John Bryan State Park RV & Campground Guide


Mound Builders and the Shawnee Native Americans were the first people to explore the beauty of this land. John Bryan State Park has 100 different trees and shrubs and 340 species of wildflowers that enhance this area's exquisiteness. This 752-acre park also contains a remarkable limestone gorge by the Little Miami River. Over time, each layer of limestone and shale bedrock was covered by warm, shallow seas or was scoured by slow-moving glacial ice. As the glacier retreated with warm temperatures, the gorge valley began to provide a suitable habitat for many plant species. The closest cities near the state park are Cedarville, Fairborn, and Springfield.

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Spring 31-74 F
Summer 61-85 F
Fall 34-77 F
Winter 22-41 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in John Bryan State Park

Whether you visit John Bryan State Park in the summertime or during the winter, an RV would ideally make the visit more comfortable. If you don't own an RV, easily rent one! Search through RV rentals near Yellowstone, Ohio to find the perfect one for your trip.

Enon Beach Campground

Enon Beach Campground offers all kinds of camping from lakeside tent sites to full-hookup RV sites. Swimming, boating, and fishing are just a few of the things you can do here. Gas stations, groceries, and restaurants are available in the nearby village of Enon, Ohio. RV rates begin at $29 per day, $174 weekly, and $480 monthly.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: No

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other amenities: Sewer dump, fishing pier, snack bar

Frontier Campground

Frontier Campground is an 11-acre wooded property with both pull-thru and back-in sites. The campground accommodates all RV sizes from motorhomes to travel trailers and more. There is firewood available and a dump and fill station on-site. Frontier is just .2 miles away from Spring Valley Wildlife Area, which offers boating, fishing, and wildlife observation. The RV rates start at $40 per night.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: No

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other amenities: Entertainment deck, recreation center, playground

Wilmington RV Resort

Wilmington RV Resort is located between Cincinnati and Dayton. It is one of the natural preserves in Ohio, offering 170 acres of gently rolling land and a beautiful lake perfect for canoeing and fishing. They are equipped to accommodate any size of RV. You can also store your RV at the resort when it's not in use. RV rates begin at $62 per night.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other amenities: Swimming pool, hot tub, hiking trails

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What to Do at
John Bryan State Park

Inside John Bryan State Park

Adventurers who enjoy rock climbing and rappelling will love stepping out along the North Rim Trail. If rock climbing and rappelling are out of your league, you can hike one of 10 trails that total about 12 miles of nature; the Arboretum Trail also permits bicycling. Mountain bikes are allowed on 9.7 miles of interconnected single-use and multi-use trails. Winter recreation that visitors enjoy doing include sledding and cross-country skiing. Other things to do inside the park are picnicking, camping, fishing, boating, and disc golf. 

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How to Get to
John Bryan State Park

From downtown Yellow Springs, head northwest toward Corry Street and then make a right. Follow Corry Street until you come to the first intersection. Turn right onto US-68 North/Xenia Avenue and then turn right onto OH-343 East. Follow for approximately 1 mile, turn right onto OH-370 South, and follow to the state park.

Entering John Bryan State Park

John Bryan State Park is open from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily.

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Frequently Asked Questions About John Bryan State Park

What is the best time of year to visit John Bryan State Park?

Visit John Bryan State Park in the spring or fall. Each spring, more than 300 species of wildflowers bloom. Autumn brings comfortable temperatures and lower humidity. Plus, you'll enjoy the colorful foliage on the park's maple, cottonwood, and sycamore trees.

What kind of wildlife can be found in John Bryan State Park?

This state park is perfect for anyone who loves birds. More than 90 varieties live in the area or migrate through, including yellow-throated warblers and belted kingfishers. Deer, raccoons, and opossums also make the park their home.

Are there designated RV camping spots in John Bryan State Park?

John Bryan State Park's campground has 56 sites. RV travelers can choose from 16 that have electric hookups. The campground also offers a dump station, potable water from April until October, and shower facilities.

Are pets allowed at John Bryan State Park?

Pets are welcome at John Bryan State Park. Be sure to keep your furry friend on a leash at all times while on the trails or at the campground. Don't leave any pet messes behind.

Is John Bryan State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Ohio strives to make its state parks accessible for everyone. Many of the trails and overlooks are wide and level enough for wheelchairs or walkers. The parking lot, shower house, picnic area, and playground are all ADA-compliant.