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

Lake Isabella, Miami Whitewater Forest and Winton Woods campgrounds. Scout and youth groups seeking a rustic overnight camping experience can visit on of our group camping areas.

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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


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.

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  • Adventure Outpost Group Camp

    10248 McKelvey Road
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45231


    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.

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  • Steamboat Bend Campground

    8401 Steamboat Drive
    Cincinnati, OH 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 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 has seasonal camping only. Sites are all filled for 2019. No weekly or monthly camping is available at this time. 

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  • Group Camps

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

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  • Memorial Day & Labor Day Weekend

    You can now reserve all three nights of Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. To reserve your weekend, call the Winton Woods Campground Office 513-851-2267 one year in advance from the Friday of these weekends. 

    Multi-day reservations for these holiday weekends are a mandatory three-night stay; no exceptions. Payment is due in full at the time the reservation is made. 

    You are not able to make these reservations online. The Winton Woods Campground office is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

  • Halloween Creepy Campout

    Creepy Campouts at Winton Woods Campground have been a Halloween tradition for more than 20 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 hay rides, storytelling, trick-or-treating and contests for Best Jack-o’-Lantern and Best Decorated Campsite.

    Registration for 2020 Creepy Campout will open on November 1, 2019 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 be charged the rate for the entire weekend (both Friday night and Saturday night), along with all activities. Do not put Sunday as your departure date.

    2020 Campout Dates

    October 2, 2020
    October 9, 2020
    October 16, 2020
    October 23, 2020


    $104.04/site: 30 amp electric sites 1–68
    $128.72/site: 50 amp full hookup sites 1F–25F
    $153.41/site: 50 amp pull-through sites 1R-12R
    $191.07/site: camping cabin sites 1C-10C
    $342.32/site: deluxe cabin sites 1H-8H

    Don’t wait – spots sell out within minutes!

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