Miami Whitewater Forest


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.

At Great Parks of Hamilton County, the health and safety of our employees and guests are our highest priority. We continue to take precautionary steps and make service adjustments in response to the latest information available from the Ohio Department of Health. More detailed information can be found here.

  • An online reservation will be required to camp at Miami Whitewater Forest Campground. Great Parks Campgrounds will not be accepting walk-in reservations.
  • One family household is permitted to occupy a campsite, up to (6) people.


9001 Mt. Hope Road

Harrison, OH 45030

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Phone: 513-851-2267

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  • Campground Office Hours

    2024 DatesMonday-ThursdayFridayWeekend/Holiday
    March 8–3110 a.m.-5 p.m.10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    10 a.m.–5 p.m.
    April 1–Aug 2410 a.m.–7 p.m.10 a.m.–8 p.m.
    10 a.m.–8 p.m.
    Aug 25–Oct 510 a.m.–6 p.m.
    10 a.m.–7 p.m.
    10 a.m.–7 p.m.
    Oct 6–Nov 210 a.m.-5 p.m.10 a.m.–6 p.m.
    10 a.m.–6 p.m.
    Nov 3-Dec 1510 a.m.-3 p.m.10 a.m.–4 p.m.
    10 a.m.-4 p.m.*

    *Weather depending

    Shower HouseApril 14–October 31

    Miami Whitewater Forest visitor center will reopen for the 2024 season on March 9, 2024. The Visitor Center will be open for special events and programs.

  • Dates & Rates

    March 9−April 14, 2024

    April 15–October 31, 2024

    Winter Camping | November 1−December 15, 2024

    *Miami Whitewater Forest offers winter camping with limited amenities. The shower house, water hydrants and dump station will be closed until April 15. The price is reduced to $38/night. We do not accept walk-in reservations, or first-come, first-served camping. An online reservation will be required for winter camping. Please contact the campground office at 513-851-2267 or 513-367-4774 for further information.

    Check-in: Please do not arrive earlier than 2 p.m.
    Check-out: Campers must vacate their site by noon on the date shown on their site tag.

    Armed Forces rate 10% discount

    Armed Forces 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 ($11 fee for non-campers)
    • Walking distance to Miami Whitewater Forest Harbor and 85-acre lake

    Note: When nighttime temperatures dip below freezing, the shower building and dump station must be winterized so that pipes don't freeze.

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