Camping Near Troy, Ohio

Camping Near Troy, Ohio
Visitors to Troy, Ohio, will find many camping opportunities in the rural areas surrounding the city. The city of Troy offers guests a historic downtown area as well as many recreational activities, including hiking the Great Miami River Recreation Trail, fishing in Treasure Island Park and golfing at Miami Shores Golf Course.

Poor Farmers Campground

Poor Farmers Campground is located eight miles northeast of downtown Troy. It offers 504 campsites that include electric and water hookups along with picnic tables and fire rings. Most sites are waterfront on Lost Creek, which runs for two miles through the campground. Facility amenities include modern restrooms, private showers and several picnic pavilions with picnic tables and charcoal grills. Recreational amenities include a playground, basketball court and fishing pond where guests can catch bluegill and bass. Hiking trails run along the stream and in the wooded area on the outside of the campground.

Poor Farmers Campground
7211 N. Lost Creek-Shelby Rd.
Fletcher, OH 45326

Dayton KOA

Dayton KOA is 16 miles southwest of Troy. It offers full and partial hookup campsites that include picnic tables, fire rings and concrete pads on select sites. Several one- to three-bedroom rental cabins are also available. Facility amenities include a community camp kitchen, snack bar and Wi-Fi access along with private showers and modern restrooms. Recreational amenities include planned activities, a playground and large swimming pool as well as a small lake where guests can fish, swim and use paddle boats. Bruckner Nature Center is 10 miles north of the campground and offers six miles of hiking trails with many wildlife-viewing opportunities.

Dayton KOA
7796 Wellbaum Rd.
Brookville, OH 45309

Lazy R Campground

Lazy R Campground is 16 miles northwest of Troy in Bradford. It offers 90 campsites with full or partial hookups along with a few rustic tent sites. All sites include a picnic table and fire ring. Facility amenities include a banquet hall, picnic pavilion and dump station along with modern restrooms and private showers. Lazy R Campground has daily planned activities for all ages, including dinners and talent shows. Recreational amenities include a swimming pool, horseshoe pits and playground as well as a stocked fishing pond. There is a large wooded area adjacent to the campground that contains hiking and biking trails for guest use.

Lazy R Campground
8714 U.S. Route 36
Bradford, OH 45308

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Based in Southwestern Michigan, Matthew Knight has been writing outdoor and technology articles since 2008. His articles appear on various websites. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer information systems from Western Michigan University.

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Nice easy flat trail that leads to beautiful red rocks.
Stunning hike but extremely steep and tiring! Bring plenty of water.
Good conditions. A few stream crossings.