Burr Oak Cove Campground

Area Status: Closed

Burr Oak Cove Campground is a small densely wooded campground on the northwest tip of Burr Oak Reservoir in Athens County. The campground has 19 camping units, including walk-in sites which offer additional seclusion to the camper looking for solitude.

At a Glance

Reservations: Sites are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees: Camping Fees: 
  • $15 per night for standard sites/$10 per night when water is turned off.
  • $10 per night for walk-in campsites.
Open Season: April 10 - December 19
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Glouster and Corning, OH
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Athens Ranger District, 13700 US Hwy 33, Nelsonville, OH 45764; 740-753-0101

General Information

Directions: Located a half mile east of Highway 13, Burr Oak Cove is only a short distance from Burr Oak Reservoir. GPS Lat/Long coordinates for the area are 39 deg 32' 35" / 82 deg 03' 20".

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

This out of the way campground located outside of Burr Oak State Park is a tranquil option to the busier campground within the park.

No. of Sites 19
Reservation Info None taken
No. of Accessible sites 1
Difficulty Level: Easy

RV Camping

No. of Sites 19
Reservation Info Sites are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Hookup - Water none
Hookup - Sewer none
Size Restrictions 25 foot trailers
Dump Stations no
Hookups - Electric none
Vehicle Clearance good
Pavement Type of Parking Gravel
No. of Accessible sites 1
Difficulty Level: Easy

Lake and Pond Fishing

The adjacent Burr Oak Reservoir is within a short distance of this campground and a hiking trail accesses the lake so campers can hike down and fish in this large reservoir.
Cleaning Station none
Fishing Method Boats are allowed in Burr Oak Reservoir.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Day Hiking

The Lake View Trail is a short one mile hike down to Burr Oak Lake.

Difficulty Level: Easy


Camping trailer:
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Fee charged for some activities: Nightly Camping Fee
Accessible: Campsite #2
Drinking water:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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