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Chillicothe, Ohio

Sun Valley Campground

Chillicothe, Ohio


Chillicothe, Ohio
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Sites: 45
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 39.382270232623
Longitude: -83.085350990295

Elevation: 782' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $20.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 20.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi yes
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT, Verizon, Sprint Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon,Sprint
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field yes
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond yes
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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31 Reviews

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

My second time here...A must see...30, 50 and also one 100 amp drive thru site. This lovely place accepts no plastic form of payment. Cash or check only. Safe environment. Pet friendly park which requires pick up after your pets. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
69 grassy shaded
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 29
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Good for family camping with lots of open space and pond for fishing. Most of the park is filled with full timers. The WiFi was not working on the night we stayed and management not savvy enough to fix it. No cable or DTV satellite coverage but the antenna TV was adequate. Sites were gravel/grass and site numbers hard to see. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
56
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Good for the kids with fishing pond and grassy play area.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an excellent short stay campground. We were here for a function in Chillicothe. Arrived after closing but we called ahead and the staff met us well after closing and guided us to our spot. Nice site, satellite worked well, and clean. The only caution would be to that if you are arriving at night approach slowly especially if you are in a big rig. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
32
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 169
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 35

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

We arrived a little later in the afternoon so the other campers around us were already parked. It was a back in site so we had to work around bikes, cars, and the camper behind us to get in the site. We had to back in within about 2 feet of the camper behind us to reach the sewer hookup and water. Tough to park our truck in the site to get it out of the road. Not a really level site either. We had to use all our pads to get level.
RV review says this campground has cable but it does not and only has a few OTA channels that you have to keep adjusting the antenna to view. The owner told us the wifi was down due to a lighting strike which should have warranted a little discount but was not offered.
We probably would not stay here again. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
57
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Not big enough for my 5th wheel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Hopewell Culture NHP was eye opening.

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Review Count: 34
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very well kept park. It is about 2 miles off of 35, but the sign is a little small and could be easy to miss. Use your GPS with the street address and it will get you to the entrance. Paved roads into the park and gravel roads within the park. Most of the sites are long term, but they are all well kept and clean. The sites are wide enough with water, electric and sewer in most sites. They also have grass sites with 30 amp and water. I would stay here again. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
58
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Visit the Hopewell Culture National Historic Park. They also have Tecumseh Outdoor Historical Drama that looked good, but due to rain, I was not able to attend.

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Review Count: 33
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is just what we needed for an overnight. It is clean and the staff was friendly. Unlike other reviewers we had no issue checking in at 7:30 PM - staff was in office. There are a few funky things - our site was a pull-through but it is a double site. 55/56. We were assured we'd not have anyone on the other half! The site was easy in and really easy to get out.

Many campers look as if they are here for the season but all were friendly.

We couldn't get a line of site for DTV due to trees, but the OTA signal was excellent so fine for a night. WIFI was also EXCELLENT. How many times do we get to say that? We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
56
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 122
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 49

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Take the County Road 550 exit off US-35, about 6 miles west of Chillicothe and follow the blue "camping" signs. You buy your site "ala carte" depending on what utilities you need, starting at $25/night. No credit cards accepted, use cash or personal check. Cheerful, helpful staff. Entrance road is asphalt, interior roads asphalt and gravel. Trees line the roads so big rigs be careful, some tight turns around trees. No overhead obstacles. Many sites are owned or leased by long-term campers who "rent" their sites to transients. Sites are wide, mostly gravel, back-in with narrow roads. Nice landscaping, level sites with pedestals near the rear so have long or multiple stinky-tubes and water hoses. Fires permitted in selected sites and firewood is available for purchase. Water pressure and taste were good. No office store. No propane sales. Playground. No pool or spa. Free Wi-Fi. Verizon coverage at "1 bar". No recycling bins. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
32
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Not big enough for my 5th wheel
Campsite Features
Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Chillicothe (means "Principle City" in Shawnee) about 6 miles east. Old town has quaint, local eateries (try the Smoke House on Water Street), shops, and churches. The next exit (route 159) has Walmart, Lowes, Kroger (and Starbucks) groceries, fast food, gas and diesel at $2.359. The Hopewell Culture National Historical Park is 2 miles north on route 104 (western most Chillicothe exit), a National Park Service facility (no admission fee), a Native American "mound builder" historical site.

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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a perfect one-night stopover. The park is clean and well managed with a friendly staff. The sites are level gravel. Hookups are at the back of the site so park accordingly. They accept cash or check. No credit cards. We stayed here last year on our trek to Custer SD and we will again. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
59
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

Had a pull thru site that was really 2 sites set up for 2 families. Lots of room. Pleasant park and quite pretty. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

Check in was a bit of challenge. We'd called on the way to make sure we could get a site - yes we could and told the office we'd be in about 5:30. We were told if there isn't anyone in the office call. We got there at 5:25 and called. It took a couple of minutes for the person to come get us but they did. Note: this is a cash only park.

The site we were assigned was gravel but easy enough to level our coach on. Hook ups were easily accessed.

Overall: Sun Valley was easy to find - fairly priced. Restrooms were adequate but just adequate. Lots of bare wood very open layout. Some turns were a bit tight. This was okay for an overnight with a pretty view of a local lake. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
57
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 55
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

Overnight stop for us in our 38' Class A. Site was level, restrooms clean and staff friendly. Nice place and would recommend it. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
57
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 31
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here for one night on our way through. The staff was nice once we found them to check in (we had to find their trailer when no one would answer the phone). The grounds were clean and nice-looking, but the campground road had a tight corner for our 42 foot rig. Our site was level, but we had to keep moving back and forth in the site until we found just the right place where none of our slides would hit tree branches when extended. Good Sam had rated the bathrooms 9 out of 10, so we were surprised to find the women's bathhouse a very poorly lit room with two showers. The walls between the showers were only shoulder high, and you had to exit them to dress in a common dressing area. There was peeling paint, almost no ventilation, and plenty of bugs and spiders. The windows to the dressing room were open to try and help with ventilation, but their height made it so you could see into the dressing area from outside the building. The side of the room with the toilets was much cleaner, although still rather dark. The sink area was extremely clean and they had music playing. The kids loved the playground. We stayed here in a fifth wheel. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 44
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

We found this park after a frustrating encounter with two other parks that had restrictions which were not advertised. This park is nice, especially, it seems, for locals, and very easy to find. Plenty of kids playing and family gatherings all around. Our site was not exactly level, but it was OK for one night. The price reflected a Good Sam discount, but they only accept cash or a personal check. That could be a problem at times. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Camped here with a group. Most of us parked in the field with water/electric (and no cable). A few used the FHU sites. Understand previous reviewers comments about trees, as several of our group encountered them with their campers when the CG personnel asked them to 'scoot over' a few feet. Main word of advice...see where you're going to park and do what you feel is best. The woman parking us didn't seem to understand where/what we needed in size and location and getting set up, then being told to move, is incredibly annoying. Clean park, convenient to Chiillicothe's tourist sites. Several of us also had electric issues which repeatedly tripped surge protectors. Would also recommend you have one. Big outdoor light on pole outside my camper went on and off all night. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here 2 nights with full hookups and a week later stayed in a water/electric site for 2 nights. This is a well maintained campground. It has mostly seasonal campers, but has 5 full hookup sites, and many water/electric sites. No problem dropping in and getting a water/electric site. But, if you want full hookups, you should call for a reservation. It has a playground for the kids, and a game room, and ample driveways for walking. They have a swimming area in a small pond, but it is sort of weedy, and I wouldn't call it much of a swimming area. The reason for rating it an 8 is the lack of privacy in the showers. The shower facilities are 1960's era. The men's and women's showers consist of two showers each with shoulder high separator wall between them, and a group dressing area. Not very private. Shower areas are at one end of the men and women's restrooms, with only half high doors separating them. We will stay here again when in the area. It is convenient to tourist areas near Chillicothe. We camped at Sun Valley Campground in a Motorhome.

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