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August is the perfect month to go camping, and Ohio is full of the most amazing camping spots.

The state is home to some seriously stunning scenery, ranging from the shoreline of Lake Erie to the Appalachian Plateaus. Here are some of the best places to go camping in Ohio.


Mohican State Park

Mohican State Park is a 1,100 acre park that borders on another 4,525 acres of state forest. In addition to the beautiful scenery, the state park is also a great place to spot wildlife, go fishing, and gaze up at the stars. Plus, there's a 25 mile trail that will challenge any avid hiker or mountain biker. The campsite itself offers 100 electric sites, 51 full hook-up sites, and 35 non-electric sites. Those that would prefer something more comfortable can stay in one of the 28 cabins. Residents of Mallard Landing can reach the campgrounds in just over an hour. 


Hocking Hills State Park

Hocking Hills State Park has received international acclaim for being one of the top parks to visit in the country, and it happens to be just over an hour drive from Sandhurst Apartments. The park is known for its wildflowers, waterfalls, and towering peaks, and has been a longtime favorite of outdoor lovers. The park's campground is located on 2,000 acres of fascinating wilderness, though it has plenty of modern facilities. Guests can enjoy boating, fishing, and archery, as well as the campground's pool, playground, and game room. If that's not enough, there are 33 miles of trails for hiking and biking enthusiasts to enjoy.


John Bryan State Park

Drive from Windsor Place to John Bryan State Park in just 30 minutes! This 752 acre state park is surrounded by the Clifton Gorge, offering campers some spectacular scenery. It's arguably one of the most scenic parks in western Ohio. A highlight of John Bryan State Park is its public rock climbing and rappelling area that sits on a section of the 2.7 mile North Rim Trail. There are also 9 other hiking trials in the park that vary in distance from 0.1 mile to 1.5 miles. As for the campground, there are a total of 61 sites that are surrounded by woods.