Great Parks of Hamilton County offers three scenic campgrounds for a perfect weekend getaway!

Take your pick of primitive tent camping sites, rustic cabins or pull-through or full hook-up RV spots. Whether you’re looking for a weekend retreat or just an overnight experience with family, Great Parks campgrounds are the place for you. Campgrounds are located at Lake Isabella, Miami Whitewater Forest and Winton Woods.

Scout and youth groups seeking a rustic overnight camping experience can visit one of our Group Camps.

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Lake Isabella Campground


10174 Loveland-Madeira Road
Symmes Township, OH 45140

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.

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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.

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Winton Woods Campground


651 Lakeview Drive
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.

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Upcoming Events

  • Group Camps

    Seeking a rustic overnight camping experience for your crew? Great Parks’ primitive group camps are available for families, friends and organized youth groups, such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, YMCA, United Way agencies, churches, community organizations or schools.

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  • Halloween Creepy Campouts

    Creepy Campouts at Winton Woods Campground have been a Halloween tradition for more than 30 years. Families, come enjoy one last camping weekend of the year. This not-so-spooky event is a chance to create memories that will last a lifetime. Take part in activities each weekend, including trick-or-treating and contests for Best Jack-o’-Lantern and Best Decorated Campsite.

    Registration for 2022 Creepy Campouts will open on Monday, November 1, 2021 at 9 a.m. All Creepy Campout reservations must be made online. No reservations accepted at the campground office or by phone until 10 a.m.

    Reserve your site for the Halloween Creepy Campouts by booking Friday night only. Select the Friday of the weekend you want as your arrival date and Saturday as your departure date. You will automatically be reserved for Friday & Saturday night. Do not put Sunday as your departure date.

    2022 Campout Dates

    September 30
    October 7
    October 14
    October 21
    October 28

    2022 Cost

    30 amp electric sites 1-68: $118
    50 amp full hook-up sites 1F-25F: $145
    50 amp pull-through sites 1R-12R: $173
    Rustic camping cabins 1C-8C: $208 + tax

    Don’t wait – spots sell out within minutes!

  • Memorial Day & Labor Day Weekend

    You can now reserve all three nights of the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. Call the Great Park’s Campground Office at 513-851-2267 one year in advance of the Friday of these holiday weekends. Since the second and third nights of these weekends are more than a year away, we will make your reservation to insure you have the same site for the whole weekend.

    The campground’s hours of operation can be found here

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