Description

From horseshoes to horseback riding, you’ll find plenty to do during your stay at the Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area. With three sites that accommodate large groups of campers (one sleeps 50, the others 150), Lake Vesuvius is great for bachelor parties, family reunions, or even just a gathering of your closest 100 camping buddies! Named for the nearby old Vesuvius iron furnace, the area’s rich history includes the lake itself, created in the 1930s, and an ancient cave that dates back to 700BC! Spelunkers, go nuts.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 50 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Amenities
No picnic table

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area and Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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The vibe at Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area and Campground

739 ftListing's elevation
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February 18th, 2018

No cell phone service!

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September 21st, 2018
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April 30th, 2018
Hipcamper Stefan G.
recommends this listing.
February 2nd, 2017
Park
Wayne National Forest
State
Ohio
Country
United States
Phone Number
(740) 753-0101
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
38.6° N, 82.633° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 1 Site
(Up to 50 people per site)

Safety at Hipcamp

Inclusion Policy

We have a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination at Hipcamp and are committed to helping our Host and Hipcamper community be inclusive.

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Hosting Standards

All Hosts should review and adhere to these standards around providing a positive Hipcamp experience, being a thoughtful neighbor, and serving as a responsible citizen.

Hipcamper Standards

All Hipcampers should review and adhere to these standards for safety, trip preparation, and respect in order to uphold Hipcamp’s most important value: “leave it better.”

Safety partners

Recreate Responsibly

  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
  6. Leave no trace
  7. Build an inclusive outdoors

Leave No Trace

  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

National Weather Service

We integrate with the National Weather Service to provide valuable fire advisories to Hosts and Hipcampers. Real-time Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watch Warnings help keep our community safe.

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