The Best Campgrounds in Ohio

By · November 14, 2013 · Filed in RV Travel

It’s easy to find a great RV spot in Ohio. Lakes, rivers, forests, and convenient locations offer variety and opportunities for exploration. Here’s a look at a few of the top RV campgrounds in the Buckeye State that can appeal to a broad range of camping styles.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

Indian Lake State Park

Set near 5,000 acre Indian Lake, this multi-use facility is great for families. Fishing, boating, hiking, biking, and exploring this 800 acre park will keep everyone happy with plenty of activities.

Shawnee State Park

At over 1,000 acres, it’s a huge facility with lots of amenities. Located in the Appalachian foothills, the scenery is gorgeous. Two small lakes, a golf course, indoor swimming facility, and extensive hiking trails are just some of the opportunities for fun.

Cedarbrook Campground

Although there is RV camping within walking distance of the King’s Island theme park near Cincinnati, Cedarbrook is a little more secluded. Still just eight miles away from the park in Lebanon, it’s close, yet seems far away. The park has a full calendar of events in season to compliment the theme park experience.

Mohican State Park

Another large park at over 1,000 acres, this place is incredibly beautiful. Set near the Mohican River and Clear Fork Gorge, exploring the wild areas is the focus. That said, there are plenty of amenities as well. Volleyball, basketball, biking and kayaking are some of the attractions.

American Wilderness Campground and Event Center

It’s the closest camping area to Cleveland and it has something for everyone. More attuned to a luxury experience than remote camping, it’s a nice spot for those not wanting to get too far afield. There is a banquet hall available for your special events.

Lieth Run Recreation Area

Located about 20 minutes north of Marietta in the Wayne National Forest, the campground and recreation area appeal to RV campers hoping to spend some time relaxing. Just steps from the Ohio River, there is also much to do for those seeking an activity-filled vacation.

Scenic Hills RV Park

This one is a great choice for campers wanting to visit Amish areas. Located just outside Berlin in the heart of Amish Country, it’s the perfect base for exploring the surrounding area. Large sites will accommodate big RVs and free WiFi is available.

Lock 30 Woodlands

A big plus here is that the facility is opened year round and has a heated clubhouse. If you are looking to get away outside of the main camping season, you can’t go wrong here. It offers seclusion in a scenic environment that is just minutes away from town in Lisbon.


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