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Oak Hill - Lake Vesuvius

About

National Forest

Wayne National Forest

Overview

Oak Hill Campground is one of two camping areas within Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area. It has recently renovated and upgraded with modern conveniences like electric hookups and flush toilets. Lake Vesuvius is very close, providing access to ample recreational opportunities.

Recreation

Boating, fishing and swimming on Lake Vesuvius are the most popular activities. Anglers may catch bass, catfish, crappie and bluegill. More than 40 miles of trails exist in the area, with trailheads beginning at or near the campground. A spur within the campground connects to the Rock House Trail, which leads to a cave Native Americans used as a hide-out many years ago.

Facilities

Boating, fishing and swimming on Lake Vesuvius are the most popular activities. Anglers may catch bass, catfish, crappie and bluegill. More than 40 miles of trails exist in the area, with trailheads beginning at or near the campground. A spur within the campground connects to the Rock House Trail, which leads to a cave Native Americans used as a hide-out many years ago.

Natural Features

The campground is situated on the west side of the 143-acre lake. A mixed hardwood-pine forest with many mature oak trees covers the area.

Nearby Attractions

The closest town is Ironton, Ohio, less than 10 miles from the campground.

Fee Info

There is a $5 electric hookup fee. The total fee of electric site is composed of $15 basic camping fee and $5 electric fee.

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Location

Oak Hill - Lake Vesuvius is located in Ohio

Detail location of campground

Directions

From U.S. Highway 52 at Ironton, take State Route 93 north for 9 miles to the Lake Vesuvius Road (County Road 29). Turn east toward Lake Vesuvius and travel 1 mile to the recreation area.

Address

916 COUNTY ROAD 29
Pedro, OH 45659

Coordinates

38.618992 N
82.633459 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Oak Hill - Lake Vesuvius have RV hookups?

According to TheDyrt.com, Oak Hill - Lake Vesuvius has water hookups and sewer hookups.

What is the max vehicle length at Oak Hill - Lake Vesuvius?

Oak Hill - Lake Vesuvius allows vehicles up to 64 feet.

Are fires allowed at Oak Hill - Lake Vesuvius?

Yes, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, fires are allowed at Oak Hill - Lake Vesuvius, although make sure to check current fire restrictions in the area.

Does Oak Hill - Lake Vesuvius have wifi?

No, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Oak Hill - Lake Vesuvius does not have wifi.

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