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29 RV Parks near Bristolville, Ohio
Jun 2018 - $42.00
We have a permanent site here and love it. The owners go above and beyond to provide plenty of amenities for everyone including an environment where total relaxation can be enjoyed. There is plenty to do for the kids and the adults. Kids Crafts, putt-putt golf, shuffleboard, paddle boats, fishing, swimming pond, Gaa gaa ball, tether ball, hay wagon rides, bingo, sip-n-paint, horseshoes, July 4th firework display, basketball, playgrounds, live bands, pig roasts, kids carnival, Haunted Forest, Trick-or-Treating. Wacky Golf Cart Race, Drive-in Movie Weekend. Dog park, DJ music & dancing. You won't find a better campground with these many activities and still find time to relax and enjoy nature. - Gene - Linda
Aug 2017 - $49.00
Nice park in northeastern Ohio. Many full timers here, well kept sites. RV and tent sites. Park has three main areas on each side of a corps of engineers dam and lake. Free paddle boats and canoes. Short term RV's are in the first section to the right. Sites gravel, level, small wood decks. Most all pull throughs. Satellite friendly. Since the campground is on both sides of a small lake, you will need a golf cart (rent) or car to get around the park. No pool but a nice swimming lake. Very large well kept K-9 off leash area. New upgraded wifi, park wide that works. Park very quiet. Many planned activities. Mostly a weekend park. Interior roads gravel, easy to navigate. Small camp store, basic soda and munchies. Verizon and T-Mobile signals. FHU's to rear of site good. This is generally a local campground, but worth a stop if your in this area. Found staff and residents very friendly. - wtravlr1
Aug 2017 - $26.00
Seems like a very nice park, only downside would be the one shower house with flush toilets. Only stayed one night as we were passing through but am tempted to stay here again for a longer stay, it sounds like there are a number of water activities available for rent (kayak, sup, etc).
Spot was good for the night but it may have been different if someone was in the site next to us. Positive of being in open section is we could see the kids at the playground from our site so they could get some energy out while we set up. - TDC
Aug 2017 - $26.00
Very pretty, well-maintained campground with most sites in forested area. A handful (mostly in camping area 1) have lakeside views. A few sites at the start of each camping area are in the sun. The only thing preventing a score of 10 was that for more than 230 sites total, they have just one shower house with flush toilets (and a couple of laundry machines). There are vault toilets in the camping loops (which I could smell when walking by some of them). Easy drive or bike ride (or a long walk) to the marina and, a bit beyond that, the dog park/beach (which looks really nice). Good Verizon and OTA TV signals. Two-way road throughout park and camping loops so very easy to navigate. Most sites are roomy enough for larger rigs. - aowcarol
Jun 2017 - $27.00
My wife and I really enjoy this park. It does not have a lot of amenities, but it is clean with large semi-secluded camping spots cut into the forest (most of the sites are in the forest) however, there are some sites in an open area. If you want one of the more secluded sites I would avoid 1 - 4, 37 - 47, 93 - 106, and 128 - 131. The campground has 1 rather nice bathroom/showerhouse with laundry machines. The rest of the park has vault toilets which I find to be unpleasant. If you are tent camping here I would recommend a site close to the showerhouse. - GregT44266
Sep 2011 - $30.00
What a great hidden gem. The friendliest campground we have visited. Lots to do. They had a potluck/soup lunch with a huge screen showing the OSU football game the weekend we were there. This was an inside pavilion. They also have a large outdoor shelter house which is used often. My only complaint is that this is not really big rig ready. We reserved a pull through for our 42 ft couch with a pull vehicle, only to arrive and 2 small campers were already there. The site they finally found for us was very level but a bit of a twist and turn to get the RV into. Very open with trails for golt carts. Now that I know what to expect, I would visit again but see if a better spot could be found first. - LifeIsShort
Apr 2008 - $23.00
Roads are tight. Spaces are narrow and small. Electric is 25' away, water is 30' away. We sank about 6" into pad and about 12" in grass. If we didn't have to be in the area for 4 days we wouldn't be here. If you need to stay in area for 1 night use Wal-Mart. - cat3126B
May 2014 - $30.00
Although Kool Lakes Campground wasn't fully operational when we visited at season opening (we'll forgive them for a bad preceding winter), we had a great time. It has some newly renovated restrooms, but also some shabby, in-need-of-repair facilities, as well. The playground and swimming lake were great. Access to Nelson-Kennedy Ledges was awesome, just minutes down the street. Our campsite was spacious and we took advantage of the big ball field across the way. - JPolisena
Jul 2011 - $30.00
This is a nice park mostly seasonal. Very nice seasonal sites. Weekender sites are grass with some stones. Swim lake is very clean, bathrooms are clean. Owners are very nice. They have a phone on the front of the office that rings to one of their cell phones so they can be reached 24 hours. The kitchen is open on weekends: the cheese steaks are great. They also live on site. We will camp here again. - camper1
Jul 2011 - $30.00
We also were charged more then the rate stated on the web site. We asked why and were ignored. Site was not level at our "premium" site. Gravel roads dusty. Restroom facilities are OK in center of park. Lots of traffic all day and night. Good Wi-Fi. Close to am Amish community which had a meat market EXCELLENT meat but priced much like a grocery store. Here for a week; probably NOT stay here again. - Trikki Rikki
Jul 2007 - $15.00
This is the worst campground I have ever stayed at. There are only primitive facilities available, and these outhouses are filthy! There are no glass bottles allowed at this park and they will search your car and cooler when you arrive. There is trash all over the sites. The other campers are rude and permitted to do whatever they want. Most did not sleep and partied very loudly all night. Many did not purchase firewood, but chose to tear down branches and knock over saplings in our campsite in the middle of the night. We were not able to sleep at all due to the screaming and loud music. The staff did warn us about the more "wild kids," and we did attempt to camp as far away as possible. It did not matter. Thank goodness they don't allow glass bottles. I would never bring a child to this campground and will never be returning myself. The kind of people that this campground attracts have ruined the nearby and beautiful Nelson Kennedy Ledges State Park. - dneidert
Jun 2017 - $43.00
Be warned the park does not have WIFI or cable TV. Verizon HotSpot did work. Satellite TV did not work but using the Verizon, we could stream Netflix. Park is large, sites large enough, very wooded. We didn't use any other facilities so have no opinion. Park is clean and quiet. Convenient to the highway. - UllaPool
Jul 2014 - $35.00
We picked this park because it had a playground and a place to swim. The playground is excellent with numerous apparatus for different age levels. The lake not so nice, the bottom is slimy and the "beach" is nothing but dirt. The campground is mostly level but the roads are very rough, The sites are gravel and uneven so water tends to sit after it rains. The wires in a few places are low, so much so, that I watched someone coming in get caught up in the wire crossing the road. The "pull thru" sites are front back ones making them a little confusing, especially the connections and which to use. Our neighbors were very noisy into the evening with their motorcycles and music, the park seems to cater to lots of seasonal and day workers. The sites are mostly treed. - HRambler
Jun 2014 - $35.00
Arrived late and left early, due to tight travel plans. Lots of tall trees, very level grounds, gated. Didn't have a chance to meet staff, but they were super helpful over the phone. Tons of vintage playground equipment, a bit rough around the edges, but kids didn't mind. Swimming pond looked nice but we didn't have a chance to use. Easy pull thru sites. - GMC_STRIPES
Aug 2018 - $22.00
The restrooms were older and probably a little harder to keep clean, but they were acceptable. Our site was level with central hook ups. The wif worked ok at the site as did the tv antenna. Reception for AT & T phones was good. Use the directions in the PA book as GPS will take you to a low overhang. - Al and Anne-Marie
Jun 2018 - $23.00
This is a beautiful park, lots of trees and a gorgeous, private lake in the middle with a fountain that was lighted at night. You felt like you were way out in the woods, the sites are very generously spaced and partially shaded. There are lots of squirrels running around, one afternoon I just sat out and watched them. The only complaints I have are that one morning the water pressure was really low, and the last day there were intermittent whiffs of a horrible stench from the sewer. I walked to the office and reported it to the girl, who said "the guys are doing something with the sewer, I will talk to them." It was better after that. Also, entering the park, a couple of the turns were a little tight for us (42 footer) and my husband had to stop and back up a couple of times in one turn due to some full timers marking their flower beds with rocks and bricks, but once we got to our site, we were fine. They have a gated entry which is nice so you know everyone driving in the park has an RV there. I would certainly camp here again! - overogal
Jul 2017 - $45.00
We used this as a stop over to and from the midwest. Nice campground with a good size fishing pond. It is pretty in the front where we stayed. The back half looks a little rundown as this is where the permanents are located. Trash bins were smelly both times and located at the bathrooms. Owner was very nice and accommodating. We had an issue with our coach when leaving the first time and he was very helpful with advice and directions. We would stay again. - FT Travelers3
Sep 2018 - $50.00
Mostly seasonal sites but a few for overnighters. We stayed 4 nites, visiting friends and family in the area. $5.00 per person visitor is a bit much. No sewer but does have a dump station or someone comes and empties tanks for you for $25.00, which we did. Site was large and had a fire ring and picnic table. Quiet, clean park and will stay here again. Its end of season so I am assuming why most residents weren't here. - Ohiojude
Aug 2017 - $38.00
This park has been renamed "Hidden Lakes Family Campground". Stayed here for 2 nights while attending the Great Lakes Medieval Faire. A good solid place to stay. Hidden Lakes is geared more for seasonal campers, but does have a large selection of non seasonal sites. "Pull through" site is actually 2 back in sites. Site had 30 amp electrical and water. No sites have sewer, but they have a dump station that is easy to use or a truck that comes around and will empty you tanks (for a fee). Wi-Fi is available for a fee ($4 per day) I did not use the Wi-Fi so I cannot comment on whether is is good or not. We would stay here again. - BounderPounder
Jul 2010 - $41.00
Staff is most agreeable and helpful. We got lost and were very late arriving. We called her and she waited for us, led us to our campsite near the restrooms/showers and made sure we were set up before she left. Facilities clean and small lakes inviting. We were very pleased with our stay both nights. We used this as a base for touring the sites in nearby Kirtland. Would definitely stay here again if in the area. The Canadian geese were plentiful and so was their droppings, but by staying in the gravel driveway and walkways we could avoid it. This is really a nice place. - jlp9mm
May 2018 - $1.00
This park has major water issues. Everywhere you walked (let alone drive) was a marsh. We were told first come first serve, picked a site, got set up, then told we had to move that someone else requested that site. Roads are narrow and sites only have gravel enough for under camper. Tried another site and was so narrow and wet our truck and camper sank and nearly got stuck. They have low power lines at back of sites (which are also not long enough for most 5th wheels). Indoor pool is nice, but no restrooms anywhere. Lake is very nice. Joined as coast to coast, nothing but lies. Sites are very close together. Just upgraded electric so it is actually usable now, but they charge an additional fee per night now. Terrible campground! - Djesky
Jul 2017 - $1.00
If I had not read the reviews I would not have known how to get in the gate. The lady who checked us in was nice but seemed to be in a hurry it was 2 pm... she rushed through signing us in. We had to ask where we were to go and if there was anything going on. She never gave us a code to get back in if we left and the office wasn't open the next day. They also close pool on Tuesday's...ridiculous!! You can't get to anything on Tuesday...nothing! Can't get into fitness area to workout. Now the good...electric was new and good, hookups were good. Site was nice. The park itself was very clean. We would come back again. - DebT
Aug 2016 - $13.00
Rate reflects Coast to Coast plus friend rate. Check-in was delayed because electric gate was down and no one was in the guard house. Another camper behind me came up to tell me that I had to press a button to get an answer. Once in, the check-in at the office was easy.
We were directed to the camping area that is advertised as pull-through. It is pull-through only if there is not another camper on the other end of your site. It is "first come, first serve" and many campers had taken too much space, so that limited the options on which sites were actually usable. Available sites were back-in, so unhooking the toad was mandatory.
Our neighbors at the site informed us that another motor home had pulled into the site and left after a short time. We soon learned why. Hooking up to the water was an ordeal because the wooden support for the hose bibs had rotted off at ground level so that left the outlet hose as the only support for four outlets. The 30 amp service was not usable. Measured voltage was only 103 volts at the pedestal. Attempting to change the refrigerator from gas to electric reduced the voltage in the motorhome to 85 volts. Clearly, the attempted use for the AC unit would probably damage the unit.
Complaints to management resulted in them reassigning us to a different section of the campground, with the caveat being that they couldn't promise anything. We inspected the newly assigned sites and they were normal household 20 amp receptacles. Before moving the unit, I measured the voltage which was only 104 Volts.
It was clear that staying at this campground was not a viable option, given the temperature and the need to use our normal appliances without risking damage to them.
This campground was well kept for the permanent residents. The section for others was anything but that. The grass needed mowing and the water and electric service was abysmal.
We left and will never visit this campground again. - Lakewood90
Aug 2015 - $20.00
We travel in a 40' MH with a small towed vehicle, so keep in mind my comments are from that perspective. This particular service plaza RV area (eastbound, Brady's Leap) is not a great value. We have stayed at two Ohio plazas with RV accommodations this year, and this one is at the bottom of the two by a large margin. First of all, not every spot has 50 amp. It appears that every other spot is wired for 50 amp, but I won't swear to it. I did not realize this until after I had set up the MH and attempted to plug in. We moved to another spot that did have 50 amp, but discovered that one leg of the 50 amp plug was dead. Our third attempt was the charm. The RV sites here slope severely front to back. Normally, I would not deploy my levelers in an area such as this as a consideration/courtesy to the provider, but I paid $20 and the slope was way more than just noticeable. I could not get level without lifting the rear wheels off the pavement, which we all know is a no-no for a MH. I leveled to the extent I could do so safely, which left a lot of room for improvement. I applaud the Ohio Turnpike commission for having areas set aside for RVs. I think that is a great thing and I have not encountered that before in my interstate travels. I only wish the sites were more level and consistent with the electric. If the rates were $10 or even $15 I might not be so critical, but $20 is a threshold amount and I expect more at that price. I do not think we will stay at this particular plaza again. - USMCRET
Jul 2014 - $20.00
Cash only ($20) at self-pay ticket machine. Located at westbound mile marker 197. Back-in only. Convenient for overnight stay. Each site has room to extend slide outs and to park towed vehicle. Some toll road traffic noise, but located away from truck parking. We slept well, even woke up late the next morning. We would stay here again when traveling the toll road. - Dave51
Jul 2013 - $20.00
It was raining and there was a HUGE wreck on the Turnpike after the July 4th holiday. We waited in traffic over an hour and only went 1 mile! When this turnpike exit came up, we took it. The trucker showers were free. There were several choices of places to eat, plus a Starbuck's in the morning! It was some of the best camping at a rest stop we've ever done! The sites are set away from the big rigs, so not as noisy as the usual parking lot boondocking. The power terminals made it easy to have lights and not drain battery power. All in all, it was way more comfy to sit back and just watch the traffic jam with a beer in our hands instead of suffering it out. - Trixy