakfast as long as the kids eat too!

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Meet Your Hosts

The Grosecloses

"We want to give our guests the best service at a competitive price to ensure they have a great camping experience."

You'll see plenty of experience at work when you visit the Buckeye Lake KOA Kampground.

The Buckeye Lake KOA is the second campground owned by Mike and Shirley Groseclose. They purchased Buckeye Lake KOA in 2003, after owning and operating the Meridian East/Toomsuba KOA Kampground in Mississippi for 7 years.

Before purchasing their first campground, Mike was a regional services manager at a computer cash register company for 20 years, and Shirley was the manager of a credit union for 17 years.

"We're really proud of what we are able to do for our campers during their stays with us," says Shirley. "We want to give our guests the best service at a competitive price to ensure they have a great camping experience."

Mike and Shirley married since 1970 have two grown sons, Jeff (Married to Allison Hoit Groseclose), retireing in 2014 with 20 years service as a Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Coast Guard and David (Married to Susan Hicks Groseclose w/3 sons, Luke, Zachary, and Isaac) an Engineer for NASCAR in Concord, NC.. When they aren't working hard to keep their campers happy, Mike and Shirley can be found traveling and visiting friends and family and taking their 1954 Lincoln Street Rod to Car Shows.

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