Lamping Homestead Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

In Monroe County, this area offers camping, picnicking, fishing, canoeing, and a scenic hiking trail. The site has six walk-in campsites, eight picnic sites, and a picnic shelter. There are two loop trails for hiking, one at 3½ miles and the other at 1½ miles. A 2-acre pond at the site is stocked with bluegill, bass, and catfish.This secluded recreation area was once the farmstead of the Lamping family. The family homesteaded this area in the 1800s.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 hrs a day through open season. 
Reservations: None Required. 
Fees Camping Fees: 
  • Free from the start of open season until Memorial Day weekend each year
  • $10/night Memorial Day weekend until the end of open season. 
Open Season: April 15
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Woodsfield, OH
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Marietta Unit, Athens Ranger District, 27750 Star Route 7, Marietta, OH 45750 740-373-9055

General Information

Directions: This campground is located on S.R. 537, 2 miles from S.R. 26 (approximately 35 miles from Marietta). GPS Lat/Long coordinates for the area are 39 deg 37' 32" / 81 deg 11' 16".

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Activities


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Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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