13 RV Parks near Coolville, Ohio
Sep 2017 - $35.00
Was a little apprehensive when we pulled in due to the abundance of full time residents. We were escorted to another section which was a very large area with permanent unoccupied TT's and 5th wheels on the outer rim and 4 or 5 very large pull throughs for the transients. We were very pleased with the accomodations and hookups. We did loose power for about 30 mins but then it was restored. We would stay here again. - Fulltimingit
Jun 2017 - $30.00
Very helpful, friendly host who took us to our site and leveled MH with planks. Even offered to help with hookups. Overnight sites were too close together - we were less than 4 foot from our rather large neighbor (big RV). Mostly seasonal sites but nobody there because...it was forecast to rain. GPS could not locate campground location, so do not rely on that. Just off 50E about 2 miles. Quiet, well-cared-for campground with narrow roads. - Forest Woods
Sep 2016 - $30.00
Just an overnight for us,
But what a neat campground, Lots of seasonal campers, but the owners have kept some very nice spaces available for us short term folks like us.
It's just a great little park...
Would surely stay here again the next time were in the area..
Very nice owners... - happyflyer
Sep 2011 - $26.00
Forked Run (pronounced "fork-ed") is in another time. It's away from cell phones and urban sprawl. The park offers few creature comforts. Basic electricity, latrines, old and perpetually wet shower houses. Yet where can you watch a huge barge drift down the Ohio River? Or catch sight of bald eagles? The park is lovingly maintained. I have never come across a more caring and dedicated staff. On a holiday, they drove to each site and made sure campers knew a big storm was approaching. Forget the game boys, kids here splash and swim at an idyllic beach, play frisbee golf, cornhole and rent boats for the lake. We bought delicious local tomatoes. It's unlikely there is anyplace to eat out, or even get groceries nearby. We needed gasoline, and found a BP about 30 minutes of semi-windy road with an ice cream stand that sold excellent cones, malts and food. The big warning is for big rigs. I don't know. Maybe there's a way to come in from the west or southwest, but OH 124 has hills and tight turns with narrow sections. Patience and sound equipment recommended. We pulled a popup (which we saw plenty of at camp area 2) and I held my breath on one occasion while sensing the Ohio River was "right there" and no guard rail. This is only a few miles, but care is needed along OH 124 from US 50. Drive it in the day. On the other hand, a very nice boat launch to the Ohio River is nearby, so skilled people do this all the time. Be wary of your GPS from Parkersburg. Take US 50 all the way to 124. We stayed only one day but will definitely return to hike and explore. - arborvitaes
May 2011 - $33.00
This park is the same now as when it was last reviewed. Actually, I wouldn't call it a park at all. It's just a small grassy field. But is is fine if you want easy access to Parkersburg. It is outrageously over priced considering the lack of any and all amenities. - jwillie44
Jun 2007 - $25.00
All the sites are grass. Half are back-in, the other half are parallel parking. The campground is behind an RV repair center with a large, well stocked store. We had to park our 38 footer at an angle in the space to clear the roadway. This isn't a well-known campground, as we were the only ones there for the night. Management locks up and leaves at 5 pm. - glsurratt
Sep 2017 - $27.00
This is a "membership" seasonal park, not well suited for a one or two night stay. Very crowded with small sites and lots of cars and golf carts make it difficult to maneuver a 30' trailer. However, it's in a beautiful country setting, four fishing ponds, indoor pool and activities for kids. Neighbors partying until after midnight spoiled it for us. - Sirsea
Apr 2017 - $4.00
This park is in a beautiful setting, lots park & trail areas. Disappointed the pool was not open looked like a lovely facility. Sites in our section (3) were close together. Services were accessible, however the electrical was near the front of our site, lucky we had enough cord. Site was level. - Our-Wandering-Casa
Sep 2016 - $34.00
The park was quiet and looked quite well maintained.
There were maintenance people working all around the park.
The staff was very friendly and helpful. - Larry Burkett
Oct 2011 - $25.00
A small but very friendly campground. Some of the nicest people I have ever meet. Just your everyday Mom and Pop campground where you become family. I would give this place an A+++ just for how out of the way they go to please you. Wish all campgrounds where this accommodating. Two fishing lakes stock with Bass, Catfish,Blue gill,Crappie. LP fill on site as well as cheap firewood. - Ty M
Jul 2016 - $30.00
Extremely well-maintained and manicured. Sites were grassy and shady for the most part and very spacious. Permanent campers were very nice people. Stopped by and welcome us... very friendly without being intrusive. Only 2 rows of campers .... rivers-edge is for permanent guests ... but you can still see the river and there is a large 'marina' are from which you can fish ... HUGE catfish. Wonderful playground with trampoline and swings. Very serene and peaceful. Slept like a baby... also, fun to watch the riverboats and barges go up and down the Ohio River. - kward
Jul 2016 - $35.00
A very well maintained and attractive CG right beside the Ohio river. Directly across the river from a power plant. Staff super friendly and helpful. No credit cards accepted. Pay by cash or personal check. Entrance road is long, gravel, and 1-lane with no "passing lane". No overhead obstacles except power line about middle of grass sites (away from river), about 13½ feet up. Sites along river are long-term so transients are across the little gravel road in the grass. Sites are super-big, very spacious, level with pedestal at mid-rig. FHU-30/50. Fires permitted at some sites. Well-water, pressure and taste okay. Office store has snacks, ice cream, soft drinks and is an antique store run by the owners. No RV supplies. Restrooms at far southeast end of CG but I didn't check them out. No propane sales. Nice playground. Laundry is a single washer and dryer in basement of office, $5.00 per load. No other amenities (pool, spa, etc). No Wi-Fi. Verizon cell coverage is "1 bar". - StephenK
Jul 2006 - $30.00
One of my favorite campgrounds. Although no waterfront sites are available, you are located on the river bank overlooking the Ohio River. View of Southern sky for satellite access is limited, for Dish TV and Hughes internet. - Rex Carlyle
Dec 2016 - $1.00
The past two years rate went up $170, paid $150 extra to have gravel on lot. There are no shade trees. Pond for kids to swim in, filled with stagnate river water. Zip line $8.00 to go 200 feet. Myself and several seasonal campers left due to unprofessional actions of owner. I can't give this campground a good review! - Bill McCoy
May 2015 - $35.00
Fairly new park with mostly seasonal sites. It backs up to the Ohio river where there is a lot of barge traffic to watch. The sites are gravel and the roads are gravel. There is good Verizon coverage, but no park internet. The rate seems to be a little high, for the area and amenities.
The owner is very accommodating and they are putting a lot of work into the park. This is a less traveled area of Ohio and West Virginia, with a lot of history. If you are in this area, I would recommend this park. - retiredfields
Sep 2011 - $21.00
Most of the campers at Lake Snowden are "extended stay" and many spend the entire summer at the lake. Sites are available on a daily, weekly, monthly, and even a seasonal basis. One big draw for campers is the Ohio Pawpaw Festival that is held every year. It is a fun, family festival with bands, kids activities, and heck they even sell Pawpaw beer for mom and dad! The people are so mellow and fun here, it is a great time. The campground always seems quiet, even during the Pawpaw festival. The campers are respectful and adhere to the rules and curfews. This is a place to go if you have a boat. The lake is very pretty for the paddler, and the fishing is fun for the angler. The grounds are kept up well, and there are stores and gas stations close by. It is very close to Athens, Ohio and the historic Ohio University campus. A short drive to Athens will give you night on the town or a day full of fun at a relaxed and quaint college town From the web site: "Campsites are divided into 4 areas. The Locust Grove is ideal for those wanting to use the horse trails. Big Oak camp has some lakefront sites and is close to the play area. Hickory Camp is close to the camp shelter house and off the beaten path. Hilltop Camp offers sites on the hilltop with hot showers and flush toilets (vault toilets are located in the other camps). Lake Snowden is a 675 acre education and recreation park, featuring the largest of four lakes which form the Margaret Creek Conservancy District. The lake covers approximately 136 acres offering camping, boating, fishing, picnicking and swimming. The serene setting reveals natural beauty while maintaining the convenience of being just 5 miles from Athens, Ohio. The shelter houses, restroom facilities, beach, shoreline fishing holes, and fish hatchery make Lake Snowden a full-featured recreation park." - Accidental RVer
Jul 2012 - $22.00
This park is listed in the wrong location on some map software. The park has 10 spots at the entrance but only 6 would be considered useable. The rest are past the office building and all appear to be long term/full time RV spots. A big rig could get in but would have to take 3rd street to the fairgrounds and come back around. The hookups are all in good shape and 3 spots offer 50 amp. They have no facilities (laundry or bath) but Wi-Fi is available. This park is walking distance to the museum and the front street parks. The Muskingum River walking trail is at the edge of the park. The area is the older part of Marietta and a few of the homes around the park are run down. It is $20 the first night and $15 each night after, if you have an electric heater or A/C unit the fee increases $1.75 a night. - jangle
Jul 2017 - $35.00
This was as expected just a parking lot/field but I thought $35 was kind of high for just hook ups and nothing else. It was in the town which was a little trick to get to. Kind of a strange area. Also the website has the wrong phone number. It is 740-336-0725 and the address is 922 Front St. You put cash or a check in an envelope in a box on the side of the building. Not much else to pick from in the area for an overnight. - slj
Feb 2013 - $20.00
Nice paved camping area amongst the fair ground buildings and surrounded by lawn and trees. Roller skating 100 feet away. Downtown Marietta is a two minute drive away. Big rig friendly with level sites. Woodalls says there are 40 water and electric sites. We noted many sites very close to the river. - buzzards27