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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4.5 out of 5
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Campground Reviews

Jul 16, 2014
Jul 16, 2014
Awesome as always
Jul 16, 2014
I Always think this is a great place to stay with children. You definitely keep them busy. During this stay I was not happy that there was a group of people that brought solo cups to the children's activity and also at the pool that was filled with alcoholic beverages. I know people drink, It should only be allowed at there camp site and not children's activities area's
Jul 16, 2014
We really like this KOA while traveling to Indianapolis. Thinking about staying longer sometime in the future.
Jul 16, 2014
You guys really need to control the mosquito population due to the standing water in the ditch that runs down the center of the park. Otherwise the Kampground is great!
Jul 16, 2014
Nice clean place but I thought the nightly rate was a bit high.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

The rates reflect the amenities and time of year you camp. The weekends are normal rates and weekdays are reduced. Holidays are a little higher.
Jul 15, 2014
Jul 15, 2014
Jul 15, 2014
We had a family reunion there and this campground was one of few that allowed us to enjoy our self late into the night. They kept an eye on us but allowed us to stay up around the campfire till the wee hours and the staff was very pleasent!!! Thank you for providing us a fabulous place for our reunion.
Jul 15, 2014
Campground is very clean. The campsites are very small though your picnic table is right beside another capers septic hook up. A little to much security, kids cant ride their bikes past dusk. Only one device on Wi-Fi is pretty much ridiculous for $75.00 a night.
Jul 15, 2014
Honestly, the facilities were nice and the cabin we stayed in was clean. However, I felt that I was being watched - like we were going to do something wrong. There was a ton of rules for this KOA - unlike others - and it was just a bit much.
Jul 15, 2014
Staff was incredibly helpful and professional. They were genuinely friendly and attentive; probably the best I have experienced in my travels. Sites were way too close together for my taste. The grounds were well maintained and clean. I would stay there again.
Jul 14, 2014
Had a great time. Staff was friendly and helpful. Campground was clean and very pretty.
Jul 14, 2014
Mosquitoes were terrible!! Dump station needs to be relocated or drive widened so that you can pass someone to leave.
Jul 14, 2014
Friendly staff, super clean restrooms, lots of activities for kids & quiet park at night. We travel a lot all over the country, & this is one of the best parks where we have stayed.
Jul 14, 2014
We stayed in a 2 room cabin and had a great time. Everything was clean and bug-free when we arrived, even the bathrooms. We would definitely stay again.
Jul 14, 2014
This KOA is by far one of the nicest campgrounds we have ever stayed at. The employees are helpful and kind, and we always look forward to staying here!
Jul 14, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
Kids had the best time of the summer
Jul 14, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
Great place to stay. They are great with service dogs.
Jul 14, 2014
Pretty pricey but nice facility.
Jul 14, 2014
Jul 14, 2014
Way to tight,over priced and the employees are very Unfriendly. No way I stay there again.
Jul 14, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
This KOA was a one night stop over enroute to a destination in Pennsylvania. I only needed minimal services with no need for activities, etc. The services were adequate for my needs, however, I felt the charges were higher than I would have preferred when all I used was space and electricity.
Jul 13, 2014
At 79.00 a night with are 5 wheel 50 amp is pretty steep.. and the hooks up were not lined up properly so we could use the 50amp service cause the outlets were to far apart from each other there is better places right down the street and still very close to Buckeye Lake..and they are 30 a night ,, so double think before you stay here,.

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

The place across the street is a mobile home park mainly for monthly campers, no pool etc. All campers are escorted to their site and if the hookups are not suitable we always try to move to another site.
Jul 12, 2014
All was great except the jumping pillow was available only for a limited time.
Jul 12, 2014
The culvert needs to be cleaned out to allow the standing water in the creek to drain. Otherwise the park was very well kept.
Jul 12, 2014
Unfriendly and too many "Rules"

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

We all must have rules. Anywhere you go there are rules... the mall, the local swimming pool. If we had no rules here, no one would want to come. This is a family campground and when we must enforce the rules, we are unfriendly or rude.
Jul 11, 2014
Stayed overnight, en route to our next destination. People who work here are LOVELY! The ice cream is DIVINE! Kids like the bouncy pillow and playground.
Jul 10, 2014
Had a great time as we always do. Grandkids had a blast, I will be posting pics from our stay on the website and my face book page for all to see.. and we will see you next July!!!!
Jul 10, 2014
My state at Buckeye Lake/Columbus East, OH was very nice. The location of the campsite made it nice to visit nearby events and attractions such as Buckeye Winery for tasting and the zoo.
Jul 10, 2014
The stay in the cabin was comfortable and the restrooms were exceptional. However the price was higher than expected and I was very disappointed to have to pay an extra 4.00 for a second internet connection to allow use of my cell phone and that of my grandson considering the cost of the rental. I doubt that I would spend the $ at this site again.
Jul 10, 2014
A great place to stay for a night or many nights. Well kept, very friendly and plenty to do.
Jul 09, 2014
Nice people, clean sites, visible security.
Jul 09, 2014
always a pleasure to stay at Buckeye lake KOA
Jul 09, 2014
Jul 05, 2014
Nice place, feels small, but really quiet.
Jul 04, 2014
During the night of our stay, we had 5 inches of rain. Needless to say, the campground was flooded. The staff was very proactive in helping us to get out of our site and on the road. We appreciate their prompt action and assistance.
Jul 04, 2014
We enjoyed our stay; made us feel welcomed.
Jul 03, 2014
We liked everything about our stay.
Jul 01, 2014
Nice campground with good security. I would return again. This is the ONLY highly rated KOA that I have been too that charges visitors after 5 PM. The charge should be done away with !! Glad to see that they now recycle. Staff outside office need to work on customer friendliness. Acted as though they did not trust their customers.
Jul 01, 2014
Jul 01, 2014
This is a great place for campers. especially if you have kids. Lots to do for them. The staff is awesome. And the bathrooms and showers are real clean. The internet connection can use some improvement.
Jul 01, 2014
Very family oriented. Excellent facilities. Excellent activities.
Jul 01, 2014
Very peaceful, shady park with creek running through it. Yellow-shirted camp hosts were busy leading campers to their site and helping in the office.
Jul 01, 2014
A little pricey compared to other comparable campgrounds

CAMPGROUND RESPONSE / COMMENTS:

The rates are in direct proportion to expenses of the campground, repairs and maintenance, salaries, taxes and any other expense due to location not compared to other properties.

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