Nights in Nature

Great Parks of Hamilton County offers three scenic campgrounds for a perfect weekend getaway. They offer everything from tent camping, to RV sites and basic cabins to deluxe cabins. Whether looking for a staycation or just an overnight experience with family, Great Parks Campgrounds have the spot for you.

Miami Whitewater Forest Campground

9001 Mt. Hope Road
Harrison, Ohio 45030
Lat/Long: 39.257/-84.749

For a quiet, scenic spot to relax and set up camp, visit Miami Whitewater Forest Campground. Located 30 minutes northwest of downtown Cincinnati, this campground is set back in a wooded area on more than 4,000 acres in Miami Whitewater Forest within walking distance to a harbor and 85-acre lake. Each of the 46 sites is equipped with 30 amp electric hookups, picnic table and fire ring. A newly renovated shower building, playground and dump station are also located within the campground.

Campground Rules

Dates & Rates:
March 6−April 1, 2015

April 2−October 25, 2015
Electric Sites: $28/night, Seniors: $25.50/night

October 26−December 13, 2015

Prices do not include tax. Senior/Golden Buckeye rates are valid Sunday−Thursday, except holidays.

Features & Amenities

  • 46 tent and RV back-in campsites with 30 amp electric, picnic table and fire ring
  • Shower building
  • Playground
  • Dump station
  • Walking distance to Miami Whitewater Forest Harbor and 85-acre lake

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Winton Woods Campground

10245 Winton Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45231
Lat/Long: 39.26085/-84.50928

Winton Woods Campground is set in a pine grove alongside Winton Woods Lake and is within easy walking distance of Winton Woods Harbor, and the boathouse, snack bar and wet playground. The campground is located approximately 20 minutes north of downtown Cincinnati and 30 minutes south of Kings Island amusement park.

Campground Rules

Rustic Camping Cabin Rules

Deluxe Camping Cabins Rules

Dates & Rates

March 1-November 30, 2015

  • Electric Sites: $28/night, Seniors $25.20/night
  • Full Hook-up Sites: $38/night, Seniors $34.20/night
  • Pull-Through Sites: $48/night, Seniors $43.20/night
  • Camping Cabins: $55/night
  • Deluxe Cabins: $125/night, $750/week

* Prices do not include tax. Senior/Golden Buckeye rates are valid Sunday-Thursday, except holidays.

Features & Amenities

  • 123 campsites total
  • 25 RV back-in sites with full hook-up (water, 50-amp electric, sewer), concrete pad and patio, picnic table and fire ring
  • 12 RV pull-through sites with full hook-up (water, 50-amp electric, sewer), gravel pad, picnic table and fire ring
  • 68 tent sites with 30-amp electric, picnic table and fire ring
  • 10 rustic camping cabins with one double and three single beds, kitchen table, electric, head and air conditioning
  • 8 large deluxe cabins sleep up to six people with:

    • Separate bedroom with queen-sized bed, fully-equipped kitchen, living room with sleeper sofa, bathroom and loft space
    • Heat and air-conditioning
    • Furnished living room with satellite television and DVD player
    • Includes bed linens, towels and kitchen supplies (dishes, cookware, coffeemaker etc.)
    • Outside features wood deck, picnic table and fire ring

  • Campground office
  • Camp store with café and snack bar
  • Washer and dryer
  • Group activity shelter
  • Playground
  • Visitor parking
  • Two dump stations
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Walking distance to Winton Woods Harbor

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Steamboat Bend Campground

9 Mile Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45255
Lat/Long: 39.029/-84.328

Tucked away in a grove of trees on the shores of the scenic Ohio River, Steamboat Bend Campground in Woodland Mound park is a peaceful, one-of-a-kind place. It is conveniently located 20 minutes east of downtown Cincinnati and just five minutes from Riverbend Music Center and Belterra Park racino. The campground’s 55 tree-lined sites are only available on a weekly or monthly basis to self-contained trailers or recreational vehicles (RVs) with paid, advance reservations.

Campground Rules

Dates & Rates
April 1-November 1, 2015
$135/site weekly
$400/site monthly
$2,400/site seasonally

* Weekly camping fees are due at the time reservations are placed. Monthly campers may pay their camping fee one month at a time, with the first month due when the reservation is placed. Subsequent monthly rental fees are due seven days prior to the beginning of the next monthly period. Seasonal campers may pay their fee in four equal payments. Weekly and monthly campers can only be assigned a specific site within two weeks prior to their check-in date.

Features & Amenities

  • Water
  • 30 amp electric
  • Picnic table
  • Fire ring
  • Sanitary dump station
Youth Camps

Scout and youth groups seeking a rustic overnight camping experience can visit one of our youth areas. For more information, please call Guest Services at 513-521-7275, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

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