Lane Farm Campground

Area Status: Closed

Formerly the Lane family farm, this small campground is approximately 5 miles north of Marietta along the National Forest Covered Bridge Scenic Byway. The site has four campsites on the Little Muskingum.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed due to flood damage.
Operational Hours: This campground is open seasonally from early spring to winter. Visit our Recreation page to see seasonal open and close dates for the current year.
Fees: Camping:
  • $10 per night
Open Season: April 15 - December 19
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Marietta
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
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General Information

Directions: From Interstate 77, take Exit 1 (S.R. #7). Go towards Marietta on S.R. 7. Turn right at Acme Street (the first light). Acme St. ends at Greene Street. Turn right on Greene St. (S.R. 26). Follow S.R. 26 out of Marietta approximately 5 miles to this campground. GPS Lat/Long coordinates for the area are 39 deg 26' 08" / 81 deg 21' 31".

Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

This campground on the banks of the Little Muskingum River just off S.R. 26 is primitive but provides a tranquil getaway.
No. of Sites 4
Reservation Info None taken
No. of Accessible sites 0
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

River and Stream Fishing

Shoreline fishing on the Little Muskingum River or fishing by canoe or boat.
Special Designations Please release any muskies you catch.
Fish Species smallmouth bass and sunfish, several species migrage up from the Ohio River and the Ohio muskellunge
Fishing Platform shore
Cleaning Station none
Difficulty Level: Easy

Viewing Wildlife

This site along the Little Muskingum is likely to attract wildlife looking for water as well as river creatures. Sit quietly and you will see animals coming down for water, water birds, amphibians, and even fish as they swim in the shallows.
Species birds, riverine creatures, fish, frogs, and other bottomland wildlife.
Difficulty Level: Easy

Viewing Scenery

This site along the Little Muskingum River is a shady area adjacent to a walnut plantation. The site is a good place to watch the river.
Difficulty Level: Easy

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