Unwind and Unplug

Fall Harvest Backyard Campout

Join us at Lake Isabella on Saturday, October 1 for a night under the stars. Be a part of this one-night event to unwind from the week and unplug from technology. Come out and camp in the park, and help encourage families and friends to make a connection to the natural world.

Primitive campsites will be available on a first-come basis. Camp check-in will begin at 2 p.m. Pre-site reservation is required. Due to the popularity of the event, we recommend reserving a site early.

Free programming and events will take place in the evening starting at 4 p.m.


Saturday, October 1:

2 p.m. Campsite Check-In/Camp Setup Begins

2 p.m. - Midnight: Fishing Available (Tickets for purchase at $15 for adults, $10 seniors, and $5 for children)

4–6 p.m. Program with Great Parks Interpreters

4:30-5:30 p.m.: Drum Circle with Roberta

4–8 p.m. Pumpkin Decorating and Fall Crafts

4–8 p.m. Great Parks mini-golf, bounce house, and inflatable maze

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Live Entertainment - Claire Lefton

5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Haywagon Rides

6–8 p.m. Storytelling at the Bonfire

6–10 p.m. Bonfire for Marshmallows and S’mores (Kits are available for purchase at the Sweets & Treats concession)

8-10 p.m.: Star Gazing with Cincinnati Astronomical Society

8–10 p.m. Evening Movie ("The Goonies") at the Activity/Program Shelter

Sunday October 2: 

7 a.m.–10 a.m. Tear down camp


2 p.m. Saturday, October 1 to 10 a.m. Sunday, October 2


Lake Isabella
10174 Loveland Madeira Road
Loveland, OH 45140


Site with access to shared fire ring $60 (one table, two tents/site permitted)

Site with no fire ring access $30 (one tent/site permitted)

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