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Places to Camp near Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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Nestled between Akron and Cleveland, OH, lies Cuyahoga Valley National Park where campers can enjoy everything the park has to offer. Spend the day horseback riding exploring the trails and camp along a cow path to travel back in time. Fishing enthusiasts will find some of the best camping opportunities in Ohio are along the Cuyahoga River where you can toss a line out from the shore or a boat. And don't miss the majestic Brandywine Falls. There are plenty of campsites near Cuyahoga Valley National Park offering something for everyone. RV campers can also pull into the area campgrounds and find all of the amenities their large vehicles need.

Best Camping Sites Near Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH (131)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from West Branch State Park

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    West Branch State Park

    66 Reviews
    222 Photos
    357 Saves
    Ravenna, Ohio

    This recreation area is part of Michael J Kirwan Lake

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  2. Camper-submitted photo from Cuyahoga Valley National Park - CAMPING NO LONGER OFFERED — Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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    Cuyahoga Valley National Park - CAMPING NO LONGER OFFERED — Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    26 Reviews
    127 Photos
    113 Saves
    Peninsula, Ohio

    Overview

    Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a destination for millions of visitors each year who enjoy hiking, riding the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad , biking and picnicking. Whether you need an area large enough for a family reunion or just an intimate spot for two, Cuyahoga Valley is an ideal destination. Picnic areas are scattered throughout the park. Two rustic shelters, Ledges and Octagon, are available for reservation in the Virginia Kendall Unit of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

    Recreation

    With many different facilities and attractions in the park, there is something to interest everyone. Most shelter areas have open fields for games and nearby hiking trails.Visitors enjoy riding the scenic railroad, exploring the visitor centers, catching one of the summer concerts, attending one of the ranger-guided programs, biking the Towpath Trail or picnicking in one of the park's picnic shelters.

    Facilities

    Cuyahoga Valley's two shelters are fully-accessible. The Civilian Conservation Corps constructed them with American chestnut and locally quarried sandstone. The shelters are located near Ritchie Ledges, an area with approximately 2 miles of Sharon conglomerate stone cliffs about 30 feet (9m) tall. A large play field and hiking trails are available near each shelter.Ledges Shelter accommodates up to 75 people. It has two fireplaces and eight picnic tables inside, as well as eight tables in the outside pavilion and a large grill. Octagon Shelter accommodates up to 50 people. During the summer months its walls are removed; they are in place from October 15 to May 14. Seven indoor picnic tables, two fireplaces and an outdoor grill are provided.Both shelters have electricity for normal two-pronged household appliances such as coffee pots and crock pots. Drinking water is available at a drinking fountain from May 1 to September 15. Restrooms with flush toilets are available year-round.

    Natural Features

    The Cuyahoga River flows through the park for 22 miles (35 km), fed by more than 190 miles (306 km) of perennial (permanent) and ephemeral (temporary) streams. The Beaver Marsh and other wetlands, many lined with cattails and dense patches of duckweed, provide a home for many of the park's reptiles and amphibians and help filter pollutants from the water.

    Nearby Attractions

    Visit Brandywine Falls, the historic Boston Store Visitor Center, Ritchie Ledges, the Beaver Marsh and the Everett Road Covered Bridge. These are some of the more popular attractions in the park.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Cancellations more that 14 days before arrival will receive a refund minus a $10 cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 14 days out will forfeit the entire fee. However, the reserving party may be given an opportunity to reschedule the reservation (based on availability) within 12 months of the original reservation by contacting the park.

    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Market
    • Trash

    $80 - $110 / night

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    Silver Springs Campground

    26 Reviews
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    135 Saves
    Stow, Ohio

    Silver Springs Campground is owned by the City of Stow, and operated by the Parks and Recreation Department since 1976. Nestled in Silver Springs Park in the Northeast corner of Stow, it is one of only a few municipally-operated campgrounds in Ohio. The City has been providing outdoor recreational opportunities at this site for over four decades, and the public has really taken advantage of it. They appreciate being able to enjoy the outdoor camping experience so close to home.

    Campers have access to many amenities throughout Silver Springs Park while camping, including fishing at Heritage Lake, hiking on the trails in the woods, tot lot fun at SOAR playground, dog exercise at Bow Wow Beach, active recreation at the tennis and basketball courts, and throw-together games and activities in the many open fields. The campground is also adjacent to the Metro Parks’ Bike and Hike Trail. The facility has 27 campsites, some open and some shaded.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $15 - $22 / night

  4. Camper-submitted photo from Streetsboro-Cleveland SE KOA

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    Streetsboro-Cleveland SE KOA

    20 Reviews
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    83 Saves
    Streetsboro, Ohio
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  5. Camper-submitted photo from Punderson State Park

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    Punderson State Park

    31 Reviews
    96 Photos
    114 Saves
    Newbury, Ohio
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $38 / night

  6. Camper-submitted photo from Findley State Park

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    Findley State Park

    39 Reviews
    146 Photos
    166 Saves
    Wellington, Ohio

    Findley Lake State Park Campground is large and wooded. It offers Full Hookup, Electric, and Non-electric sites; all are pet friendly. Reservations are required; they may be made up to six months in advance online or by calling (866) 644-6727.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 - $50 / night

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    Heritage Farms

    9 Reviews
    52 Photos
    139 Saves
    Peninsula, Ohio
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • Tents
    • Trash

    $35 - $55 / night

  8. Camper-submitted photo from Nimisila Reservoir Metro Park Campground

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    Nimisila Reservoir Metro Park Campground

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    60 Saves
    Green, Ohio

    6 sites have electric hookups. Reservations may only be made online through Reserve America and in person at the park district's administrative offices (975 Treaty Line Rd., Akron).

    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $23 - $35 / night

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    Countryside Campground

    7 Reviews
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    62 Saves
    Mogadore, Ohio

    Countryside Campground offers tent and RV camping. There are 95 total RV sites, with several sites able to accommodate pull thrus and double slide-outs. We offer full hook-up sites and water/electric sites.

    The campground offers a propane filling station and can fill your motorhome or 30lb and 20lb tanks.

    Tent camping is primitive with sites located in a beautiful setting with trees surrounding the area. There are picnic tables and fire rings on each site.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
  10. Camper-submitted photo from Mill Creek Camping — Berlin Lake Wildlife Area

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    Mill Creek Camping — Berlin Lake Wildlife Area

    18 Reviews
    55 Photos
    120 Saves
    Berlin Center, Ohio

    Overview

    Mill Creek Recreation Area is an ideal family campground located on Berlin Lake in northeastern Ohio. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing, hunting, picnicking and camping.

    Recreation

    The lake is a popular location for boating, swimming, and fishing. Berlin Lake is renowned for its excellent walleye fishing. It is one of the few area lakes where natural reproduction of the species occurs. Anglers will also find largemouth and smallmouth bass, muskie, crappie and bluegill. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources manages over 6,800 acres of project lands for public hunting and wildlife management purposes. Small game species are found in abundance and hunting areas can be easily accessed.

    Facilities

    Mill Creek Campground offers 295 sites ranging from wooded water sites to grassy sites in the sun. Over 100 sites have electric hookups. Other amenities include a dump station, showers, flush restrooms, a boat ramp, playgrounds, and a volleyball court.

    Natural Features

    Berlin Lake is situated on the Mahoning River, where it covers 3,590 acres and offers 70 miles of shoreline. The banks of the lake are gently to moderately sloped, allowing for easy access. Beech and maple trees cover the area, offering shade and beautiful fall color. A variety of wildlife makes its home around the lake. Visitors delight in viewing nesting ospreys. Bald eagles can occasionally be seen in the area as well.

    Nearby Attractions

    Noah's Lost Ark Animal Sanctuary is just one mile south. The sanctuary is home to a large variety of big and small cats, including lions, tigers, cougars, leopards, bobcats and lynx. Wolves, coyotes, fox, bears, camels, zebras and primates also live in Noah's Lost Ark. Children love the sanctuary's petting zoo and educational tours.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $50 / night


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