Great Parks of Hamilton County offers scenic campgrounds for a perfect weekend getaway.
Take your pick of primitive tent camping sites, rustic and delux cabins or pull-through or full hook-up RV spots. Whether looking for a staycation or just an overnight experience with family, Great Parks campgrounds are the place for you.
Lake Isabella Campground513-791-1663
Lake Isabella Campground is comprised of 24 primitive tent sites located in the beautiful, shaded grove of trees adjacent to the Little Miami River canoe/kayak launch and within walking distance to the playground and Lake Isabella boathouse. Each site features a picnic table, and groups of four campsites will share a communal fire ring.
Miami Whitewater Forest Campground513-851-2267
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.
Steamboat Bend Campground513-851-2267
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 Casino. 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.
Steamboat Bend Campground will be closed for the 2019 season to all but current, long-term campers while it is being assessed for potential electrical upgrades.
Winton Woods Campground513-851-2267
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.
Adventure Outpost Group Camp513-521-2345
For a place to bring your group together, visit Adventure Outpost Campground at Winton Woods. The campground is located within walking distance of a disc golf course and fitness trail and is a five-minute drive to Winton Woods harbor. It consists of four rustic cabins that can accommodate up to 32 people. Sharing space with the Adventure Outpost facility, the area is often bustling with public classes for kayaking, archery, wilderness skills and more.
Seeking a rustic overnight camping experience for your crew? Great Parks’ youth camps are available for organized youth groups, such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, YMCA, United Way agencies, churches, community organizations or schools.