Rocky Fork State Park RV & Campground Guide


In southwest Ohio, Rocky Fork State Park is one of the best Ohio park locations for outdoor enthusiasts. Wetlands and dolomite caves make up a significant part of the landscape. During the 1800s, the region was host to several mills. Nearby towns include Hillsboro, Bainbridge, and Marshall. Camping, boating, swimming, and caving are some of the most popular activities to enjoy in the area.

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Spring 31-71 F
Summer 60-83 F
Fall 34-76 F
Winter 25-41 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Rocky Fork State Park

Taking an RV is one of the most convenient, enjoyable ways to see a state park. When you rent an RV from RVshare, you will have the chance to enjoy everything that makes state parks such excellent destinations without the hassles that come with finding hotels or sleeping on the ground in a tent. The following campgrounds have something to offer for everyone, from thrilling outdoor activities to tranquil campsites where you can relax and savor the scenery, and they are best enjoyed in an RV. 

Sun Valley Campground

Sun Valley Campground is host to 45 campsites ranging in price from $27 to $40 a day and provides access to a dump station. Full hookups include 30/50 amps, with back-in and pull-through access. Great family-friendly amenities include a pond that is ideal for both swimming and fishing, a basketball court, and a game room.

Lake Hill Campground

Lake Hill Campground spans 65 acres with 57 sites that guests can rent from $27 to $31 daily, with weekly and monthly rates available. These sites have back-in and pull-through access for greater convenience, with 30/50 amps, and guests can rent golf carts that can be used for convenient and fun transportation around the park. Some of the great features at Lake Hill Campground include beautiful scenic trails that can also be accessed via ATV, a four-acre lake with a swimming beach, and catch-and-release fishing.

Shawnee Valley Campground

Shawnee Valley Campground stands out as a popular RV campground because of its kayak rental options. Guests should call to confirm the availability of sites, which include back-in and pull-through spots with 30/50-amp connections or full hookups. The campground provides transportation to and from the river for kayakers staying at one of the campsites. 

Scioto Trail State Park

Scioto Trail State Park is on 218 acres with beautiful forested views and 55 RV sites. These sites are 50/30 amp, and guests are advised to call about rates and the availability of sites with full hookups and back-in or pull-through access. Some of the amenities the campground features are a store that offers souvenirs and camping supplies, paddleboat rentals, and horseshoe or basketball games.

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What to Do at
Rocky Fork State Park

Inside Rocky Fork State Park

Rocky Fork State Park boasts a lake that is 2,080 acres and offers excellent conditions for water-skiing and sports fishing. A natural wetland area, dolomite caves, and a gorge are all sights that are worth seeing. There is a disc golf course with 18 holes that provides a new experience for campers and an active way to take in the scenery. Wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy the trails, including a scenic loop ideal for bird observation and a second loop for deer-herd observation.

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How to Get to
Rocky Fork State Park

From Cincinnati, start on Highway 471 South. After about 16 miles, you will merge onto Highway 275 East. Take Exit 59 to Highway 450 East. From the 450 E, you will turn right on Ohio Highway 50 East and travel for about 38 miles into Hillsboro. Follow the road as it takes a slight right to Highway 124 East/ East Main Street. Turn left onto North Shore Drive.

From Chillicothe, take Ohio Highway 50 West out of town. It's basically a straight shot as you stay on OH-50 E for 31 miles. Turn left on to North Beach Road. After about two miles, turn right onto North Shore Drive.

Entering Rocky Fork State Park

This park's operating hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Rocky Fork State Park Per Adult (12 and older) : $0.0

Rocky Fork State Park Per Child (6-11 years old) : $0.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Rocky Fork State Park

What is the climate of Rocky Fork State Park?

Rocky Fork State Park has a continental climate, punctuated by warm, humid summers and cold, snowy winters. The area’s highest temperature in summer is 83 degrees Fahrenheit, while winter temperatures are as low as 25 degrees.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Rocky Fork State Park?

This park hosts raccoons, red foxes, skunks and white-tailed deer. Muskrats, bullfrogs, green frogs and opossums are abundant in the park’s wetlands. You might see songbirds, waterfowl and other bird species, too.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Rocky Fork State Park and what is the cost?

Reserving a camping area at Rocky Fork State Park is optional. You can make reservations during holidays to avoid missing a site. The price of securing a spot at this park begins at $10.

Are pets allowed at Rocky Fork State Park?

Pets are allowed at this park. Dogs should have good manners and always be on a leash. They should also be attended to and cleaned up after.

Is Rocky Fork State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Yes, disabled guests can access Rocky Fork State Park and explore its numerous amenities. The park has ramps, wheelchair-accessible trails, inclusive slides and swings, spacious restrooms and showers and accessible parking areas.