Campgrounds Close to Kings Island

If you are looking for campgrounds close to King's Island in Ohio, you won't have too much trouble finding one that suits your needs. Many camping areas are within close proximity of the popular amusement park, making for a very convenient family vacation.

Paramount's King's Island Campgrounds

Located at 6300 King's Island Drive, Paramount King's Island Campgrounds is about as close as you can get to the King's Island amusement park. This versatile campground can accommodate everything from RVs to tents and it has cabins for rent as well. Some of the amenities include:

  • 350 sites
  • Six cabins
  • Horseshoes
  • Sand volleyball pit
  • Playground
  • Dump station
  • Game room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Store
  • Some handicap facilities
  • Pets are o.k.
  • Open from April 1st through October 31st

Cedarbrook Campground

Cedarbrook is another campground close to King's Island. It is only eight miles away. It is open year round and allows big rig parking. Since this campground is very popular, reservations are suggested. Amenities include:

Cedarbrook
  • Daily, weekly, and monthly campsite rentals
  • Pull through sites
  • Full hookup sites
  • Laundry
  • Cabins
  • Free wireless Internet
  • Swimming pool
  • Showers and restrooms
  • Camp Store
  • Playground
  • Wood

It is against the rules to bring in any firewood due to the unintentional transport of pests. There are places to get wood for your fire at the camp. If you have any questions, be sure to ask when you make your reservations. Bringing in your own wood can lead to large state fines.

Cowan Lake State Park

Cowan Lake is a national park. It allows camping all year and is not too far from King's Island. There are restrictions on pets, so be sure to ask about them if you plan on bringing a pet along.

Amenities include:

Cowan Lake
  • 237 paved campsites
  • 17 primitive sites
  • Four sites are wheelchair accessible
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Playground
  • Hunting
  • Picnicking
  • Mountain biking trails
  • Dump station
  • Showers
  • Flush toilets
  • Camp store
  • Sledding in season
  • Cross country skiing in season

Pine Cove Campground

Pine Cove Campground is a 25 acre camping area with access to Cowan Lake. It is a seasonal campground where customers rent for the entire season. Weekend reservations are not accepted. Amenities include:

Pine Cove Campground
  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Free WiFi
  • Flush toilets
  • Electric
  • Wood
  • Camp store
  • Fishing

Green Meadows Campground

Cowan Lake

Open April through October, Green Meadows Campground is located on Cowan Lake. There are 105 sites that accommodate RVs and some sites available for tent camping. Pets are allowed. Amenities include:

  • Dump station
  • Camp store
  • Swimming pool
  • Fishing
  • Game room

Frontier Campground

Frontier Campground is located in Waynesville. One of the unique things about Frontier is the security. They monitor the campgrounds with a video security system. Other amenities include:

Frontier
  • Large, spacious sites
  • Lodge with kitchen for groups
  • Laundry
  • Playground
  • Miniature golf
  • Swimming pool
  • Showers
  • Cabins
  • Tent sites
  • Bike trails

Winton Woods

Winton Woods is about 30 minutes from King's Island, but if you are interested in cabin camping, this may be just what you are looking for. Cabins sleep up to six and include the following:

  • Kitchen
  • Heat
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom
  • Linens
  • Kitchen equipment
    • Dishes
    • Cookware
  • Television
  • Deck
  • Outdoor fire ring
  • Grill

There are also RV sites available as well as regular campsites.

Other Campgrounds Close to King's Island

There are often small campgrounds locally that don't get a lot of advertising. It is a good idea to get in touch with the local Chamber of Commerce to see if there are any new or small campgrounds that you are unaware of.

If you are willing to travel a little further to get to the park, you may be able to save a significant amount of money on your trip. Generally, the closer the campgrounds are to the amusement park, the more expensive the rates.

Here are some other campgrounds that you may be interested in that are close to Kings Island.

Always Call Ahead

It seems that campgrounds close unexpectedly for a variety of reasons. In order to ensure that your trip goes smoothly and is enjoyable for everyone, be sure to call the campground that you are interested in several months ahead of time. This will allow you to learn about the campground, find out if anything has changed, make your reservations, and be able to plan the rest of your trip with the knowledge that you will have a place to stay.

Campgrounds Close to Kings Island