COTTAGE SPECIALS DURING LATE FALL AND WINTER MAKE IT EASY FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO GET AWAY TO AN OHIO STATE PARK |
COLUMBUS, OH -- Late fall and winter specials make it easier than
ever to get away to a woodland cottage in a scenic and secluded Ohio State
Park, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
Now's the time to make reservations for a family holiday gathering
or a mid-winter escape to a cozy cottage with all the amenities and comforts
"Off-season cottage stays in Ohio State Parks offer advantages not
found during the busy summer months," said Dan West, Ohio State Parks chief.
"Discounted rates make getaways especially appealing in the fall and
Beginning November 1 and running through April 30, overnight
visitors will receive $20 off the regular Sunday through Thursday night rate
and $10 off the Friday and Saturday night rate on cottage stays at Cowan
Lake State Park in Clinton County, Hocking Hills State Park in Hocking
County and Pike Lake State Park in Pike County. The cottage special is
available from November through March at Buck Creek State Park in Clark
County and Pymatuning State Park in Ashtabula County. Lake Hope State Park
in Vinton County offers the special rates after the Thanksgiving holiday
period through March, while Dillon State Park in Muskingum County and
Mohican State Park in Ashland and Richland counties begin offering the
special rates in January through April.
From November 1 through April 30, overnight visitors get three
nights for the price of two in cottages at Hueston Woods State Park in
Preble County, Shawnee State Park in Scioto County, Burr Oak State Park in
Morgan County, Salt Fork State Park in Guernsey County, Maumee Bay State
Park in Lucas County and Punderson State Park in Geauga County.
Off-season cottage specials are available now through April at Deer
Creek State Park in Pickaway County. Overnight visitors can stay two or more
nights for $129 per night. That's a $30 savings over the regular season
Cottage reservations can be made for any state park (except Deer
Creek) by calling 1-800-AT-A-PARK. Reservations for Deer Creek State Park
cottages are available at 1-877-678-3337.
Each heated and carpeted family cottage is a complete home away from
home. All feature two bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens with microwaves,
baths with showers, and living rooms with televisions and sleep sofas.
Dishes, cookware, utensils and linens are provided. Many locations also
offer gas-log fireplaces and cable television, and a few cottages feature