General Campground Information

Check-In Time

RV Sites, Tent Sites, and Lodging: 3:00pm

Check Out Time

Check-out time for all sites and lodging is 11:00am

Late Check out is available. Please talk with the front desk and for a $25 fee and pending availability we will let you check out by 4pm. Late check out is unavailable for cabins and glamping tents.

Hours of Operation

Registration Office / General Store:

Spring & Fall Hours
Sunday - Thursday | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday & Saturday | 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Memorial Day to Labor Day
Sunday - Thursday | 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday & Saturday | 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
*Registration and Store hours may vary based on availability. 

Pool Hours:
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
CANNONBALL! Our outdoor pool is open between Memorial Day and Labor Day. No lifeguard on duty. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult when enjoying the pool. Please no glass, pets, or running.

Cafe: Our cafe opens in May & will be open Fridays from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm for pizza, ice cream, and more!

Laundry: 24 Hours

Quiet Hours: 10pm - 8am

Fire Rules

For a full list of fire safety rules, click HERE.

Wildlife Awareness

Connecting with nature and wildlife. Various types of wildlife big and small may be on this campground.  Be alert and give them distance and respect.  Keep dogs on a leash and properly store food, trash, and cooking supplies. Your safety and the future of wildlife depend on you.

Recreation Rentals

Pedal Boats $20 for 30 minutes - Accommodates 4 total people. We ask that everyone uses one of our provided life jackets when out on the boat.  

Small bikes  $9 for 30 minutes - Ranging in size from little ones to teens kids can pedal around the park with one of our bikes or pedal carts

4 Seater Bike $15 for 30  minutes - Four total people can enjoy with two in the back pedaling and steering.  Grab the family and enjoy our park!

Golf Carts - $50-$75 a day. Golf carts are on a "first come first serve" basis and cannot be reserved ahead of time.

Propane Fill

$3.99/gallon, available for refill during store hours

Cancellation Policy

Deluxe Cabins, Camping Cabins, & Unique Lodging Units:  Cancellation fee is $10 if cancellation is made 7 or more days prior to arrival. Cancellations made after deadline will result in forfeiture of deposit.   
RV Sites - 
Cancellation fee is $10 if cancellation is made 48hours prior to arrival. Cancellations made after deadline will result in forfeiture of deposit.

Golf Cart Policy

Please no personal golf carts on property. Available for rent at the front desk. Must be rented by a licensed adult and driven by a licensed person.

Pet Policy

We want all our furry friends to enjoy their camping adventure. Please keep your pet on a leash and well behaved while in the campground. Please clean up after your pet. We ask that pets are not left unattended beside your campsite or overnight. For deluxe cabins there is a $25 pet fee. For camping cabins there is a $10 pet fee.

Vehicle Policy

1 parked vehicle per site separate from the recreational vehicle. All other vehicles can go to overflow parking in the back of the park. Registered guests are also asked to park in overflow.

Visitor Policy

Visitors are welcome! All visitors must check in at the front desk prior to entering the park. There is a $7 fee per visitor. Site capacity is limited to 10 total people including registered campers. For larger group needs please call the front desk.

Directions to the Campground

East bound on I-70: Take exit 24 make a LEFT at the first stop sign, onto Brookville-Salem Road. Take a left at the light onto South Dayton Greenville Pike. Then you will take a left onto Pleasant Plain Rd where Melody 49 Drive-In Theater is located. Go to the next stop sign and turn left onto Wellbaum Road. Turn left into the campground before you cross the interstate.

West bound on I-70: Take exit 24, yield to the right. Go thru the traffic light intersection and make a left onto Pleasant Plain Rd where Melody 49 Drive-in is located. At the next stop sign turn left and then turn left into the campground once you see our sign!

Trash Pickup

Please leave at the end of your site between 8am-4:30pm.

Speed Limit

5mph. Campgrounds are full of kids on bikes and campers walking dogs. Please be sure to keep to the slow posted speed limit.

After Hours / Emergency Number

For urgent matters after hours please call our night host at 937-613-8110.

Site Requests

We understand that you may have a particular site in mind when booking a reservation at Dayton KOA. To accommodate these requests we require a $25 site request fee which places a lock on your reservation. Due to constant renovation and updates to the campground amenities and sites, we cannot guarantee that the site you request during booking will be the same site upon arrival. Should the site you requested upon making your reservation be changed for any reason, you will be contacted by a staff member prior to your arrival. The site request fee is refundable should your request not be accommodated due to extenuating circumstances.

Meet Your Hosts

Katie Shade

Let's Get Camping!

As you can imagine, Katie has KOA in her blood and has been on and around KOA campgrounds, both Franchise and OAK, for as long as she can remember.  Before becoming an official KOA employee, she earned a degree in theater management from Auburn University, then worked as a freelance theater manager in a variety of locations.  Katie spent several years at the Actor's Theater of Louisville, with productions at the University of Notre Dame, in the Berkshires and in Connecticut.  She's excited to be back in her home state!  Katie's roommate, her dog Frankie, has been especially enjoying her new home in Dayton and has been honing her squirrel hunting skills on a daily basis. Katie knows what it means to create lasting memories for campers all over the world! She strives to make every day a great day at Dayton KOA Holiday!