Iron Ridge Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed
 

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.

Reservations can be made through http://www.recreation.gov .

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open April 3 through October 26, 2015. 
Reservations: Reservations can be made through http://www.recreation.gov. Please check this site for when online reservations would begin and end. Open dates before and after reservation dates are on a first come-first-serve basis.
Fees 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. 
Open Season: April - End of October
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Ironton
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush Toilets
Operated By: Ironton Ranger District, 6518 SR 93, Pedro, OH 740-534-6500

General Information

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".

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Campground Camping

This family campground at Lake Vesuvius is on a ridgetop over Lake Vesuvius. Eighteen tent sites (non-electric) and three tent sites (electric).

Reservation InfoMay be reserved
No. of Sites19
No. of Accessible sites3
Fees: Fee for camping: $13/night + $5 for electric hookup
Hours of Operation: Open April 15th through October 31st and during Ohio deer gun season.
Rental info: Reservations are made through http://www.recreation.gov/

RV Camping

This campground has 20 RVs sites (2 non-electric and 18 electric). 

Hookup - Waternone
Reservation InfoYes
Size RestrictionsTwo 20' back-ins (electric hook-up); one 20' back-ins (non-electric); one 40' back-in (non-electric); sixteen 45' back-ins (electric hook-ups)
No. of Sites20
No. of Accessible sites3
Vehicle Clearanceopen
Hookups - Electric15W
Dump Stationsyes
Pavement Type for Parkingblacktop
Hookup - Sewernone
Fees: Fee for camping: $13/night + $5 for electric hookup
Hours of Operation: Open April 15th through October 31st and during Ohio deer gun season.
Rental info: Reservations are made through http://www.recreation.gov/

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.61448
  Longitude : 
-82.62440