Oak Hill Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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

The new campground is beautifully designed with 32 RV sites and one group site. All campsites are fully accessible with water and electrical hook-ups. Two new flush restrooms with showers and one new vault restroom were installed. Campsite # 2, 11, 20, and 21 are not reservable because they have been designated for hosts or volunteers.

The 50-person capacity group site is called Two Points Group Campground. 

This family campground is located on a ridge on the west side of Lake Vesuvius.

There are 4 hiking trails that connect to different parts of this campground and boat dock. The Rock House, Black Oak, Old Beach, and Scarlet Oak Trails form a 1.5 mile loop with a 200-foot elevation change.

Black Oak Trail starts along the Rock House Trail and leads to Oak Hill Campground at the Black Oak parking area. The elevation change is 140 feet from the bottom to top of this 0.34 mile trail.

White Oak Trail is 0.14 miles and is a short cut between the Black Oak Trail and the White Oak Camping Loop.

Old Beach Trail is 0.61 miles long and starts at the Black Oak parking area in Oak Hill Campground. The trail follows the scenic old beach road to the Scarlet Oak Loop of Oak Hill campground.

Scarlet Oak Trail is 0.45 miles long and starts at the Scarlet Oak Loop of the Oak Hill Campground and ends at the boat dock. The elevation change in this trail is approximately 200 feet.

Chart on Oak Hill Campground Trails.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 hrs a day. For deer gun season only - the Pine Knob Loop of Oak Hill will be open. However the water will be turned off.
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 Fee for camping at one of 28 electric sites is $20/night for full service. The base fee is $15.  Senior Pass and Access Pass (formerly Golden Age and Golden Access Passports) are accepted at this campground.  The fee for Pass-holders is $13/night. Two Points Group Campground is $35/night.
Open Season: April 3, 2015 - October 26, 2015
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Ironton
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: 2 Flush Toilets with showers and 2 vault
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). Turn at the entrance to the recreation area to the left and go past the lake and the boat dock. The campground is approximately one mile up this road on the right. GPS Lat/Long coordinates for the area are 38 deg 36' 50" / 82 deg 38' 00".

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Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:

Half the sites are reservable at this family campground at Lake Vesuvius. Reservations are made through http://www.recreation.gov/

Reservation InfoMay be reserved
No. of Sites25
No. of Accessible sites3

RV Camping

Recreation areas with activity RV Camping:

28 campsites, of which 24 are accessible to RVs with electric and water hook-ups; 8 walk-in tent sites.

Reservation Info Yes
No. of Sites 28 campsites, of which 24 are accessible to RVs with electric and water hook-ups; 8 walk-in tent sites.
Size Restrictions Two 30' backins, three 40' backins, one 45' pull-through, eighteen 45' backin.
No. of Accessible sites 3
Vehicle Clearanceopen
Dump Stationsyes
Hookups - Electric15W
Pavement Type for Parkingblacktop
Hookup - Sewernone
Rental info: Reservations are made through http://www.recreation.gov/

Group Camping

Recreation areas with activity Group Camping:

This area includes a group campground with a capacity of up to 50 people and includes a picnic shelter.  Shower facilities are available at the adjacent Oak Hill Campground site. Vault toilets available.

Fees: $35/night


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