Holiday, summer fun begin Friday at Seneca Lake Park

May 23, 2011

One of the best times of the year is near.

 

The Memorial Day holiday weekend signals the kickoff to summer, and one of the best places anywhere to enjoy the outdoors is at Seneca Lake Park.

 

As the park opens for its annual Memorial Day Weekend Celebration scheduled May 27-30, plenty of events also are planned for all members of the family. It’s just the opener to an exciting summer season at the park, with events and activities scheduled through Labor Day.

 

The park officially opens for the summer Friday (May 27) and a variety of events are planned all weekend, including “Super Bingo,” a campers’ yard sale and much more. The park’s swimming beach also opens for the summer season Friday.

 

Visitors planning to spend a day at the beach or enjoy the other activities available inside the park are admitted for a cost of $5 per vehicle. Season passes are available for $50 per vehicle. The park is open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and the beach is open daily from noon to 8 p.m.

 

Camping also is available at a cost of $32.25 per night for a full hookup (includes electric and sewer service), $27 per night for a site with electric and $25 per night for a primitive site. Discounts apply for stays of at least 30 days. Reservations can be made by calling the park at (740) 685-6013 or by sending an e-mail to seneca@mwcd.org for availability.

 

The park also features two-bedroom family vacation cabins that sleep up to six people, along with salt-box style camper cabins. Overnight boat docking also can be purchased by guests of the park at Seneca Marina.

The park offers rentals of its picnic shelters for $40 each.

 

For more information or a complete schedule of holiday and summer activities, contact the park at (740) 685-6013. Details about the park also can be found at www.mwcd.org and on Facebook. Seneca Lake Park is located at 22172 Park Rd., Senecaville, just a short drive from I-70 and I-77 near Cambridge.

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