This newly renovated family campground is located on a ridge on the east side of Lake Vesuvius and accesses Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area facilities by a hiking trail.
This campground has 34 campsites with water at all sites and electricty at most of the sites. The site features two new shower houses with flushing toilets. Large RV's can now be accommodated. A sewage dump station is also available.
Open April through October. In November and December, during Ohio deer gun season, campsites are first-come, first-serve. No reservations taken during this period. After November 6th, the water is turned off.
For fee information, visit http://www.recreation.gov Senior Pass and Access Pass (formerly Golden Age and Golden Access Passports) are accepted at this campground.
April - End of October
Ironton Ranger District, 6518 SR 93, Pedro, OH 740-534-6500
Directions: Located 6.5 miles north of Ironton, Ohio, just off State Route 93. Turn on County Road 29 and follow the signs to the Recreation Area (1 mile) To reach Iron Ridge proceed past the furnace and the lake and up the hill approximately another mile and take the first road back to the left into the campground. GPS Lat/Long coordinates for the area are 38 deg 36' 44" / 82 deg 37' 10".