Geneva State Park RV & Campground Guide

Ohio

Geneva State Park

occupies 698 acres along the shores of Lake Erie in Ashtabula County, Ohio. It is a popular RV destination, thanks to its relaxing atmosphere and range of activities, including fishing, hunting, hiking, and boating. The park has an elevation of 587 feet, providing beautiful vistas of Lake Erie and the surrounding areas. There is a long list of summer and winter activities that make the park ideal for visiting any time of the year. Outside the park, you can take wine tours and explore the local cuisine at restaurants in the nearby cities of Ashtabula, Geneva, and Conneaut, Ohio. 

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Weather
Spring 27-66 F
Summer 57–81 F
Fall 34-73 F
Winter 18–37 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Geneva State Park

The wine tours bring people to the area around Lake Erie, and the range of so many other activities to enjoy keeps RVers coming back to Geneva State Park. An RV allows you to enjoy the road trip to the park and gives you the comfort you need to enjoy hunting and other activities. If you do not have an RV, consider renting one through RVshare.

Geneva State Park Campground

Geneva State Park Campground offers 93 sites with electric hookups and can accommodate trailers and RVs up to 45 feet. Most of the campsites are in the woods and a short distance from the shores of the lake. Only four campsites offer full hookups, so you have to book early if you need these. You can bring your pets as long as you keep them on a 6-foot leash, and you have to pick up after them. However, there is a limit of two pets to a campsite. You can reserve a site up to six months early. Nightly rates start at $14.50 and an additional reservation fee of $6.50.

  • Water hookup: Yes; four sites only
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes; four sites only
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Dump station, water spigots, bathhouse, picnic tables, hot showers, fire rings, grills, flush toilets, laundry rooms

Willow Lake Campground

Willow Lake Campground occupies 180 acres of land only two miles from Geneva-on-the-Lake. Its location near Lake Erie and the GOTL strip makes it a popular RV destination. Inside the campground are 125 seasonal camping sites, 55 of which offer full hookups. You can bring a pet as long as you keep it on a leash and pick after it. While at the park, you can enjoy fishing, boating, and hiking. Nightly rates start at $50 with full hookup for two adults.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Shower house, camp store

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Geneva State Park

Inside Geneva State Park

Geneva State Park is a place for nature lovers. It has two miles of trails where visitors can track animals and enjoy breathtaking vistas of Lake Erie and the surrounding areas. Bring your Ohio hunting license if you plan to hunt deer and birds while in the park. Water activities such as fishing, boating, and swimming are common along the shores of Lake Erie. 

Outside Geneva State Park

Lake Erie makes Ashtabula County, Ohio, a favorite visitor destination. Most of the towns located along the lake allow you to experience water activities such as swimming, boating, and fishing. The largest attraction, however, is the Lake Erie winery tours that attract thousands of visitors every month. 

Restaurants

Sunrise Café

Sunrise Café serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch. It is known for its full American breakfast, great service, and relaxing atmosphere. It offers different types of coffee drinks, bacon, salads and soups, desserts, and other delicious items.

Type: American

Location: 5367 Lake Rd E, Geneva on the Lake, OH 44041-9422

Madsen Donuts

Madsen Donuts offers fresh donuts at any time of the day and prides itself on the use of fresh ingredients sourced locally. The bakery has been in operation since 1938 and operates on the promise that they never serve anything frozen or made overnight.

Type: Bakery

Location: 5426 Lake Rd E, Geneva on the Lake, OH 44041

Horizons Restaurant & Lounge

Horizons Restaurant provides a great dining experience, thanks to its glass-enclosed dining room with spectacular views of the lake and the great food. It serves fresh seafood with a collection of award-winning wines from Geneva-on-the-Lake. You can sit on the outdoor patio and enjoy the great weather across from the lake.

Type: American, Vegetarian, Vegan

Location: 4888 N Broadway, Geneva on the Lake, OH 44041

Crosswinds Grille

Crosswinds Grille prides itself on the fact that they source their ingredients from the local farmers. They make all foods from scratch to guarantee the ultimate farm-to-table freshness. The menu contains meals such as scallops, shrimp, loaded fries, Caesar salad, roasted duck, chicken piccata, and a whole steak menu that features decadent Na*Kyrsie beef choices.

Type: American

Location: 5653 Lake Rd E, Geneva on the Lake, OH 44041

Shopping

Beachstone Jewelry & Gifts

Beachstone Jewelry & Gifts sells art and décor for your home, beach glass jewelry, clothes, handbags, and many other items. It is a perfect shop for those who want to take a little bit of Geneva-on-the-Lake home with them. 

Location: 5459 Lake Rd E, Geneva, OH 44041

Bissell Maple Farm

Bissell Maple Farm has been in operation for more than 100 years. They offer bourbon barrel-aged maple syrup. You can visit the farm to learn more about their recipes and process as you taste their sumptuous products.

Location: 82 West Ashtabula St, Jefferson, OH 44047

Carousel Swimwear and Gifts

Carousel Swimwear and Gifts is a great place to stop when you need to shop for vacation essentials before heading to the park. It offers decals, t-shirts, swimwear, hats, and other items that make your visit interesting. 

Location: 5448 Lake Rd E, Geneva on the Lake, OH 44041

Crystal Artists

You can step into the Crystal Artists shop for hand-blown glass in different shapes and forms. You can also talk to the artists to learn about the history of glass blowing art. You can customize shapes and items at the shop. 

Location: 5461 Lake Rd E, Geneva on the Lake, OH 44041

Sightseeing

Walnut Beach

Walnut Beach is one of the most scenic beaches in Ashtabula County. Its entrance is near the Hubbard House Museum. The white sand swimming beach, wildlife preserve, volleyball court, and concession stand are its main attractions.

Location: Walnut Blvd at Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004

Ashtabula Maritime Museum

The Ashtabula Maritime Museum sits atop a cliff. It is the former home of the Coast Guard chief and lighthouse keeper in Ashtabula. Inside the museum are thousands of photographs and artifacts from which visitors can learn about Lake Erie and Great Lakes maritime travel. It is open from Memorial Day until September.

Location: 1071 Walnut Blvd, Ashtabula, OH 44004

Indian Trails Park

Indian Trails Park is one of the most interesting areas for hikers, bikers, and explorers visiting Ashtabula County. Inside the park, you will find paved hiking trails, the Ashtabula Scenic River, museums, and a host of other attractions. There is a waterfall inside the park with forests surrounding it to create a scenic view.

Location: 10313 Aboite Center Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Lake Shore Park

Lake Shore Park is a well-maintained 54-acre park along Lake Erie. The park offers a fenced playground, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, and bocce courts for visitors to enjoy. There are car shows every Sunday for more entertainment. Other events take place inside the park at different times and seasons of the year.

Location: 1700 E 1st St, Ashtabula, OH 44004

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How to Get to
Geneva State Park

You can access Geneva State Park from major towns in Ohio, including Toledo, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Youngstown, and Columbus. From Cleveland, drive east for one hour along route I-90. From I-90, follow State Route 534 and then turn left onto Lake Road. Along Lake Road, you will only drive for six miles to get to the park. 

If you are coming from Cincinnati or Columbus, take route I-71 and drive to I-271 East, and then from there, drive to Lake Road, where you’ll travel for six miles to the park. The address for Geneva State Park is 4499 Padanarum Rd, Geneva, OH 44041.

Entering Geneva State Park

Geneva State Park is open year-round for camping and day-use activities.

Per vehicle (1-12 people) : $0

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