KOA Campgrounds in Ohio

Camping in Ohio

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Camping in Ohio

Ohio is full of places to explore and sites to see, and what better way to experience all that Ohio has to offer than by camping? You will find a number of KOA campgrounds throughout the state of Ohio that offer something for everyone.

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Popular Ohio Attractions

  • Cedar Point and Kings Island Amusement Parks
  • Hocking Hills State Parks
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
  • Columbus, Toledo & Cincinnati Zoos
  • Amish Country
  • National Museum of the US Air Force

Find Your Ohio Campground

Andover / Pymatuning Lake KOA Holiday Photo
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Andover / Pymatuning Lake KOA Holiday
Williamsfield, OH
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Buckeye Lake / Columbus East KOA Holiday Photo
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Buckeye Lake / Columbus East KOA Holiday
Buckeye Lake, OH
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Butler / Mohican KOA Journey Photo
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Butler / Mohican KOA Journey
Butler, OH
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Calcutta / West Point KOA Journey Photo
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Calcutta / West Point KOA Journey
Lisbon, OH
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Canton / East Sparta KOA Holiday Photo
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Canton / East Sparta KOA Holiday
East Sparta, OH
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Carrollton KOA Holiday Photo
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Carrollton KOA Holiday
Carrollton, OH
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Coshocton KOA Holiday Photo
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Coshocton KOA Holiday
Coshocton, OH
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Dayton KOA Holiday Photo
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Dayton KOA Holiday
Brookville, OH
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Franklin Furnace / Ohio River KOA Journey Photo
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Franklin Furnace / Ohio River KOA Journey
Franklin Furnace, OH
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Hocking Hills KOA Holiday Photo
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Hocking Hills KOA Holiday
Logan, OH
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Lake Milton / Berlin Lake KOA Holiday Photo
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Lake Milton / Berlin Lake KOA Holiday
Lake Milton, OH
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Lebanon / Cincinnati NE KOA Holiday Photo
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Lebanon / Cincinnati NE KOA Holiday
Lebanon, OH
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Mt. Gilead KOA Holiday Photo
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Mt. Gilead KOA Holiday
Mt. Gilead, OH
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Salem / Lisbon KOA Holiday Photo
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Salem / Lisbon KOA Holiday
Salem, OH
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Sandusky / Bayshore KOA Holiday Photo
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Sandusky / Bayshore KOA Holiday
Sandusky, OH
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Shelby / Mansfield KOA Resort Photo
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Shelby / Mansfield KOA Resort
Shelby, OH
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Streetsboro / Cleveland SE KOA Holiday Photo
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Streetsboro / Cleveland SE KOA Holiday
Streetsboro, OH
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Sunbury / Columbus North KOA Holiday Photo
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Sunbury / Columbus North KOA Holiday
Sunbury, OH
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Thompson / Grand River Valley KOA Holiday Photo
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Thompson / Grand River Valley KOA Holiday
Thompson, OH
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Toledo East / Stony Ridge KOA Journey Photo
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Toledo East / Stony Ridge KOA Journey
Perrysburg, OH
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Wapakoneta KOA Holiday Photo
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Wapakoneta, OH
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Visit Attractions in Ohio That the Whole Family Will Love

Ohio is full of things to do and sites to see. You’ll find attractions like Cedar Point and Kings Island Amusement Parks, Hocking Hills State Park, Zoos in Columbus and Toledo, Amish Country, the National Museum of the US Air Force, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and more.

Camping in Ohio at a KOA campground gives your family the chance to explore local attractions all while experiencing the best that camping has to offer.

Find A Relaxing Campground With The Right Amenities For You

KOA campgrounds offer affordable camp sites, convenient amenities, enthusiastic customer service and so much more!

There are KOA campgrounds located throughout the Buckeye State, including campgrounds near fun and interesting things to do in Ohio. At each of our locations, you’ll find a customer-service-oriented team that is focused on making sure you enjoy your stay. You'll also find laundry facilities, clean bathrooms with hot water, playgrounds for the kids and other amenities that will help to make your trip easy and fun.

There are so many reasons to choose family campgrounds in Ohio for your next vacation. No matter your reason for going camping, you’ll find that KOA delivers the experience you want. Make the most of your next vacation when you choose the affordability, customer service and amenities you’ll find at KOA campgrounds.

Choose from a Variety of Ways to Stay

You’ll find a wide range of different types of camping lodging when you choose KOA. Ways to stay at KOA include:

  • Tent camping: Find the best tent camping in Ohio at KOA campgrounds. This often considered to be more traditional camping, giving you the opportunity to spend time outdoors and enjoy nature while also having time with friends and family.
  • Camping Cabins: Camping Cabins give you and your family a chance to enjoy your camping trip without having to worry about packing a tent. Camping Cabins offer convenient features, such as beds, electricity and a solid roof over your head.
  • Deluxe Cabins: Choose Deluxe Cabins for an elevated camping experience. Get all the features of a Camping Cabin, and additional features such as a private bathroom when you choose a Deluxe Cabin. Many often come with fire pits or grills, TVs and more.
  • RV Sites: We offer full-hookup sites, waste disposal, easy access, KOA Patio Sites® and much more when you’re in search of RV campgrounds in Ohio.
  • Airstream trailers, Glamping Tents & more: Check out the unique lodging options that many KOA campgrounds offer for a unique camping experience!

Make Your Ohio Camping Reservation Today

KOA lodging offers something for everyone, from rustic tent camping to camping in an Airstream trailer. Reserve a camp site for your next camping trip in Ohio today!

FAQs for Camping in Ohio

Since the weather conditions in Ohio are stable and temperate, there's a wide window for tourism. The best time to visit Ohio is between late April to October. Fall, late Spring and Summer are the most popular seasons in Ohio since you can enjoy the beautiful outdoor spots without plans being limited by the weather. Visitors have said that Autumn is a great time to visit to experience the Fall foliage and warm temperatures. Ohio is famous for its fall colors in the rolling hills of the state. The great thing about Ohio is there are so many indoor attractions, making Ohio a great destination no matter the weather.

Ohio is an exciting tourist destination since there are plenty of things to do and awesome places to visit throughout the state. The unique thing about Ohio is there are tons of possibilities from a cosmopolitan experience, a small-town retreat, or a nature escape.

Located directly on Cleveland's waterfront of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. This museum is the perfect destination for music lovers to look at rock and roll history on a decade-by-decade basis. Depending on when you plan your visit, you might even be able to attend one of the museum's live music events.

Another museum to check out is the National Museum of the US Air Force located on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. There are over 360 aerospace items on display within the indoor and outdoor exhibits. Some of the other top attractions are Cedar Point Amusement Park, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Cleveland Museum of Art, and Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens.

The changing seasons make Ohio a year-round destination. No matter how you choose to get your outdoor adventure fix, Ohio is a great place to do it.

Some of the top outdoor activities in Ohio are hiking, ziplining, canoeing/kayaking, camping, fishing, and skiing. You can plan your hike along some of the hundreds of miles of trails in Ohio's state and national parks, or take your family on a summer camping trip. Many of Ohio's state parks have large waterways and lakes for fishing, whether you're fishing in the warmer months or ice fishing when the weather turns colder.

While Ohio might not be the first thing to come to mind when you think of skiing, there are several ski resorts to cater to the winter weather enthusiasts. A few of the most popular resorts are Snow Trails, Mad River Mountain, and Alpine Valley.

Ohio is home to eight national parks managed by the National Parks System. The only park designed as a true national park is Cuyahoga Valley National Park, located between Cleveland and Akron. This park is one of the best offerings for camping, hiking, and watersports in Ohio. It even becomes a winter sports paradise when the snow falls. The national park service has so many scenes, historic and interesting places to visit in Ohio.

Located in the state's southern section, you'll find the only national forest in Ohio. The Wayne National Forest is nestled in the Appalachian foothills. There are a variety of different camping opportunities with miles of hiking and biking trails.

With 75 state parks, Ohio is full of outdoor adventure with a different experience each time. Unlike other states, Ohio state parks are open every day and free to enter.

With more than 4 million visitors each year, Hocking Hills easily tops the list of Ohio's most popular state parks. There are over 25-miles of trails with two lakes, perfect for cooling off with a quick swim. Visitors can choose from over 200 campsites.

Another popular state park is Geneva State Park, located in the shores of Lake Erie. Along with six miles of trails, there are amazing amenities such as an outdoor pool, a marina, and several picnic areas. If you're a fishing enthusiast, anglers know Lake Erie is a great spot to fish.

A few of the other most popular state parks in Ohio are Mohican State Park, John Bryan State Park, and Maumee Bay State Park.

As the seventh-most-populous state in the nation, you can expect a large variety of culinary tastes and traditions. It wouldn't be known as the Buckeye state without the famous buckeyes, candy made from peanut butter and melted chocolate. Here are some of the most popular restaurants in Ohio.

The Buckeye Express Diner is an iconic diner made from a converted vintage rail car. It offers American comfort food and and outdoor play area for children.

Another popular restaurant is The Golden Lamb, located in the small town of Lebanon, Ohio. This is Ohio's oldest continuously operated hotel that has served presidents and statements. It offers a unique dining experience, complete with antique furnishing and a historic museum upstairs.

A few other popular restaurants are Schmidt's Sausage Haus und Restaurant, The Wildflower Cafe, and Z Cucina di Spirito.

Home to natural wonders like Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Hocking Hills, Old Man's Cave, and the Lake Erie Bluffs, Ohio surely doesn't disappointment. Camping in Ohio is home to unique opportunities for adventure, from exploring caverns to grabbing your pole and going fishing. With spectacular natural scenery, tranquil lakes, rugged mountains, and forests, Ohio is the perfect place to go camping to soak up the state's outdoor wonders.

Whether you're looking for a quiet place to relax, or a site with plenty of activities and things to do, Ohio campgrounds have it all. Most campgrounds offer many recreational options like fishing, swimming, and crafts. All of the options of campgrounds with amenities make it perfect for a family-camping trip.

Ohio Campgrounds Map

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