Best Camping near Ravenswood, WV

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Best Camping Sites Near Ravenswood, WV (82)

    Camper-submitted photo from Forked Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Forked Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Forked Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Forked Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Forked Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Forked Run State Park Campground

    1.

    Forked Run State Park Campground

    18 Reviews
    47 Photos
    43 Saves
    Long Bottom, Ohio

    Welcome to Forked Run State Park Campground, nestled near Long Bottom, Ohio. This spot is a solid choice for those looking to escape into nature without straying too far from civilization. The campground operates year-round, so you can enjoy its offerings no matter the season.

    Forked Run State Park Campground is known for its peaceful atmosphere. With over 150 campsites, you’ll often find plenty of space to spread out, especially during weekdays. The campground accommodates tents, RVs, cabins, and even offers some glamping options.

    One of the standout features here is the lake, perfect for kayaking and boating. There are two boat launches, one near the dam and another midway up the lake, making it easy to get on the water. The lake also has a sandy beach area, although some visitors have noted it can get a bit crowded with locals.

    For those who enjoy hiking, the park offers trails like the Lake View Trail. While some trails might be a bit rough around the edges, they provide a good opportunity to explore the natural beauty of the area. If disc golf is your thing, the park boasts a well-regarded course that attracts players from all over.

    The campground has basic amenities like drinking water, electric hookups, and showers. However, be prepared for primitive pit toilets in some areas. The shower houses are generally clean, but the pit toilets can be a bit of a challenge.

    Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Just remember, no alcohol is allowed in the campground. If you need supplies, there’s a small market on-site.

    Overall, Forked Run State Park Campground offers a tranquil retreat with plenty of outdoor activities to keep you busy. Whether you’re here for the boating, hiking, or just to relax by the campfire, you’ll find a little slice of nature to enjoy.

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

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    Lake Hope State Park Campground

    34 Reviews
    101 Photos
    150 Saves
    New Plymouth, Ohio

    Welcome to Lake Hope State Park Campground, nestled near McArthur, Ohio. This spot is a favorite for many, offering a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and even glamping accommodations. The campground stretches along a ridge above the picturesque Lake Hope, providing some stunning views and easy access to the lake's activities.

    One of the standout features here is the variety of hiking and biking trails. Whether you're into a leisurely stroll or a more challenging trek, there's something for everyone. The lake itself is a hub of activity, with paddleboard and kayak rentals available for those looking to get out on the water. Fishing is also a popular pastime, and the lake's serene beauty makes it a great place to unwind.

    The campground is equipped with essential amenities like drinking water, electric hookups, showers, and toilets. Firewood is available for purchase, and campfires are allowed, making it easy to enjoy a cozy evening under the stars. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    Visitors have noted that the sites can be a bit close together, and some are on sloped terrain, so be prepared for a bit of creativity in setting up your tent. Despite this, the campground's charm and the surrounding natural beauty make it a worthwhile destination. The general store on-site is well-stocked with necessities, and the lodge offers delicious meals if you don't feel like cooking.

    For those looking to explore beyond the campground, nearby attractions include the Zaleski State Forest and Hocking Hills, both offering additional trails and scenic spots. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or a longer stay, Lake Hope State Park Campground has plenty to offer.

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

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    Burr Oak State Park Campground

    32 Reviews
    137 Photos
    94 Saves
    Glouster, Ohio

    Pets are permitted on all sites. Sites 44-60 are electric. Sites 1-43 and 61-95 are non-electric. Sites 65-81 are tent camping only.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Kountry Resort Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kountry Resort Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kountry Resort Campground

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    Kountry Resort Campground

    4 Reviews
    3 Photos
    17 Saves
    West Columbia, West Virginia
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $20 - $80 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Zaleski State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Zaleski State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Zaleski State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Zaleski State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Zaleski State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Zaleski State Forest

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    Zaleski State Forest

    16 Reviews
    65 Photos
    95 Saves
    Zaleski, Ohio

    Welcome to Zaleski State Forest, a gem tucked away in Ohio. This spot is perfect for those who love a good hike and a night under the stars. The campground is known for its scenic trails and natural beauty, making it a favorite among backpackers and nature lovers.

    One of the standout features here is the abundance of well-maintained trails. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or just starting out, you'll find something to enjoy. The South Loop, a 10.9-mile trek, is particularly popular. It offers a mix of challenging ups and downs, beautiful rock outcroppings, and even a pond. The trails are marked with orange blazes for the main path and white for the side trails, so navigation is straightforward.

    Camping here is a bit rustic but rewarding. There are three main camping areas, each equipped with latrines and access to well-water. Camp 2 is a favorite since it's roughly halfway along the South Loop, making it a convenient stop. Just remember to bring your own toilet paper and be prepared to share the space, as it can fill up quickly.

    Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Fires are allowed, but you'll need to bring your own firewood. And while there are no electric hookups or showers, the natural setting more than makes up for it. Plus, the lack of modern amenities adds to the charm and adventure.

    For those interested in local history, the area has some cool spots like the Moonville Tunnel. And if you're looking for a post-hike treat, the Lake Hope Dining Lodge offers a fantastic Sunday brunch.

    So pack your gear, grab a map, and get ready to explore Zaleski State Forest. It's a place where you can truly disconnect and immerse yourself in nature.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian
    Camper-submitted photo from Krodel Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Krodel Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Krodel Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Krodel Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Krodel Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Krodel Park Campground

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    Krodel Park Campground

    5 Reviews
    7 Photos
    21 Saves
    Point Pleasant, West Virginia

    Krodel Park has many activities for everyone. Enjoy fishing at their stocked lake, rent a kayak from the YakShak, or walk along the trail that circles the park, playground, picnic areas & more!

    63 sites for tents, travel trailers & pop-up campers that have access to electric, water, sewer & trash facilities located throughout the campground.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $30 - $35 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Snowden Campground - Hocking College
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Snowden Campground - Hocking College
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Snowden Campground - Hocking College
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Snowden Campground - Hocking College
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Snowden Campground - Hocking College
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Snowden Campground - Hocking College

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    Lake Snowden Campground - Hocking College

    9 Reviews
    9 Photos
    21 Saves
    Albany, Ohio

    Lake Snowden is a 675-acre education and recreation park, featuring the largest of four lakes, which form the Margaret Creek Conservancy District.

    The lake covers approximately 136-acres offering camping, boating, fishing, picnicking and swimming. The serene setting reveals natural beauty while maintaining the convenience of being just 5 miles from Athens, Ohio. The shelter houses, restroom facilities, beach, shoreline fishing holes, and fish hatchery make Lake Snowden a full-featured recreation park.

    Lake Snowden was built for the Margaret Creek Conservancy District in 1968 with federal funds through the Farmer’s Home Administration and the Soil Conservation Service in an effort to control flooding. It opened to the public in 1972. In 1998, Hocking College purchased Lake Snowden from Le-Ax Water District.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Huntington / Fox Fire KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Huntington / Fox Fire KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Huntington / Fox Fire KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Huntington / Fox Fire KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Huntington / Fox Fire KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Huntington / Fox Fire KOA

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    Huntington / Fox Fire KOA

    19 Reviews
    51 Photos
    29 Saves
    Ona, West Virginia

    Welcome to Huntington / Fox Fire KOA, a cozy spot nestled near Milton, WV. This campground is a great choice for those looking for a comfortable stay with plenty of amenities. Whether you're pitching a tent, parking an RV, or looking for a cabin or glamping experience, this place has got you covered.

    One of the standout features here is the friendly and helpful staff. Visitors often mention how welcoming and accommodating the crew is, making your stay that much more enjoyable. The sites come with patios, picnic tables, fire pits, and even gas grills, adding a touch of convenience and comfort to your camping experience.

    The campground is well-equipped with essential amenities like electric and water hookups, showers, and toilets. For those traveling with pets, you'll be pleased to know that pets are allowed. Plus, there's a market on-site for any last-minute supplies you might need.

    Now, a heads-up: the campground is situated between US60 and I64, so you might hear some highway noise. But many campers find that the overall experience more than makes up for it. The pine trees between sites offer a bit more privacy than you might expect from a typical KOA.

    If you're planning a visit, keep an eye out for the entrance—it can be a bit tricky to spot. But once you're in, you'll find a well-maintained and welcoming environment. Whether you're just stopping overnight or planning a longer stay, Huntington / Fox Fire KOA is a solid choice for your camping adventure.

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

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    Strouds Run State Park Campground

    9 Reviews
    31 Photos
    53 Saves
    Athens, Ohio

    There are 78 primitiive campsites and one group site available for organized groups. Latrines, waste drains, picnic tables and fire rings are provided 10 sites are available for campers with pets

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Rippling Waters Church of God Campgrounds
    Camper-submitted photo from Rippling Waters Church of God Campgrounds
    Camper-submitted photo from Rippling Waters Church of God Campgrounds
    Camper-submitted photo from Rippling Waters Church of God Campgrounds
    Camper-submitted photo from Rippling Waters Church of God Campgrounds
    Camper-submitted photo from Rippling Waters Church of God Campgrounds
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Ravenswood, WV?

According to TheDyrt.com, Ravenswood, WV offers a wide range of camping options, with 82 campgrounds and RV parks near Ravenswood, WV and 7 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Ravenswood, WV?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Ravenswood, WV is Forked Run State Park Campground with a 3.7-star rating from 18 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Ravenswood, WV?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 7 free dispersed camping spots near Ravenswood, WV.

What parks are near Ravenswood, WV?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 29 parks near Ravenswood, WV that allow camping, notably Wayne National Forest and Beech Fork Lake.