13 Parks near Carrollton, Ohio
Jun 2011 - $21.00
This Campground was formerly known as Campers Paradise which is when I stayed here. New owners have made improvements which include adding a pool. Very friendly seasonals. - Lakewood Camper
May 2011 - $28.00
Nice park, quiet and relaxing. Enjoyed to back to basics of camping. Pool was not open for the season, but looked like it would be fun. Many things to do in the surrounding area. Sites were easy to get into. Would recommend park to other campers. - cinnamon
Aug 2009 - $23.00
Very out of the way campground. Older campground but the facilities and grounds were clean. Park sites are on grass. Very friendly people and a good site for the money. We would stay here again. - Rick Lechner
Apr 2008 - $26.00
Campground is a little shabby but fine. Owner is very nice and involved. There were several seasonal units that looked old and tired. Sites are on grass - need leveling blocks. Voltage seemed low at times despite no need for AC at this time - concern that voltage may be too low to run the AC in the summer. Soft water. Bath/shower facilities are not heated but clean. Down in a valley so no cell phone service whatsoever. Only one TV station comes in strong - NBC station from Steubenville. Pool was not open yet. Small playground area. A little bit off the beaten path. There seem to be many activities in surrounding area. Good for a group as there is a rec building. Would stay here again, wish more commercial campgrounds were as decent as this one. - NancyB
Jun 2016 - $30.00
We stayed out on the Peninsula, Section F. It worked well for our group of 6 campers. People were friendly and quiet. You can fish nearby. The beach is not close by, but you can drive or ride a bike there easily. The showers are clean and free. - breakingwind
Oct 2015 - $22.00
I have stayed at Atwood several times over the last few years, always with a group in their group sites. The group sites are electric only with a pit toilet, you have to go to the main campground to use the showers and flush toilets. I found the shower houses to be very well appointed and clean, with plenty of hot water.
This is a large park with a very large campground, filled with mostly seasonal campers. Plenty to do, with a nice activities center where the is slow wifi and games, boating, fishing, hiking, a decent camp store, and a restaurant on site. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Most sites are spacious and vary between shady to full sun. - Cyclonic
Aug 2015 - $22.00
The important thing to know about Atwwod park is that it is almost entirely seasonal campers. The overnight sites are poorly marked and the website does not give very accurate descriptions. Be sure to reserve online...apparently any other way does not necessarily guarantee a spot. But call to check if your unit will fit in the site you are interested in. The bathrooms NEVER had toilet paper during the weekend we spent there. Not every site has a fire ring either. Our site was nice and large and we enjoyed ourselves, but we will not go back...just to crowded and busy and the bathroom facilities were not nice. Interior roads are paved, but seasonals are parked all over the place making it a challenge to get through at times. Even though the place was packed the weekend we were there, it was fairly quiet and we didn't have any issues with trying to sleep or enjoying our campsite. - Phil from Akron
Jul 2016 - $40.00
BAD experience. We entered the park and our first thought was beautiful place. We went to register and that's when the good thoughts stopped. They informed us we would have to unload our car before going up to our "PULL-THRU" spot because we couldn't fit it around the corners even though our RV was only 34 feet long towing a mini cooper on a dolly. Something that might have been mentioned when we booked our site. They didn't have a spot to pull over and unhook the car so there we were doing it in the main thoroughfare while other cars were trying to come in. Then they escorted us up to our "PULL-THRU" and made us pull up to the far side so that a tent camper could use the back portion of the site the next day. Now the hose wouldn't reach the hook-up. We let their management know this and said that the spigot was to be shared with the tent they sent someone up with an extension hose so it could reach the back of our RV. As he hands it to us, he tells us we should probably be storing water in our tanks because often on the weekends when they have a lot of people, they run out of water (LOVELY). We looked on the internet at reviews of this place and sure enough people had complained about them running out of water. Can you imagine? We then turned on our water and the pressure was almost nonexistent. We took our dogs for a short walk and there was hardly anywhere we could walk them. Not a dog friendly place at all. We started adding up the negatives about this place and decided to leave early especially because a Volley Ball tournament was scheduled on Saturday, our departure date, and the manager said we would be hard pressed to find a spot to hook the car up again because of the traffic jams foreseen. We told them about the problems and they just shrugged their shoulders and said: "Sorry." Totally not concerned we were unhappy in the slightest and wouldn't give us our money back. - HurricanTraveler
Jul 2016 - $35.00
As noted in other posts, great for the lake swimming, diving,
jumping and having fun for the kids. This was our second
visit, and we enjoy everything about this place.
I would not suggest going their in a motorhome over 40',
and you better be good at navigating very narrow passages.
For-purchase wifi was very good and reasonably priced.
Although we had a 50 amp site, any draw over 30 amps,
would drop the voltage below 105 and trip our master breaker.
We just managed our loads, and were OK. - macandphyl
Aug 2015 - $34.00
The first impression I had when I drove in was wow! When you come in there is a lake full of people. They have a zip line that goes around and through the park.
When you check in someone will take you to your site and make sure your happy.
The park is immaculate. We sent pictures to our daughter, so she can bring her family here. - Lindas Old Man
Jan 2016 - $35.00
Dirty showers and restrooms that don't get cleaned but twice a year it seemed. They stink and are nasty. Owners do nothing to park. Weekends are loud and no one respects quiet hours. They drive around in their golf carts all hours and drink all night where ever the action is. This place should get patrolled by security and do something about the cleanliness. Swimming area is dirty and you ever know when or how long it will open. - NE Ohio Camper
May 2009 - $26.00
New owners May 1, 2009. The over all camp needs a lot of work. I am sure that given a year or two the owners will make it much nicer. The low rating is because there is a high percentage of year round campers. A 9 for the new owners enthusiasm. - stetwood
Jul 2015 - $50.00
We are not familiar with the area at all, being from Texas. After some investigating around we chose this park for a few nights on our way to Boston. It appears to be a destination park for lots of folks and does have quite a few residents. We weren't here on a major holiday, but judging by the weekend crowd I imagine this place gets packed. We drove into Pittsburgh two days which was fine. The park is in the middle of nowhere, but the drive is scenic. All facilities worked fine. We stayed in the Red Carpet Row Section. (back-in) Really nice patio and fire ring up against a backdrop of huge trees and creek running behind. Our GPS did not have an optimal route into the park, but the GPS on our phones did. The drive into the park isn't all that treacherous. We have a 37' motorhome pulling a Honda CRV and did fine. As far as kids activities, they have it all. We did rent a boat one day and zip around the lake. There are very few grocery options around or gas stations. Owner/Manager/staff are very nice and helpful. Great place for families and kids or travelers like us. Only downfall to me was, seems everyone started making campfires around 4:00. Some smoke lingers around. - mikel
Jun 2015 - $40.00
I have never encountered a greedier campground owner.
Cons: Tiny lots - One side had a camper slide overhanging, the other had a gazebo 2' from our camper bed. No one-way loop for traffic - If your site is near the entrance you get tons of traffic from both directions. Bathhouse - Hot water costs $0.50 for five minutes. Insanity. No sign at wrong turn - GPS/Google maps/etc. send you the wrong way. The owner knows this. There is one wrong turn, which we took. We got stuck on a hill and had to be towed over it. The people that helped us out said that it happens all the time. People are constantly making that wrong turn. Entrance fee - You pay $3.75 to enter the park, THEN pay to do each individual activity. Our family paid for a pavilion for our reunion, but each attendee also had to pay to enter the park. Activities - The tube slide is advertised for age 4 and up, but the children aren't allowed to drag the tube back up the hill, flip it up the hill like a tire flip, or put it on its side and roll it up the hill. They must pick it up and carry it up the hill. What four year old can do this? Heck, what 10 yr old can do this? Also, the concession workers run the tube slide. At one point, my kids were told they were no longer allowed to slide because the worker had to go back to the concession stand. Wifi - Pretty much non-existent. Because there is no cell service at all, you're reliant on this spotty-at-best "wifi" for any sort of communication. Be prepared to walk to another area of the campground to have a strong enough signal to be able to connect.
Pros: The fire ring at the campsite was very nice. The proximity of the creek to our campsite was fun. Lots of things to do to keep kids busy if you're willing to pay extra. Multiple playgrounds (free) that are mostly newer nice ones with a few older, but still serviceable ones, mixed in.
Basically this owner will do anything and everything he can to get more money. - purpleenaj
Aug 2014 - $40.00
We stayed in the keyhole full hookups section. The campground folks are great. We were there during trick or treat. There are plenty of activities for the kids. Going back for the Fourth of July this year. If I was a seasonal camper this is where we would be. - psrujak
Jul 2015 - $47.00
The people at the front desk were great, ready with any questions you might have. The laundry room was very clean and just one inside door from the office so very handy if you need change. Beautiful views of the fields all around the park. - michelle 17
May 2013 - $47.00
Stayed here one night as a stop over for our return trip home. Pull through site was horse shoe shaped, but able to accommodate our small trailer (20ft) and F150 without unhooking. Almost level. The front of the trailer was 2 inches higher than the back per my level. Lots of seasonal campers in this campground, but very nice trailers/fifth wheels. Campground grounds are reasonably kept up and gravel drives aren't too bad. Decent water pressure and cable TV was okay in the higher channels, but not so great with the lower numbers for some reason. We had campsite 5. - Mike & Annie
Jul 2016 - $83.00
I guess when you are the only game in town, you can soak folks. On top of the pricey rate they charge extra for kids. $93.00 a night in the sticks is criminal. And for that you can tote your own rubbish, as they don't pick it up. They don't escort you to your site and the "store" is the most dismal excuse for a camp store. It's even dusty.
On the plus side they have good directional signage off I-77.
We had a lovely site. But as the case, a little too close. These patio sites are nice, but have a grand view of A HUGE regional landfill. The buzzards circled several times. There had to be 50 to 100 buzzards in the air.
Then there is the air. Don't know if it's there septic system or the landfill. It stunk so bad we could not enjoy the outside facilities.
The design separates seasonal and over night guest. It a pretty good design. The mini golf looks (we did not play) among the best.
A nice KOA. But the Keep on Adding on, kills the deal. - wdw
May 2016 - $75.00
Stayed over a popular weekend, as we traveled across the country. We were told only a premium site was available when we called ahead to make reservations. A "premium" site was a narrow pull through site with roadway on both sides of us. When we pulled out our awning, it was into the roadway at the front of the motorhome so we ended up not using the awning. Restroom had a severe sewer odor the entire weekend, even after office staff was advised. The "pond" is really a water runoff collection site with unusable equipment sitting at the edge. No phone reception or internet access even though we were among the closest sites to the office. To add insult, there was a premium charge for having 2 children with us. This is not a place I would stay at again. We travel for months at a time and have done so for years. This review is not because I am overly picky! - Ms Winnie
Apr 2015 - $60.00
Outstanding park with a friendly staff. Spent a month and a few days here after taking a job in Cleveland. Staff ALWAYS answered any and all of my questions. The site was level and of ample length for my 5th wheel. The negative comments of this park from 2008 & 2009 DO NOT reflect the condition of the park or the competence of the staff today. I'd stay here again in a heartbeat! - DANANDHISBETTERHALFJUDY
Jun 2014 - $25.00
Campsites are a little close together but there is plenty of length for RV. Many spaces for both pull-thru and back-in. Park is very clean as were the restrooms - just old fixtures. The lake is somewhat "murky" but overall a great family place to recreate. - rnuke77
Oct 2010 - $12.00
Very nice park along a nice lake, we got one of several sites are right on the lake. There are 4 or 5 walk-in sites on the water. There are NO real trails to walk, but the park owns a 10 to 15 foot strip of land along the water and walking between the lake and private cottages is permitted. We walked about a mile and a half to the left toward the dam and saw some beautiful views. - buzzards27
Jul 2008 - $22.00
I made reservations over the internet, not seeing the campground prior. It's a very small campground and you practically park on top of one another. Our site was #29 which we had someone next to us on our awning side, but not on our back side with gave us a little space of our own. It's so compacted there, you must watch for kids on bikes coming from all directions while driving, backing, parking your rig. If you're going with other families and want to be close, this campground is perfect for you. If you're looking for privacy, not so the place. All sites can see the water, most are waterfront which is really nice - but this water is so brown, I wouldn't let my kids swim in it - although several families were. It's just my preference not to swim in water where I can't see my feet the first foot of walking. Restrooms we clean - no campstore to speak of and a grocery store is probably 10-15 miles away if you've forgot anything. I need just a tad bit more elbow room than this campground could give me, even if we only have a 16ft trailer. Not a bad place, just not for me. - MyUpNorth