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20 Best Camping Spots in Ohio

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20 Best Camping Spots in Ohio

Rikki Teeters

Summer is finally here and that means it's prime time to explore Ohio! Camping is one of our favorite local summer activities. We were lucky enough to grow up near some of Ohio's best campgrounds and parks! Here is our list of Ohio's 20 Best Camping Spots!

20. Kelleys Island State Park - Kelleys Island, Ohio

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19. John Bryan State Park - Yellow Springs, Ohio

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John Bryan State Park

18. Barkcamp State Park - Belmont, Ohio

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17. Grand Lake St. Marys - St. Marys, Ohio

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Grand Lake St. Marys Ohio

16. Great Seal State Park - Chillicothe, Ohio

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15. Hueston Woods State Park - College Corner, Ohio

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14. Alum Creek State Park - Delaware, Ohio

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13. A.W. Marion State Park - Circleville, Ohio

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12. Lake Alma State Park - Wellston, Ohio

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11. Mary Jane Thurston State Park - McClure, Ohio

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10. West Branch State Park - Ravenna, Ohio

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9. Lake Hope State Park - McArthur, Ohio

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8. Deer Creek State Park - Mt. Sterling, Ohio

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7. Shawnee State Park - Portsmouth, Ohio

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6. Geneva State Park - Geneva, Ohio

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5. Scioto Trail State Park - Chillicothe, Ohio

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Scioto Trail State Park

4. Mohican State Park - Loudonville, Ohio

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3. Hocking Hills State Park - Logan, Ohio

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2. Cuyahoga Valley National Park - Peninsula, Ohio

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1. South Bass Island, Put-in-Bay, Ohio

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Where are your favorite camping spots in Ohio? Send us your Ohio camping photos using hashtag #OhioExplored! Follow us on Instagram @OhioExplored to Explore Ohio with us every day!