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Great outdoors park for all ages!

Phenomenally awesome state park site,included amenities such as cleaning stations, restrooms, playgrounds, public beaches,& relaxing vistas to just kick back on a bench to have a picnic or just simply take in the views around the vast area the lake itself covers. The entire area especially during early summer to fallmonths is brimming with excited visitors. Locals all coming to one central location to relax& get their outdoor on whatever that may be for the visitor. The  lake includes exceptional fishing, boasting a few of PA's record holding catches, withholds deep& serene beauty,& is very easy to create memorable experiences alike. Plan a day trip or few day stay to see why so many people choosePymatuning State Park as they not to far get away destination today, you won't be disappointed that you did.

Words cannot describe how bad

My girlfriend and I purchased a season campsite which was beautiful. The old guy who runs this place is going senile as well as having dementia. Low water pressure, constant sewer plug-ups, tree blew down on my girlfriend's car causing extensive damage and the campground had no insurance to cover it. They were clearly liable and negligent and should have had the tree removed because it previously was damaged from the wind and a large Branch came down on a camper. You have to buy your own firewood the people are rude I can go on and on please go up the road to the KOA

Good time

Camped here to be close to Conneaut Lake.  Great grounds,  beautiful ponds.

Nice campground!

This campground is near access to Lake Erie, which was very nice! The campground has nice spots, but they aren’t very secluded/private. The campground has bathrooms and showers. Geneva on the lake is a short drive away and was a cute little town to visit!

Awesome first RV experience

Granted this was our first outing in our mini class c but it was great. Our site was very clean with cement pad and level blacktop drive. A short bike ride connects you to some nice trails to ride into the small town. We ate at the state lodge and it was excellent. Staff was friendly At campground and overall was peaceful And quiet. We will return

Nice!

Nice level spots. Lots of things going on.

Beautiful lake!

The view is amazing, and rentals for everything! Just a wonderful time!

unmaintenanced

the lake is beautiful  and the park is clean but the cabins or the one I was in needed maintenance badly.front porch was soft and spongy .the screened in porch had huge holes in the screens and a huge gap in the floor .the picnic table and fire pit were leaning  badly. the bedroom had a hole in the wall which should  have been a easy fix if anyone  cared. the boat rental was nice

Great place!

Great place, great campers!

Would love to move there, tents cabins and R s

Close to casinos, they offer a pool & a game room. Located close to Erie Zoo, splash lagoon Lake Erie. Well kept and very clean. We stayed for a long weekend can’t wait to go back.

Great Campground

Fun, family friendly campground. We were in a tent on a electric/water site. Sites were a little small but we made it work with three families on three sites. Lots to do, fishing, swimming pool, petting zoo, hayrides and friendly staff.

Called it my second home

Might be 24 now but when I grew up my grandfather always brought me up here on the weekends or during the summer for a week and I always called it my second home it’s a beautiful camp for couples and family’s. Only about 15-20 mins away from the beaches. Definitely a must stay place.

Great fishing camp ground

Fantastic camp ground for anyone looking to rough it a bit, they have cabins and rv/tent sites located on Elk Creek great area for fishing and great people.

Great Campsite!

Love this place, first visit, I’m in a tent but on a water and electric hookup site (as requested). Family friendly, quiet at night. Southern Tier brewery nearby, two different casinos within 40 minutes, golf course, huge lake and more! Tons of year round campsites and campers who all seem very friendly

Closed

No longer open

Sunsets are worth it!

We stayed here two nights and traveled around the area. It was located near the things we wanted so we wouldn’t have normally stopped, but glad we did both nights as the sunset was for sure worth it. Sites were pretty sunny so glad we had our sun shade along with us.

Great trip

Our first time camping at Pymatuning State Park in Ohio. The facilities are older, but kept clean with workers constantly around checking things.

There are 3 sections to camp. We stayed in section 2, site 82 which had a direct view of the lake and was close to the bathhouse and restroom. If you have younger kids, this site is for you. The playground is right there as is the beach.

We didnt look at section 1, but already decided next time, we will go to section 3 as that seemed more shaded and no playground.

The store there had just about anything you could need for supplies at a reasonable price.

We will definitely return.

Clean State park with great water access!

To check in at this campground, the parking lot is to the right of the campground entry road and you need to walk over to the left of the road to the camp store. This campground offers private shady campsites right on the lake. It's great for boats and kayaks. There were plenty of trees on our site to hang hammocks. The bathrooms/shower houses were clean. There is a small beach at the campground and also a larger one up the road. This is a great fishing spot. Birders will enjoy the variety of species found here including Bald eagles, Orioles, Osprey, Prothonotary warblers, Yellow warblers, Great blue herons, Kingbirds, Kingfishers and many others. We saw other types of wildlife too including: butterflies, toads and turtles. Nearby attractions include Linesville Spillway (feed the carp) and Linesville fish hatchery. There are not a lot of hiking trails on the Ohio side, but we drove around to the PA side and found some. This remarkable campground has plenty to do for everyone.

Nice, clean, small KOA

Nice little campground. Stayed for 7 nights, & spent 1 day in Buffalo & 1 @ the falls. Wanted a chill community & this was very quiet & relaxing. There is a park right across from the campground on Lake Erie. Would have given 5 stars if there was more to do on grounds.

Things to do if you stay a few days

  • Luensman Overview Park
  • watch sunset on the beach
  • wine trail (Enjoyed Johnson’s)
  • beach day. We went to Point Gratiot Park because they have a lifeguard on duty & they allow swimming.
Great spot to stop!

We were very weary from a long day on the road and they took great care of us!

Clean, friendly state park

This campground has spacious sites and there is primitive and full hook up sites available. Pets are allowed in certain sites. Sites are also available along the lake. Access to lake is a plus for boaters and fishing.

Camping trip

Most fun I ever had while camping best place to go!

Disgusting Restroom / Showers

During our 5 night stay at Pymatuning Jamestown campground the bathrooms were not cleaned once. Both men’s and ladies were absolutely disgusting. Complained to the camp host and was told a service comes to clean, however they were only there 5 minutes that day. Complained to park office 24 hours later and was told a request was just sent to maintenance. Office had no answer why the restrooms are not cleaned daily. Will never return!

Great showers

Showers were excellent and very clean. The park was very well maintained. The sites are not level and are very crowded. It is good for an overnight stop. On site pizza is very convenient and they deliver to your site.

FUN FOR THE FAMILY

Love it cause it close to the beach! It close to many activities in Geneva on the lake, the strip! Nice landscaping and a great camp store at the entrance. Lots of amenities. Hall, restaurant, pool,fitness center, activities center. Nicely done cabins.

Beautiful

Of all my camping trips so far, this is my favorite.

Weekend stay site 338

Great stay! Breeze from the lake made hot days cool. Everything is relatively close with in a few mins walk. Some showers facilities updated and nice. Good fishing spots. It’s nice because there are a few sites that aren’t too close together and you have more privacy.

Girls Weekend Campground

Stayed here for a girls weekend in Geneva at one of the tent sites. The tent area was small (this is mostly an RV Park), but it was a good spot to stay! Showers and bathrooms available as well as electric hookups. Located within a matter of minutes to several wineries in the area. Entertainment provided during the summer time. Several lakes for swimming and fishing.

Awesome

Sparrows ponds Campground is very nice with level gravel sites with grass area and fire ring with a grate for cooking. The campground is very well maintained and the bathrooms and showers are very clean. The staff is very friendly. The campground store has a few items available for your camper, some cool souvenirs and a little bit of groceries and items like shampoo, garbage bags…ect. There’s a little arcade in the campground store also. We will definitely stay again in the future.

Nature at is best

It does not have a pool or game room or any of those types of amenities and thats what we LOVE about this campground. it is simple camping. it has everything we need. a picnic table , fire ring and electric hookup. It’s nice and quiet. There is a fair amount of room between sites so you don't feel crowded. The lake is fantastic for fishing. We have seen the most beautiful sunsets here that you won’t see anywhere else. There is an eagles nest on one of the islands. If you take your boat or rent one at the marina you can go out on the lake and you will see eagles for sure!! There are also a lot of other birds to enjoy! If you just want to fish or just relax while viewing the sunset , this is the place for you!