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5 Ultimate RV Campgrounds of Ohio

Head to the Buckeye State this season for an RV trip for the ages. Stay at these 5 amazing RV parks and campgrounds in Ohio.

RV parks in Ohio

Ohio is known as the Heart of it All, and for good reason. This Midwestern state is home to various cultures, natural landscapes, hallmark cities, and football. Tourists looking for a small-town retreat, a city escape, or a nature getaway are all in luck because Ohio’s got it all. With three stunning bodies of water - the Great Miami River, Ohio River, and Lake Erie - plus metropolitans like Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton, visitors are in for a busy time.


RV campers can enjoy the best of both worlds with some of Ohio’s most popular RV campsites in close distance to both amazing natural and cultural attractions. From spring through fall, campers can savor Ohio’s outdoor adventures, lakes, and forests, and there are activities saved for winter too. With so many great options for RV campgrounds, it can be hard to decide on the best ones, so we have done the job for you. Read on to find what the top five RV campgrounds in the Buckeye State have in store for you!


Lighthouse Point

Talk about relaxation and recreation at the same place! This RV campground was voted one of the 9 most beautiful RV Campgrounds in the U.S. by Travel and Leisure Magazine, and you’ll have a blast finding out why. It’s located a walking distance away from Cedar Point, one of the country’s - if not the world’s - most popular amusement parks. Cedar Point offers entertainment unlimited with thrilling roller coasters, a water park, games, live entertainment, and much more. The RV campground has great amenities and full-hookup RV sites. It is also close to Lake Erie, so if you visit during the winter, be prepared for some intense ice fishing!


Rates:

Daily = $120-$150


Amenities:

  • 140+ full RV hookups

  • Patio sites

  • Laundry

  • Showers

  • Cable

  • Wifi

  • Waterfront cottages

  • Charcoal grill

  • Convenience store

  • Outdoor pool

  • Hot tub

  • Cedar Point beach access

  • Shuffleboard court

  • Parasail rentals


Evergreen Park RV Resort

Be prepared to glamp it up! Evergreen RV Resort is located in Ohio’s famous Amish Country and is close to both Akron and Cleveland. Campers can take a drive to Akron to see the Akron Zoo and the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which would make a visit to the FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland a must for all Cleveland Browns fans. Of course, other attractions in Cleveland, like the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, are just as unmissable. The campground’s sites are spacious to accommodate the big rigs and activities are carried out throughout the year. If you are visiting with children, October will be particularly eventful with a Fall Festival and Halloween costume contest.


Rates:

Daily = $65


Amenities:

  • 80+ full hookup RV sites

  • 20, 30, 50 amp Electric Service

  • Sewer

  • Water

  • Cable TV

  • Wi-Fi

  • Paved sites

  • Grill & pavilion

  • Weekend activities throughout year

  • Pet-friendly


Austin Lake RV Park & Cabins

This huge campground is located in Toronto, Ohio, and is the perfect summer retreat! It is next to Lake Austin so you already know you’ll be needing to keep your swim gear on hand. Campers can go swimming in the lake, get that perfect tan on the beach, take on the park’s aquatic obstacle course and tube slides, or rent out paddle carts, bumper boats, and pontoons. Those looking to explore beyond water will enjoy the hiking trails and creeks surrounding the park. There’s so much to do that whether you are here with family or on spring break with friends, you’ll find an activity to enjoy.


Rates:

Daily = $45-$80


Amenities:

  • Full hookup

  • All sites are equipped with picnic table

  • Limestone parking base

  • 30/50 amp pedestal style electric service

  • Fire ring

  • Big rig friendly

  • Restrooms

  • Bathhouse

  • Beach

  • Camp store

  • Boat rentals

  • Dog swimming area

  • Fishing ponds

  • Propane

  • Hiking trails


Hocking Hills KOA

Nestled in the stunning Hocking Hills, this RV campground is for outdoor enthusiasts. The area has great waterfalls, caves, cottages, and seven hiking trails, including the Ash Cave, Conkle’s Hollow, Cedar Falls, Cantwell Cliffs, Rock House, and Hemlock Bridge Trail leading to Whispering Cave, and the popular Old Man’s Cave. Campers can enjoy canoeing, horseback riding, rappelling, and zip-lining through amazing rock formations. The campground is a good balance of the outdoors and relaxation. RVers can spend the day in the wilderness before heading to Hocking Hills to relax in the heated pool for a good night’s sleep.


Rates:

Daily = $35-$50


Amenities:

  • Full hookup RV sites

  • Water, electric, sewer

  • Cable

  • Wifi

  • Firepit

  • Grills

  • Heated pool

  • Gem mining

  • Arts for kids

  • Store

  • Snack cafe

  • Dog park

  • Hike trails

  • Mountain biking

  • Picnic areas

  • Playground


Lazy River at Granville

Here’s a campground for those who love to be on the move! Lazy River is at the heart of all the action. It is located in the lovely Welsh Hills areas and offers great amenities to campers, like zip-linings, sports courts, and splash pads. Yet the best part is that the campground is in close proximity to Columbus. Tourists will have a grand time touring the capital city’s attractions, especially the Columbus Zoo, the Center of Science and Industry - one of the top 10 science museums in the country, the Ohio Stadium and Theatre, the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and so much more. With great onsite amenities and nearby attractions, Lazy River will keep you away from the city noise in natural serenity, yet close to all the fun.


Rates:

Daily = $40-$100

Weekly = $220-$600


Amenities:

  • Full hookup

  • Water, electric, sewer

  • Cable

  • Wifi

  • Picnic tables

  • Fire rings

  • Recreation hall

  • Laser tag

  • Zipline

  • Two heated swimming pools

  • Basketball

  • Game room

  • Playground

  • Grocery store

  • Snack bar

  • Sports

  • Rock climbing

  • Hiking trails in woods


Hit the Road!

There you have it for the best RV campgrounds in the Buckeye State! Ohio has a great variety of attractions to offer, so don’t miss out on the chance to see stunning nature, crystal lakes, and contemporary cities all in one trip!


Best RV parks in Ohio

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