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Rocky Fork State Park

Hillsboro, Ohio


9800 N Shore Dr
Hillsboro, Ohio 45133
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 171
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 39.18796
Longitude: -83.52991

Elevation: 893' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf yes
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts yes
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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16 Reviews

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $44.00
Overall Rating:

This is our third Ohio state park and by far the best. We had a site in the second row of the lower level with a nice lake view. Sites were full hookup with nice sized asphalt pads. The sites were quite spacious when compared to commercial RV Park and all of the connections were in a convenient location. It was exceptionally quiet at night. I didn't interact with the park staff at all over the weekend but if its like other states parks they are pleasant and helpful. Getting to the park is relatively easy and there are a number things to do while there. We will definitely be back. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 29
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed at this campground, in the upper section, for two weeks. Different size sites and options. Nice size grassy areas around the sites. Some sections stayed wet for several days after a heavy rain. Polite and helpful staff. Other campers have been respectfully quiet. Glad to have found this campground and would stay here again. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
015
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 34
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

Full hookup at lake edge, wide lot and asphalt pad, no shade on site 319. Spots fill quickly at lake. New putt-putt course near check-in ($1.99 per player), three bay dump station, roads very maneuverable through park. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
319
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Hillsboro has a nice downtown, CowABurger...good food. Lots of boating and fishing at park, some short trails...everything well kept up at park. Will return sometime. Spillage and lake road is a nice drive. Despite hard rains, most sites drained quickly.

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Review Count: 37
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $17.00
Overall Rating:

We come to Rocky Fork to rest and relax. We like lower level, next to lake. Sites are sort of close, but not so close that your neighbors can hear your conversations. Great value for only $17 a night full hook-up with your Ohio Golden Buckeye card. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
316
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Fort Hill Earthworks near Hillsboro, and Seip Earthworks near Bainbridge, Ohio. Walmart, Kroger, Lowes in Hillsboro (8-10 miles). Also, Sherwood Campers in Hillsboro if you need a part for your RV.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $13.00
Overall Rating:

I have stayed here in Winter and Spring. The staff are very accommodating, especially in the Winter. Lots of park rangers as the park headquarters is at this campground on a hill overlooking the lower loop and lake. Campground is nothing special and rather small. Bathrooms at the lower loop by the lake need a major overhaul; just one shower that quickly loses heat after 10mins; and no privacy. Playgrounds needs work. Nice views of the lake. Verizon 4g LTE is strong. Park office and campstore wifi is strong too. Many different types of birds that migrate through-great for bird watching or star gazing. Some of the lower loop floods when it rains hard. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

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

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Little town of Hillsboro is just 10mins away. Smaller convenience stores less than 3 to 5miles. Paint Creek State park is down the road to the East about 14miles which has a nice 18hole disc course and a few mtn bike trails. Many national forest preserves with excellent hiking trails as well as Native American historical sites nearby. Military does aerial maneuvers above the area at night which is neat to watch when shooting their flares. Birding and fishing is very popular at this lake.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 3

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

Park is easy to get to and the roads are asphalt throughout the park making it big rig friendly. The staff was very friendly at check in and other contacts during our stay. Our site was asphalt, which was a little out of level, and deep enough for truck to park at the end. Sites had grass between them but no trees. They were close together but not overly so. Park always had a few open sites in our loop even on the weekend. All the hook ups were well placed and worked well. Site was near the lakefront but there is no beach and plenty of boat parking. Didn't use the restrooms or showers as we had a FHU site. Grass was kept cut and I observed the park police make several rounds through, especially on the weekend. There are three lanes at the dump station which we didn't need to use. The upper camping loops had trees and were shaded. If we were in the area we would definitely stay here again. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
305
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

We stayed here to visit the areas ancient earthworks.

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Review Count: 151
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 29

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $24.00
Overall Rating:

CG SE of Hillsboro beyond the airport, (look at google map) and some sites, no trees, located by the lake, and most on top of a hill with many areas well treed.

Large bathhouse that was clean, but posted note stating long time to get hot water. I never got hot water for a morning shower. Several small toilet/sink only huts. Several sewer dumps and drinking water located by the CG entrance.

Tarmac roads and sites, but 90 degree back in sites narrow and short. Some pull throughs with unusual 90 degree in and outs with a horizontal section joining the two entries to the CG road. (Think of a table.)

Some good views of the lake along a circular CG section where I was. Nice camp store. Well mowed grassy grounds. Nice. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
105
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Enjoyed our stay. Miss the Ash trees though. A lot of them had to be cut down. Some sites need fill dirt and grass replaced. Can get muddy at times. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $17.00
Overall Rating:

Such a wonderful state park. Easy check in process, super friendly staff, and a variety of camping options. We stayed on site 30 with a 40ft RV and loved it! It's up on the hill and in full shade, level concrete, full hookup. We have also stayed down by the water. Still full hookup, some shade, beautiful view, but a little muddy after a whole summer of rain. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
30
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $37.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice shady treed sites up in the back part. No phone service for Verizon, but there is minimal broadband for our air card. Roomy sites . We were only there 2 days, but if in area again would like to spend at least a week. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 86
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: April, 2011 - $24.00
Overall Rating:

Beautiful, but small park. Lots of sites fairly close together. We were here during severe storms and had the place to ourselves: so that said, it was wonderful having the lakefront spots to ourselves. In the summer, I can see where this could be a very busy, noisy and high traffic place. The park is easy to access, we had full hook-up's which worked great. Looks like a new shower house on the top of the hill over looking the lake. Most spots on the hill top were made with smaller RV's in mind. The lake front spots are more for big rigs. That said, not much shade, basically a parking lot, but plenty of grass and kept up very nicely. They are constructing a mini golf and the store looked like it was amply supplied. You are about 5 miles from Hillsboro for shopping purposes, there is a Wal-Mart and a Kroger store. We would definitely go back, but probably either early spring or after school starts. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 375
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 54

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

One of Ohio's best state parks - a variety of sites, both near the water and higher up in the woods. Pricey without the Passport America rate which is good Sunday through Thursday. Paved roads and sites, although our full-hookup site was a bit short for a 40' MH and was not level. The reservation site can tell you if you can use your satellite, sites on the lower level are open, but the upper level is has many trees. Nice facilities, with a well-equipped store. Quiet and dark at night, this is probably a crowded and noisy park on summer weekends. Verizon cell and Aircard worked poorly, there is no broadcast TV or cable. Some of the best sites near the water cannot be reserved, but you can make a reservation and switch on arrival. A great park - we'll stay here again. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Motorhome.

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

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $33.00
Overall Rating:

Nice place for us to get away. A bit noisy during the day but quiet at night. Swimming is not available there at the park. Great views of the lake are available, however, shade down at the lakeside is limited. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2008 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

There is a lot to do here on the water. If you don't have a boat- everything is too far. Beach can't be accessed without a car. We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2007 - $31.00
Overall Rating:

Good visit to the full hookup lake view section of the campground. Mostly all sunny sites, very few trees to provide any shade, and it appears more sites are being prepared for 2008 opening. Beautiful sunrise over the lake. Good fishing, Ohio license required. Paddleboat rental at the camp store, and pontoon rental available at the marina. Rocky Fork SP has several different areas, a pleasant driving tour is suggested. Good State Routes leading into campground, not difficult to get into. Our site was described as "slight slope" but we had no trouble getting level at all. Drove through the other sections of the campground; some shady spots, some not. There are some full hookup in that area also, most sites are electric only; sites not as spacious as down by the lake. Camp store people very pleasant and helpful. Note- Verizon cell service is spotty/ non-existent in this area, pay phone provided near camp store, and park has emergency numbers if someone needs to find you ! Did not use restrooms, but most areas of the campground appeared very clean ! We camped at Rocky Fork State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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