Alum Creek Lake
5905 Lewis Center Rd.
Lewis Center, OH 43035-9215
Phone: (740) 548-6151
NOTICE: Many states are discouraging or banning movement of firewood to control spread of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Not bringing wood from home to your campsite and not taking unused wood you procure while camping home with you is recommended -- required in some states. Check the following website to learn more: http://www.emeraldashborer.info/
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See the Alum Creek Lake website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.
Alum Creek Lake Visitor Center (740) 548-6151
Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: From Columbus take I-71 north to the Polaris Exit. Exit to the right on Polaris Parkway, heading east. Turn left on Worthington Road. Then turn left on Africa Road. You will be able to see the dam at Lewis Center and Africa Roads. Turn left onto Lewis Center Road to get to the Below Dam Recreation Area or the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Visitor Center.
Factoid: A visitor center provides information for many of the 2.5 million visitors to this 3387 acre lake.
Age & Disability Discount Passes
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers COVID-19 Recreation Services Status
Please see the list below for USACE managed areas. Other parks run by state or private marinas are not included in the list below. Please contact the state or private marina for additional information. Updated: 3/28/23
4 Recreation areas at Alum Creek Lake
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|T||Pull Through Campsites|
|C||Fish Cleaning Stations|
|GS||Group Picnic Shelter|
|B||Bike Trails |
|I||Hiking Trails - Interpretive|
|R||Off Road Vehicle Trails|
|S||Snow Mobile Trails|
|CC||Cross Country Skiing Trails|
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