Resort Like Camping in Mt. Gilead

Located roughly 40 miles from Columbus and in walking distance to the 191 acres of Mt. Gilead State Park, our Mt. Gilead KOA Holiday is the perfect destination to kick back and relax for a few days. 

Our Campground Amenities
At Mt. Gilead KOA Holiday, we are here to offer you and your family a comfortable and enjoyable camping experience in Northern Columbus. Our campground is jam-packed with super amenities and exciting recreation activities to keep you relaxed and entertained while you are here. You can grab a drink at our Bonfire Bar after a long day of exploring the local area or take a dip in our zero-entry pool. Other amenities our Mt. Gilead KOA Holiday offers include: 

  • KampK9® dog park
  • Fishing ponds
  • Walking trails
  • Driving range
  • Mega Slide
  • Playground
  • Wi-Fi

Local Attractions
Camping around Columbus, Ohio, provides tons of things your family can do, no matter what your crew is interested in. From soaring above the Mohican Forest in a private Cessna airplane to catching a movie at the classic Capitol Theatre, you will always have a schedule brimming with adventure. We are:    
  • 50 miles south of Amish Country's main attractions, shows, shops, and restaurants.
  • 16 miles away from the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, which offers a variety of motorsport action, including NASCAR, Indy Car Series, and motorcycle events.
  • 40 miles north of Columbus, home to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, COSI (Center of Science and Industry), Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
  • Two exits away from the new Tanger Outlet mall at Sunbury 36/37 exit if you need some shopping therapy.

RV Sites at Our Columbus, Ohio, RV Park
We maintain a total of 124 RV Sites offering Pull-Thru capabilities. All of these sites come in big-rig friendly sizes ranging from 60 feet to 153 feet, giving you more than enough space to set up shop for a couple of days, maybe weeks!


All of these spots are equipped with city water, double-drop sewage, and 20, 30 or 50 amp electricity, giving you everything you need as you breathe in the fresh Ohio air. Plus, all sites come with spacious concrete patios, picnic tables and a fire ring. Some sites also offer updated patio furniture for a fun cook-out or fenced-in yards to let your four-legged friend run free.

Unique Lodging Options in Mt. Gilead
Don't own an RV but want to see what it's all about? We offer an RV rental that can sleep five people and is outfitted with a complete bathroom, kitchen and an electric fireplace. If the weather is nice, you can spend more time outdoors on the furnished patio with an outdoor kitchen, a fire ring and a propane grill.

If you would rather trade in your wheels for a cozy Deluxe Cabin, we have what you are looking for. Our Deluxe Cabin offers the amenities of home, with a kitchen, one full bathroom with a shower, A/C, and heat and one half bath. This cabin sleeps up to three adults and three children, providing you with an exciting home base with enough room to relax between all of your excursions. 

Reserve Your Spot at Mt. Gilead KOA Holiday Today 
Interested in camping with us in Mt. Gilead? Our campground is full of everything you need to spend more time outdoors and enjoy quality time with your family and friends. Book your stay at Mt. Gilead KOA today and experience the Ohio outdoors in style!

Your Hosts: The Hanawalt Family 

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 140' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (3/31 - 11/5)
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Fishing
  • Firewood ($)
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

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KOA Holiday

KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

Latest Hot Deal

Big Weekend

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WHEN: May 12-13, 2023

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 12th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 13th for just $20*.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 13 support KOA Care Camps which distributes more than $2.2 million dollars annually to support 132 oncology camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one-site, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. Not valid with other discounts.

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MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is a road course auto racing facility.
Visit the website for season events and tickets.

7721 Steam Corners Rd

Lexington, OH 44904

419-884-4000

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8 SISTERS BAKERY & CAFE

Hello and welcome to 8 Sisters Bakery. Since 2010, 8 Sisters Bakery has been providing delicious, Amish-style baked goods to the residents of Mount Gilead, OH, and the surrounding communities.  8 Sisters Bakery is a dream come true for its founder, Emma (Schwartz) Lister. The bakery is named in honor of the 8 Schwartz sisters, each of whom learned the art of baking as child, under the watchful eye of their mother, an accomplished baker. Emma's passion for baking and her commitment to excellence through the use of top quality ingredients coupled with traditional baking methods is mirrored in the exceptional popularity of our 8 Sisters Bakery products.

6200 OH-95 #300

Mt Gilead, OH 43338

419-768-2137

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AMISH COUNTRY

Whether you're looking to immerse yourself in a rich culture, hop on a
tour, enjoy a little comfort food or find your bliss away from the everyday,
you'll find what you are looking for here in Ohio's Amish Country.

6 W Jackson St

Millersburg, OH 44654

330-674-3975

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CAPITOL MOVIE THEATRE

Capitol Theatre in Mount Gilead, Ohio is one of only a few classic, old-time theatres left in the state. Matinees $3.00, Evenings $4.00. Friday's 5pm & 8pm. Saturday's 2pm, 5pm & 8pm. Sunday's 2pm & 5pm. See you at the movies!

22 West High St.

Mt. Gilead, OH 43338

419-947-3455

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