Top 10 Campgrounds and RV Parks Ohio

Linking the Northeast to the Midwest, Ohio is like no other place in the US. The Buckeye State has some beautifully distinctive terrain and boasts a few of the most famous bodies of water in the US, including the Ohio River, Great Miami River, and Lake Erie. What makes Ohio especially interesting is that it’s also home to some of the most exciting attractions in the country, like the ever-popular Cedar Point, The African Safari Wildlife Park, and King’s Island. Best of all, Ohio is a great place for families who love RVing!

Of the dozens of amazing RV parks in the state, we’ve narrowed it down to the top ten RV Parks and campgrounds in Ohio.

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Berlin RV Park & Campground

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Located in Millersburg, Ohio, Berlin is Amish Country’s newest campground! Built in 2011, this park offers some of the coolest amenities, including free Wi-Fi, an herb garden where guests can pick their own fresh herbs, and a brand-spanking-new pavilion to enjoy your own activities.

Why You’ll Love Berlin RV Park & Campground

Since Berlin RV Park & Campground is such a new facility, it instantly has a fresh feel to it by default. This Ohio campground is also just two miles away from downtown Berlin! Your family can enjoy tons of relaxing things to do in the park, like hanging out at the observation benches throughout the trails or watching horse and buggies passing by while sitting around your campfire. When you’ve finally had your fill of new things to see in the park, you can make your way into the Amish Country and enjoy some of their attractions, or explore historic downtown Millersburg.

What People Are Saying About Berlin RV Park & Campground

“We have stayed here 3 times! We even spent our 25th wedding anniversary there! We grilled steak and lobster tails and enjoyed a nice quiet getaway from the world.” – Anita, Testimonial

“Very, very clean, we stayed 2 nights and would definitely stay again on our next trip out to Amish country!” – Joanne, Testimonial

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Austin Lake Park & Cabins

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Austin Lake Park & Cabins is a huge campground in Toronto, Ohio. This RV park is on the shores of Lake Austin, and it features a number of lake-related amenities. These facilities include bumper boats, pedal carts, and a dog swimming area.

Why You’ll Love Austin Lake Park & Cabins

Austin Lake Park & Cabins features a giant tube slide that sends swimmers into the lake. This RV park also includes an aquatic obstacle course, and there are handcrafted metal sculptures throughout the grounds. There also is a convenient camp store, where you can buy propane and other essentials. The tube slide does not go into water or the lake itself.

What People Are Saying About Austin Lake Park & Cabins

“Great place. Only came to visit friends camping there for the day, and by the end of it, I wanted to stay. Wasn’t expecting such a populated, high-quality park with the back roads that lead there. Don’t judge a book by its cover. With so much to do and there being no mobile data, I never really felt the need to use my phone.” – Nate, Google Review ,

“Austin Lake has been a family staple for more than 50 years. Cable’s have owned the lake for as long as I can remember and continue to build and upgrade every year. It’s a labor of love that has brought families and friends together for generations. Well worth a visit.” – April, Google Review

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Cross Creek Camping Resort ARVC Logo

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This Ohio camping site is one of the premier spots in the entire state! It’s located in Delaware, just 20 minutes north of Columbus. If you’d like to rent an RV, you can pick one up right in the area! Cross Creek is highly rated by many RV and camping focused authorities and is a two-time ARVC National Park Winner. It offers some of the most beautiful surroundings, lots of activities, and even themed weekends your entire family is sure to enjoy!

Why You’ll Love Cross Creek Camping Resort

Cross Creek is an award-winning, family-oriented park. What more could you possibly ask for? Some of the awesome amenities include frisbee golf, tennis, bike rentals, and pedal carts. It’s a stone’s throw away from the Columbus Zoo, Ohio State University, and 10 minutes away from over 120 restaurants.

What People Are Saying About Cross Creek Camping Resort

“I have been camping for 45 years. This is the best-maintained campground I have ever stayed in. Very clean with plenty of stuff to do. The staff was exceptional to me. I will be back.” – George, Google Review

“What an amazing campground!!! Love it here and the staff was so amazingly helpful!!” – Shelli, Google Review

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Evergreen Park RV Resort ARVC Logo

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Evergreen also made our top ten city list for Akron, Ohio, and it grabbed a spot on this list too, for good reason. This incredibly luxurious park is also in the heart of Ohio’s largest Amish community. Its location is perfect for those who want to explore the historic area and indulge themselves in “the best home-style Amish cooking restaurants anywhere.” Whether you stay for a weekend or a month, Evergreen takes pride in treating their guests like family.

Why You’ll Love Evergreen Park RV Resort

There are two kinds of RVers. Those who love RVing and those who love RVing in style. Evergreen is definitely for the latter. With all its luxurious amenities, like heated shower floors, waterfall hot tubs, and exercise room, RVers can feel like they’re both outdoorsy campers and one-percenters.

What People Are Saying About Evergreen Park RV Resort

“After coming here for a few years now, it's still the nicest RV park I’ve stayed at! A+ 100%” – J. Dye, Google Review

“Enjoyed our stay. This by far one of the nicest cabins and campgrounds we have stayed at.” – Teresa, Google Review

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Lazy River At Granville ARVC Logo

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Lazy River is situated in the beautiful Welsh Hills area. It consistently ranks among the top 100 parks in the country. The park is packed with exciting activities for guests of all ages, like a splash pad, basketball court, and zip-lining.

Why You’ll Love Lazy River At Granville

This may be one of the best RV trips you can take in Ohio. With all of the high-end amenities, this park has to offer, it’s impossible to be bored, even for one minute! Lazy River has a two-story Challenge Course that tests your skill (and fear of heights), a game room, and a large recreation hall. If you forget to bring a few essentials, don’t sweat it, just stock up at their full camp and grocery store!

What People Are Saying About Lazy River At Granville

“The owners, Mark and Kathy, go out of their way to make your stay is a very enjoyable one. All the staff is well-trained and super friendly. The campground is very well-maintained. Would highly recommend this campground.” – Teresa Tobias, Google Review

“This is our first time camping here! We were only staying one night, but loved it so much we paid for a second night! We will definitely be camping here a lot from now on!” – Tina, Google Review

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Wood’s Tall Timber Resort

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Wood’s is a 157-acre park located in New Philadelphia; the Tuscarawas County. Their main attraction is their seven-acre lake, where guests can go swimming and fishing! They offer cabins and cottages on top of their gorgeous RV and camping spaces.

Why You’ll Love Wood’s Tall Timber Resort

As mentioned, their main hotspot is their massive lake, with just about everything fun you can think of. Besides swimming and fishing, Wood’s has paddle boating, canoeing, electric boating, and you can even relax on the beach while the kids bury their faces in food and ice cream at Woody’s Grille concession stand (or vice versa).

What People Are Saying About Wood’s Tall Timber Resort

“Just finished an amazing weekend at this resort in Ohio. Cousins trip!!!! I came from Texas and my sister from Colorado to meet our cousins for a weekend. Can't say how much it was worth the time spent getting there. Beautifully maintained!!! Amazing Zipline tour.. guides were patient and inspiring when we were apprehensive to make the journey. Thank God they were... we LOVED it!!! There are so many activities to do. They even had trick or treating and hayrides for the kids. There are cabins both large and small, RV hookups, and camping. The staff was so kind and inviting. We were fortunate to meet the owners, Larry and Lisa who are top-notch, good people. Highly recommend this resort!!!” – Bridget Colley, Google Review

“It’s really fun and entertaining and has lots of stuff to do, including swimming, zip-lining, and putt-putt. Also much more things for children!” – Mckenzie, Google Review

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Cutty’s Sunset Camping Resort

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This is the third park on the list that’s located in Amish Country (right in Louisville). I think we’re starting to see a trend. It’s also a park that’s made our list as one of the top ten RV parks in the Akron area! And why wouldn’t it? Cutty’s is a fantastic park that offers everything but the kitchen sink (actually, it offers that too). Rock out to some live music on the weekends, or show off what you’ve got in the “Cutty’s Got Talent Show.”

Why You’ll Love Cutty’s Sunset Camping Resort

Cutty’s is only 20 minutes from the world-famous Pro Football Hall of Fame. Cutty’s also provides separate activities for kids, teens, and adults, which is a nice touch for families of all ages. One of my personal favorite features is that Cutty’s has an in-house RV repair shop.

What People Are Saying About Cutty’s Sunset Camping Resort

“Wow this campground is amazing! The shower houses are top of the line! Clean!! Neat!! Vented!! Plenty of room!! Brand new feel! Shower stalls are actually big enough!! Pretty much awesome all the way around! The campsite is great as long as it doesn't rain 6" like it did the last time we were there but that's not their fault! They do great working with us on the check-in and -out time! Great campground! They have a pet area and several outdoor game options! They are just on the outskirts of town! – Danita Brunk, Google Review

“The best place to bring the family for a nice relaxing home away from home! Super kid-friendly and super pet-friendly! The staff is amazing and the activities they plan are for both kids and adults! 10/10” – Jessie Barnes, Google Review

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Olive Branch Campground ARVC Logo

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Olive Branch sits in Oregonia, Ohio, 30 miles northeast of Cincinnati. Olive Branch is family-owned and -operated, and provides easy access to many of the area’s attractions, like King’s Island.

Why You’ll Love Olive Branch Campground

Their goal is to provide a “clean, safe, and family-friendly environment” where guests can relax. Olive Branch is also very conveniently located. It’s easy and stress-free for your family to spend the day checking out what Ohio has to offer, like the Little Miami Scenic Bike Trail, Fort Ancient, La Comedia Dinner Theatre, and Coney Island; then get to come back and relax at the home-like park filled with amenities.

What People Are Saying About Olive Branch Campground

“Olive Branch is an awesome campground! The new owners are super friendly and helpful! We only live 30 minutes from the campground but it is a great getaway when I am looking for some peace and quiet. Lisa at the front desk is very helpful and customer-based. I would highly recommend Olive Branch!” – Doug Panfalone, Google Review

“Best place to camp. The owners care about the place, the pond is very nice to walk around or fish. The swimming pool looks nice. A playground for the kids to play. All I can say is, camp here and you will enjoy it.” – Desmond, Google Review

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Buckeye Lake/ Columbus East KOA KOA Logo

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Buckeye KOA, of course, is in Buckeye Lake Ohio. It’s a 40 acre, park-setting campground, with plenty of trees and open space. It’s also only 1.5 miles from Interstate 70, making it very easy to get to some of the best RV dealerships in Ohio if you’re a local camper.

Why You’ll Love Buckeye Lake/ Columbus East KOA

This is an award-winning site with quite some unique amenities, like giant checkers, giant chess, and a gem mine. Everyone in your tribe will fall in love with this beautiful family campground sitting right by The Wilds, Ohio’s 10,000-acre preserve for endangered animals from all around the world. You’ll be sure to make memories that will last a lifetime.

What People Are Saying About Buckeye Lake/ Columbus East KOA

“Got a premium site for our big rig - it was spacious, clean, and pretty. The staff was helpful and friendly. We didn’t bring the kids but they would have loved it, lots of kid areas to play. Yes, it is pricey, but worth it for us.” – Betty, Google Review

“Stayed there for a year. Nice place to camp and super clean. Staff was most helpful!.” – Mark & Sherry, Google Review

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Camper Village – Lighthouse/Cedar Point

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Camper Village is in Sandusky, Ohio. As the name implies, once you take a couple of steps outside of your RV, you’ll be at the world-famous Cedar Point amusement park! This is an absolute must for families who want to take their getaways to the next level and really experience some of the best Ohio has to offer.

Why You’ll Love Camper Village – Lighthouse/Cedar Point

It’s in Cedar Point! This has to be not only one of the best RV parks in Ohio but arguably the entire country. Where else can you hear the gut-busting screams of thousands of gleeful people from the campfire at your RV, and not have to call the cops? Forget telling ghost stories, just listen to the sound of all the newbie tourists hopping on some of the most exciting roller coasters in the world. The newest one, Steel Vengeance, just opened up in May 2018.

What People Are Saying About Camper Village – Lighthouse/Cedar Point

“It was gorgeous here!!! Loved how we could see the roller coasters & the lake. It was a fantastic place to go for walks. Loved that the store was opened until 11 P.M. & that the pool was open until midnight. Plenty of trash cans for all. Extremely clean. We loved it!!!! Pet friendly. ” – Mary Tenny, Google Review

“The best place to stay in Ohio. Part of cedar point, very clean and if you like water, best beach and views!” – Tim Ali, Google Review

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Wapakoneta KOA KOA Logo

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Another park in the KOA franchise, Wapakoneta is located right where the name implies. It offers an enclosed pavilion and handicapped-friendly amenities which some families may find extremely useful. If you make it between Memorial Day and Labor Day, you can even take part in a super soaker hayride!

Why You’ll Love Wapakoneta KOA

The entire family can participate in Tie Dye Time (a tie dye shirts event), play horseshoes, shuffleboard, and relax or play in the heated pool. The park is also close to the Dayton Air force Museum and Neil Armstrong Museum. If you really want to keep making memories like the ones you’re guaranteed to make here, check out how you can rent an RV for your next trip. Or rent out the RV you’re not using and help a family have a memorable adventure around Ohio too.

What People Are Saying About Wapakoneta KOA

“Great place. Very friendly staff. Everything was clean and well-kept. The activities for the kids were great! Would highly recommend for people with families. It was quiet and peaceful as well.” – Joni, Google Review

“Cleanest bath/shower rooms I’ve seen yet. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Will definitely return.” – Justin, Google Review

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The PORT Campground and Docks

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On the Hocking River, less than a half mile north of the Ohio River, sits the beautiful PORT Campground & Docks. You can't get any closer to wide open Ohio River boating fun with your family and friends. They also have a shelter house, playground, basketball court and NEW in 2021 private swimming pool and splash pad! This is an RV camping destination!

Why You’ll Love The PORT Campground and Docks

Reserve the Shelter House for a private party or event or come hang with fellow Campers for nightly entertainment! Boating ... of course! River fun with the Family is the best type of fun! There is a HUGE swimming pool and Splash Pad that is safe and great for children! Open each day from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day weekend each year.  A fun way to cool off!

What People Are Saying About The PORT Campground and Docks

“Great place to camp and put your boat in the Hocking river.” – L. Moore, Google Review

“Had a great time. Can't wait to go back.” – Clarice S. McCall, Google Review

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American Wilderness Campground

While traveling by motorhome is an amazing adventure, occasionally you will need a campground with a little extra luxury that a motorhome just can’t offer. American Wilderness Campground with its clean restrooms, showers and laundry facilities will provide you with the comfort you are missing on your road trip. You will also find a dump station to help keep your motorhome fresh and access to city wate

Why You’ll Love American Wilderness Campground

Unique, picturesque rustic campground. Closest campground to the city, but still in the country. We call ourselves, The Closest Campground to Cleveland! Only 30 miles from downtown Cleveland. Top rated RV park. Big Rigs, RV, Tent, Group Camping, Cabins, weddings, Special Events, Graduations and Company Picnics. Lots of Amenties and Activities. Clean, Family Campground.

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In Summary

Well there you have it; the best of the best RV parks that Ohio has to offer. We’ve seen everything from the Amish Community all the way to one of the most famous amusement parks in the world grace the list. Even with all the information covered in this article, it’s only the tip of the iceberg. The Buckeye State is full of adventures waiting to be taken, and you can choose any one of these wonderful RV parks here in Ohio as a home base to begin your expedition!

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Yes. The majority of campgrounds we selected in this blog allow pets.