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Alum Creek Lake

Description:

A visitor center provides information for many of the 2.5 million visitors to this 3387 acre lake.

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.

Phone:

(740) 548-6151

Email:

Address:

5905 Lewis Center Rd. Lewis Center, OH 43035-9215

Activities:

Biking Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Picnicking Visitor Center Water Sports Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site Other Recreation Concession Site Hotel/lodge/resort Privately Owned Environmental Education

Organization:

USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers

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