Wayne National Forest's Lake Vesuvius

Ohio Camping Guide

It’s time to hit the road and get back in touch with nature. From popular state parks to primitive backcountry sites, here’s our guide to finding your perfect camping getaway.

Towpath Trail Camping
The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail allows travelers to explore Ohio history by following the route canal boats did during the 19th century. Here’s where you can pitch your tent along the way. Read Story

Gearing Up
Bryan Wolf doesn’t want only to equip you for your next adventure, he wants to inspire it as well. The co-owner of Roads Rivers and Trails in Milford can help you make the big decisions when it comes to buying your camping essentials. Plus, check out products from a trio of Buckeye State companies that can get you ready to hit the trail. Read Story
Yurt at the Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls
Ohio Yurt Camping
The Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls offers its own version of roughing it: overnight stays in a completely comfy yurt. Read Story
Map of the Buckeye Trail
Buckeye Trail Towns 
The Buckeye Trail touches all four corners of Ohio and covers 1,444 miles. Here are four great trail towns along its route. Read Story
Lake Erie Bluffs
Ohio Waterfront Camping
Here are four experiences you'll love, from the northeastern Lake Erie shore to the heart of South Bass Island. Read Story
Ohio State Park Campgrounds Map
Ohio State Park Campgrounds
With more than 50 locations throughout the state, your next weekend adventure is a short drive away. Read StoryCamping with your Dog
Ruffing It: Camping Essentials for your Dog
He’s your best friend, you want him with you. So, we asked Tom Puliafico, a dog trainer at Heights Canine in Cleveland, how best to prepare for a trip with the pup in your life. Read StoryShawnee State Park Overlook
Secluded Ohio Campsites
Looking for a side of peace and quiet with your next adventure? Check out these three spots tucked deep in the Ohio wilderness. Read StoryTree-climbing lesson at Toledo Metroparks
Adventure 101
Want to do some structured outdoor exploring before packing up your tent? These four Ohio park systems offer a full lineup of learning opportunities. Read Story

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