Wolf Run State Park RV & Campground Guide


Wolf Run State Park covers 1,338 acres in southeastern Ohio. The park includes a 220-acre lake that offers multiple water sport opportunities. Second-growth forests cover the area inside and outside the park. Wolf Run State Park lies 3 miles north of Caldwell, OH, and Cambridge, OH, is only 24 miles north of the park. The closest metropolitan area is Columbus, OH, which is 94 miles west.

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Spring 29-75 F
Summer 58-85 F
Fall 32-75 F
Winter 22-47 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Wolf Run State Park

Wolf Run State Park is an attractive spot for RV campers to enjoy the peaceful Appalachian forests. With the area's rugged terrain, the most comfortable method of camping is in an RV. For those who do not own an RV, check out RVshare to find a rental.

Wolf Run State Park Campground

Wolf Run State Park Campground offers 138 RV campsites. Of those sites, 71 provide electric hookups. Fresh drinking water is available at water stations placed throughout the park. The park supplies laundry facilities and warm shower stalls. Restrooms with flush toilets are provided as is a dump station. The RV camping area is on the south side of the lake. The park has a built-in boat ramp next to the RV campsite and a 200-foot swimming beach off to the side. Picnic tables and fire rings grace each campsite. Other picnic tables are placed in areas of scenic value.

  • Water Hookup: No

  • Electric Hookup: 30 amp

  • Sewer Hookup: No

  • Wi-Fi Available: No

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Fee: $18 to $25 per night

Spring Valley Campground

Spring Valley Campground sits 24 miles north of Wolf Run State Park Campground, in Cambridge, OH. The park offers 139 RV campsites with water and electric hookups. Sewer hookups are included on 103 of the sites. This 89-acre campground provides sites that are spacious and clean. At this campground, 100-foot rigs are welcome to use the pull-through sites while back-in sites are limited to 36-foot rigs. Restrooms with flush toilets, hot showers, and campsite-wide Wi-Fi service are additional amenities at this park. Three and-a-half-acre Spring Valley Lake is available for fishing and swimming. Trails that run up and down the rolling hills that make up the park invite both a relaxing walk and an aggressive hike.

  • Water Hookup: Yes

  • Electric Hookup: 50 amp

  • Sewer Hookup: Yes, on 103 sites

  • Wi-Fi Available: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Fee: $32 to $38 per night

Seneca Lake Park

Eighteen miles north of Wolf Run State Park sits Seneca Lake Park. Seneca Lake offers 167 RV campsites. Of those sites, 126 provide water and electricity, and 41 offer full hookups. For those sites without sewer hookups, the campground provides a dump station. Ten of the campsites are pull-throughs; the rest are all back-in sites. The pull-through sites have room for rigs up to 45 feet while the back-ins allow rigs up to 50 feet in length. All of the RV campsites accommodate rigs up to 20 feet in width. Restrooms with flush toilets, hot showers, and laundry facilities are available for all campers. Swimming and fishing on beautiful Seneca Lake are among the favorite pastimes enjoyed by park visitors. There is a playground on site for kids to work out their energy. A boat ramp makes access to Seneca Lake easy, and a marina allows you to tie your craft in a safe environment. For those who do not own a boat, a boat rental concessionaire is available at the camp store.

  • Water Hookup: Yes

  • Electric Hookup: 30/50 amp

  • Sewer Hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi Available: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Fee: $40 to $59 per night

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What to Do at
Wolf Run State Park

Inside Wolf Run State Park

With a serene background, visitors to Wolf Run State Park find an array of activities. The 220-acre lake provides a year-round dose of fishing action with ice-fishing during the winter months, and many anglers bring their boats or rent boats at the camp store; however, boats are limited to the use of a 10-horsepower motor or less. Kayaks, canoes, and paddle rafts are often seen plying the edges of the lake. Six miles of hiking trails move up and down the rugged hills and around the lake including the Buckeye Trail that links several state parks in the area. A half-mile trail, specifically built to explore the unique natural habitat protected by the park system, begins at the camp store and loops back to the RV campground.

Outside Wolf Run State Park

Small communities surround the area around Wolf Run State Park. These communities have a variety of restaurants and shops. Educational programs and family adventure sites are abundant within a 50-mile radius of the park.


Wally’s Pizza and Subs

To discover the best pizza in the area, visit Wally’s Pizza and Subs. Pizza is available by the slice or as a whole pie. Wally’s is also known for its cauliflower crust, which can be substituted for the usual pizza crust.

Type: Pizzeria

Location: 805 Miller Street, Caldwell, OH 43724

Francis Family Restaurant

When you and your family are looking for an old-fashioned American breakfast, lunch, or dinner, stop by Francis Family Restaurant. At this restaurant, you'll find traditional American breakfasts such as French toast and pancakes. You'll also find formal dinners with steaks, pork chops, or seafood plates.

Type: American

Location: 1038 Wheeling Avenue, Cambridge, OH 43725

McKenna’s Market

The best deli in the area of Wolf Run State Park is McKenna’s Market. At this deli, you will find local produce used to construct wholesome snacks and lunches. Try one of their sub sandwiches by building your own or selecting off their menu.

Type: Deli

Location: 705 Wheeling Avenue, Cambridge, OH 45725


Great Expectations Antiques and Long-Arm Quilting Service

For visitors to Wolf Run State Park who are interested in antique tools, visit Great Expectations Antiques and Long-Arm Quilting Service. While visiting the shop, choose your favorite quilting pattern to take home and treasure the memories of your visit.

Location: 44516 Fairground Road, Cambridge, OH 43724

Pursuit Outfitters

For avid firearm enthusiasts, a shop in Cambridge called Pursuit Outfitters has all the supplies you need to enjoy their shooting range. No matter your choice of weapon, this shop provides your ammunition and lessons on how to safely use your firearm.

Location: 18003 Woodsfield Road, Cambridge, OH 43724

Walmart Supercenter

When you are visiting Wolf Run State Park and need a variety of items, visit the Walmart Supercenter in Cambridge, OH. These stores are ideal for campers who are looking for a one-stop shopping experience. Here, you will find your groceries, toys, medical necessities, and just about anything else you need.

Location: 61205 Southfield Road, Cambridge, OH 43725


The Wilds

Located 13 miles northwest of Wolf Run State Park is a wildlife refuge called The Wilds. In this refuge, visitors interact with animals not often seen in their natural habitat in the United States. Take your family here for an outing to observe zebra and white rhino herds as well as other exotic animals.

Location: 14000 International Road, Cumberland, OH 43732

John and Annie Glenn Museum

When you and your family venture outside Wolf Run State Park, stop by the John and Annie Glenn Museum. The museum is housed inside the boyhood home of John Glenn—the first United States astronaut to orbit the Earth. Let your family experience a piece of living history.

Location: 72 West Main Street, New Concord, OH 43762

National Museum of Cambridge Glass

For an interesting educational stop, visit the National Museum of Cambridge Glass. Here you will find some of the most prized glass produced in the United States. Museum enthusiasts developed programs to educate children on the harsh environment glass producers experienced during the industry’s heyday.

Location: 136 South Ninth Street, Cambridge, OH 43725

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How to Get to
Wolf Run State Park

Wolf Run State Park is easily approached from the north via Cambridge or from the south by Caldwell. To approach the park from Caldwell, take Ohio Highway 821 North (OH-821 N) for 3 miles. Turn right onto Ohio Highway 215 East (OH-215 E) and drive for 1 mile. Turn left onto Wolf Run Drive, which takes you directly to the park's entrance.

To get to Wolf Run State Park from Cambridge, get onto Interstate 77 South (I-77 S) via Ninth Street and Wheeling Avenue. Follow I-77 S to Noble Township. Take Exit 28 onto OH-821 S until you reach OH-215 E. Turn left onto OH-215 E and drive for 1 mile. Turn left onto Wolf Run Drive to enter the park.

Entering Wolf Run State Park

This park is for day use only, so its hours are from dawn until dusk daily.

Wolf Run State Park Entry Fee : $0.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Wolf Run State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Wolf Run State Park?

The best time of year to visit Wolf Run State Park depends on what you want to do at the park. If you're going to scuba dive, visit in the summer. For those who prefer snowshoeing, visit in the winter.

What is the climate of Wolf Run State Park?

Wolf Run State Park's climate is continental, meaning it experiences a large range of seasonal variability and is affected by warm maritime tropical air masses that bring the heat in the summer and contribute to mild winters.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Wolf Run State Park?

Wolf Run State Park has plenty of interesting wildlife. Look out for weasels, box turtles, startled deer, and wild turkeys. If you're lucky, you might also spot a great-horned owl.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Wolf Run State Park?

RVers will find 138 designated RV sites at the state park. They're basic campsites with only 71 sites offering electricity. There are no water or sewer hookups and no WIFI.

Are pets allowed at Wolf Run State Park?

Wolf Run State Park is pet friendly if you stay at sites in campground two. So, bring your dogs, cats, or other pet. If you bring your dog, make sure to bring a leash.