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Best Equestrian Camping Sites Near Deer Creek Lake, OH (10)

    Camper-submitted photo from Hocking Hills State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hocking Hills State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hocking Hills State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hocking Hills State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hocking Hills State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hocking Hills State Park Campground

    1.

    Hocking Hills State Park Campground

    105 Reviews
    542 Photos
    137 Saves
    South Bloomingville, Ohio

    Hocking Hills State Park offers camping all year round - electric sites, camper cabins, group camps, and primitive sites.

    156 electric sites (with 20, 30 or 50 amp electric) and 13 non-electric sites.

    Each site has a paved pad and can accommodate up to a 50' unit. Heated showers. Flush toilets. Laundry facility. Dump station. Camp store. Swimming pool for registered campers. Playgrounds. Volleyball court and horseshoe pit. Tent-only group camps are available by reservation. There are also 30 walk-in family sites with pit latrines.

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

    $29 - $46 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Alum Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Alum Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Alum Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Alum Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Alum Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Alum Creek State Park Campground

    2.

    Alum Creek State Park Campground

    75 Reviews
    176 Photos
    91 Saves
    Lewis Center, Ohio

    Large campground features shady sites for all types of camping. Pets are welcome on designated sites.

    An equestrian camp has 30 primitive sites available on a first-come, first-served basis.

    286 electric campsites offer both wooded and sunny areas, some of which overlook the lake. Each site has 20-, 30- and 50-amp electrical hookup. 24 full-service campsites offer electric, sewer and water hookups Heated shower facilities with flush toilets and dump station Beach and boat ramp for exclusive use of the overnight guests Basketball courts, volleyball, miniature golf, horseshoe pits, and playgrounds Nature programs Equestrian camp has 30 primitive sites available on a first-come, first-served basis.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Caesar Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Caesar Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Caesar Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Caesar Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Caesar Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Caesar Creek State Park Campground

    3.

    Caesar Creek State Park Campground

    48 Reviews
    107 Photos
    158 Saves
    Arkansas River - Pool 5, Ohio

    UPDATE March 2023: ... Campground: Loops E & F Sites 136-287 are closed for electrical upgrade. Sites will open as construction allows. Loops A, B, C & D Sites 1 – 137 are available to reserve. Thank you for your patience.

    A Camp Store offers supplies, firewood, ice, concessions, novelties, and kayak rental seasonally. Caesar Creek Lake is located in southwest Ohio, centered between Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus. Visitors flock to Caesar Creek Lake for its great fishing, boating, Visitor Center and trail opportunities. Natural Features: Caesar Creek Lake is home to many different wildflower prairies throughout the park which offer views of native wild prairie flowers, insects and bird species. Caesar Creek Lake is also home to more than 50 miles of trails including the 13 mile backpack trail which takes you to a scenic overlook of Horseshoe Falls. Recreation: Caesar Creek Lake offers excellent boating, water skiing and canoeing. Anglers fish for crappie and trophy muskie. The shelter is close to the Visitor Centers courtesy dock, allowing for easy shoreline fishing or to launch a kayak. Also, the shelter is within a short walking distance to the Caesar Creek Lake Visitor Center which offers exhibits, films and information about the lake and Corps missions in the Ohio Valley. Visitors can also take advantage of the new Adena Trace fitness trail with 9 workout stations over a mile loop as well as 50 miles of additional hiking, mountain biking, and bridle trails. Facilities: Each shelter is located near the Caesar Creek Visitor Center where a 24-hour indoor heated and cooled restroom can be found. Many shelters also offer some of the largest playground areas found at Caesar Creek Lake. Each shelter also offers two cooking grills and both electric and water are provided with reservation. Nearby Attractions: Caesar Creek Lake offers 50 miles of hiking, mountain biking, bridle and archery trails. Caesar Creek Pioneer Village offers a collection of over 15 log cabins and other structures that are open during special events. Caesar Creek Nature Center is adjacent to the Pioneer Village; the nature center features exhibits on the areas cultural and natural history.

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

    $17 - $75 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Buck Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Buck Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Buck Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Buck Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Buck Creek State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Buck Creek State Park Campground

    4.

    Buck Creek State Park Campground

    30 Reviews
    86 Photos
    140 Saves
    Clarence J. Brown Dam and Reservoir, Ohio

    Welcome to Buck Creek State Park Campground, nestled near Springfield, Ohio. This place is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature without straying too far from civilization. Open all year round, it offers a variety of accommodations including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options.

    One of the standout features here is the marina, perfect for those who love boating or fishing. The park also boasts an archery range and a disc golf course, so there's plenty to keep you entertained. The trails leading to the lake are shaded and make for a pleasant hike or run.

    The campground is pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. You'll find amenities like drinking water, electric hookups, showers, and toilets. Firewood is available for purchase, and yes, you can enjoy a campfire as fires are allowed. There's even a market on-site for any last-minute supplies you might need.

    Visitors have mentioned that the campground is generally clean and well-maintained. The tent sites are nicely spaced out, providing a bit of privacy, and the lake views are simply stunning. Some campers have noted that the bathrooms could use a bit of attention, but they are generally accessible and functional.

    If you're planning a visit, make sure to reserve your spot online as the campground operates virtually. Whether you're here for a quick overnight stay or a longer getaway, Buck Creek State Park Campground offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of activities to keep you busy. Enjoy your stay!

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

    $23 - $35 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Cowan Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cowan Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cowan Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cowan Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cowan Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Cowan Lake State Park Campground

    5.

    Cowan Lake State Park Campground

    25 Reviews
    83 Photos
    101 Saves
    Wilmington, Ohio

    Welcome to Cowan Lake State Park Campground, nestled near Wilmington, Ohio. This place is a gem for anyone looking to escape into nature without sacrificing comfort. The campground is open year-round and offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options.

    One of the standout features here is the lake itself. It's a no-wake lake, making it perfect for paddle boarding, kayaking, and fishing. You can rent kayaks right on-site, so no need to lug your own gear. The lake's serene waters and beautiful surroundings make it a favorite among visitors.

    The campground is well-equipped with amenities to make your stay comfortable. Electric hookups, drinking water, and clean shower houses are just a few of the conveniences you'll find. There's also a camp store stocked with essentials like firewood, ice, and even ice cream. If you're bringing your furry friend along, you'll be happy to know that pets are welcome.

    For families, there's plenty to keep everyone entertained. The playground is a hit with the kids, and there are several hiking trails to explore. Frisbee golf and a simple but charming beach area add to the fun. The campground staff and volunteers are known for their friendliness and helpfulness, which adds to the welcoming atmosphere.

    If you're into birdwatching or just love nature, the revamped Nature Center is worth a visit. It features informative displays and even has a short paw print trail that's great for a quick, educational hike.

    Overall, Cowan Lake State Park Campground offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of activities to keep you busy or help you unwind. Whether you're here for the water, the trails, or just to relax, you'll find it a welcoming and enjoyable place to stay.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Pike Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pike Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pike Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pike Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pike Lake State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Pike Lake State Park Campground

    6.

    Pike Lake State Park Campground

    11 Reviews
    126 Photos
    43 Saves
    Latham, Ohio

    Welcome to Pike Lake State Park Campground, nestled near Bainbridge, Ohio. This spot is a gem for those who appreciate a laid-back camping experience with a touch of nature's beauty. The campground is open year-round, making it a great destination no matter the season.

    One of the standout features here is the abundance of shade provided by the trees, which is perfect for setting up a hammock or just relaxing under the canopy. The campground has a mix of tent, RV, and cabin accommodations, so there's something for everyone. Many sites are situated along a pretty running stream, adding a soothing backdrop to your stay.

    For those who enjoy hiking, the trails around here are a highlight, especially in the fall when the leaves are changing. The Greenbriar and CCC Trails offer beautiful, albeit sometimes overgrown, paths through the park. If you're into fishing or kayaking, the small lake provides a peaceful spot to cast a line or paddle around.

    The campground has been recently renovated, boasting newly paved roads and camp pads. The bathrooms are clean and modern, with four unisex toilets and showers available. There's also a camp store stocked with essentials, so if you forget something, they've got you covered.

    Families will appreciate the playgrounds, and pet owners will be glad to know that pets are welcome. Just a heads-up, though: the ground here doesn't drain well, so be prepared for some muddy spots if it rains.

    Overall, Pike Lake State Park Campground offers a mix of tranquility and outdoor activities, making it a great spot for a weekend getaway or a longer stay. Enjoy your time here and make the most of the natural beauty and amenities!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Korbel Campgrounds at Ohio Expo Center
    Camper-submitted photo from Korbel Campgrounds at Ohio Expo Center
    Camper-submitted photo from Korbel Campgrounds at Ohio Expo Center

    7.

    Korbel Campgrounds at Ohio Expo Center

    5 Reviews
    3 Photos
    15 Saves
    Columbus, Ohio

    From Nov 1 - April 1, water service is not available in the Ohio Expo Center campgrounds.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Group

    $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Great Seal State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Seal State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Seal State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Seal State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Seal State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Great Seal State Park Campground

    8.

    Great Seal State Park Campground

    1 Review
    8 Photos
    11 Saves
    Chillicothe, Ohio

    Camping is available to both horse and non-horse campers - Horse picket lines (tie lines) are located behind sites 1-10. Sites 11 - 15 do not have the horse picket lines.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Stacked Stones Retreat and Horse Camp — Hocking State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Stacked Stones Retreat and Horse Camp — Hocking State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Pine Creek Campground and Cabins
    Camper-submitted photo from Pine Creek Campground and Cabins

    10.

    Pine Creek Campground and Cabins

    1 Review
    2 Photos
    8 Saves
    South Bloomingville, Ohio

    We have built a park in the middle of the beautiful Hocking Hills to accommodate everyone’s desire to get away and enjoy nature. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

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

    $58 / night


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According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular equestrian campground near Deer Creek Lake is Hocking Hills State Park Campground with a 4.4-star rating from 105 reviews.

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