Camping Near Wilmington, Ohio

Camping Near Wilmington, Ohio
Located about one hour from Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, Wilmington attracts visitors to its lakes and parks for hiking, bicycling, fishing and boating opportunities. Two state parks are within a 20-minute drive of downtown, both of which provide camping facilities with waterfront access. In town, the city offers more than three miles of multi-use trails that double as cross-country ski trails during the winter. Several campgrounds within a few miles of downtown offer both primitive and resort camping on lakeside locations.

Beechwood Acres Camping Resort

This family-friendly resort on the shores of Lake Cowan has several accommodation options from tent and RV sites to yurts, cabins and a fully-equipped private cottage with hot tub and a fireplace. Located near Cowan Lake State Park, this campground is in proximity to 1,400 acres of hiking trails, a boat launch, marina and public beaches, with boat rentals available. The 700-acre lake provides access to swimming, boating and fishing recreation. Features amenities at the resort include a swimming pool, game room, convenience store, laundry and shower facilities and free wireless Internet access. A full-service restaurant is nearby the resort and monthly rates are available. Beechwood Acres has received four diamonds for its facility from Woodall’s.



Beechwood Acres Camping Resort

855 Yankee Rd.

Wilmington, OH 45177

937-289-2202

beachwoodacres.com

Thousand Trails

This park is located on 170 acres with lake access for fishing and canoeing, with boat rentals available at the campground. Full-hookup sites with 30-amp electric are available for RVs along with three pull-through sites. Cabins that include a stocked kitchen, picnic table, fire ring, bathroom and shower can be rented that sleep four. Camp facilities include free wireless Internet access, a convenience store, game courts and mini-golf. This campground is eight miles from Caesar Creek State Park and additional access to hiking, biking and watersport recreation.



Thousand Trails

1786 State Route 380

Wilmington, OH 45177

937-382-5883

1000trails.com

Pine Grove Campground & Waterfowl Park

Located on the grounds of a waterfowl sanctuary, Pine Grove attracts ducks, geese, swans and pheasants to the six ponds that grace the 37-acre park. Campsites for RVs and tents are shaded by yellow pine trees and within walking distance from a public boat ramp to the lake and a crabbing dock. Sites include full hookups, picnic tables and fire rings with a bathhouse nearby for showering. The campground is open from April through December and is in proximity to the Assateague National Seashore and Wildlife Refuge.



Pine Grove Campground & Waterfowl Park

764 Osborn Rd.

Wilmington, OH 45177

937-382-0806

pinecovecampground.com

Article Written By Nikki Jardin

Nikki Jardin began freelance writing in 2009 and focuses on food and travel articles. She has been a professional cook and caterer for more than 20 years. She holds a degree in environmental science from Humboldt State University.

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