Fall Festival Weekend at Lake Loramie State Park | Sept. 17
Campers and the public can see an antique power show, enjoy kids games and activities, browse through arts and crafts exhibitors and more, starting at 4 p.m. on Friday and lasting through the weekend.
Halloween Weekend 1 at the Hocking Hills Jellystone Park | Sept. 17-19, Sept. 24-26, Oct. 1-3, Oct. 8-10, Oct. 15-17, Oct. 22-24, Oct. 29-31
One of 7 Halloween weekends to enjoy at this campground at 22245 St. Rt. 278 in Nelsonville and located near Hocking Hills State Park. Come in mid-to-late October for the best foliage. Each weekend features trick or treat and Halloween activities. Learn more at www.hockinghillsjellystone.com.
Fall Festival at Indian Lake State Park | Sept. 24-26
Food vendors, arts and crafts and more, plus camping and end-of-summer fun for campers and the public.
Halloween Campout at Stillwater Beach Campground in Bradford | Sept. 29
There will be a hayride at 6:30 p.m., trick or treat from 7-8 p.m. and campsite decorating. Located at 8408 Versailles Southeastern Rd. The campground offers access to the Stillwater River, which starts to change colors for season around this time. Plan your visit at www.stillwaterbeachcampground.com.
Halloween Weekend at Poor Farmer’s Campground in Fletcher | Oct. 1-3
Come decorate your campsite for Halloween (as seen in the photos of the campground below) and see others done up in very elaborate and colorful ways while also enjoying campground trick or treat, a costume contest, the Haunted Shelter (also open other days in October) and more. To reserve a campsite, call (937) 368-2449. Learn more at www.poorfarmerrvs.com/campground.
Halloween Campout at Longs Family Resort in Latham | Oct. 1-3
Located at 50 Bell Hollow Rd. in Pike State Forest (and one of the most beautiful places in Ohio in the fall), this annual event features site decorating, trick or treat and Halloween activities for all ages. Learn ore at www.longsretreat.com.
Dayton KOA Holiday – Halloween Weekends in Brookville | Oct. 1-3, Oct. 8-10, Oct. 15-17, Oct. 22-24, Oct. 29-31Located at 7796 Wellbaum Rd., this KOA hosts Halloween Campouts every weekend in October. Campers can trick or treat around the campgrounds, take part in costume contests and campsite decorating contests, take hayrides, children’s activities, and enjoy all the amenities of the campground, plus other Halloween-themed events. Plan your stay and learn more at www.koa.com/campgrounds/dayton/events.
Halloween Weekends at the Buckeye Lake KOA | Oct. 1-3, Oct. 8-10, Oct. 15-17, Oct. 22-24, Oct. 29-31
Different themes each weekend, from a Halloween golf cart parade and pet Halloween costume contest to pumpkin carving contests for adults and children, site decorating contests and more. Learn more at www.koa.com/campgrounds/buckeye-lake.
Trick or Treat & Halloween Nights at Beechwood Acres in Wilmington | Oct. 2, Oct. 9 and Oct. 16
Campers can decorate their campsites and take part in trick or treat from 6:30-7:30 p.m., hayrides at noon and 2 p.m., a costume contest for all ages at 6 p.m. and a best-of contest at 7 p.m., including “best use of lights,” “scariest campsite” and “best of show contest.” Learn more at www.beechwoodacres.com.
Halloween Campout at Kiser Lake State Park | Oct. 8-10
A full weekend of campground fun, starting with Halloween campsite decorating and costume contests on Friday, trick or treat and a haunted trail on Saturday and a scavenger hunt on Sunday. Book your reservation at www.reserveohio.com/OhioCampWeb.
Halloween Campout at Lake Loramie State Park | Oct. 8-9 & Oct. 15-16
Two Halloween Campout weekends feature campsite decorating, costume contests, fun Halloween activities for adults and children and more. Make reservations at www.reserveohio.com/OhioCampWeb.
Haunted Halloween Weekend at the Butler/Mohican KOA | Oct. 8-10 and Oct. 15-17
There will be trick or treating, children’s pumpkin carving contests, games, a haunted hayride and a haunted maze. There will be prizes awarded for the best campsite/cabin. Located near Mohican State Park and State Forest, which is some of the best kayakin/canoeing in the Midwest, especially during the peak of fall. Book your stay at www.koa.com/campgrounds/butler.
Halloween Campout at Indian Lake State Park | Oct. 16 & Oct. 23
Activities take place on Saturday and include Halloween contests, trick or treat and activities for campers. Make reservations at www.reserveohio.com/OhioCampWeb.
Ohio State Park Halloween Campouts & Fall Weekends
Ohio State Park campgrounds can be booked at www.reserveohio.com/OhioCampWeb.
Halloween Campout at East Harbor State Park – Oct. 1-2
Fall Festival Campout at Harrison Lake State Park – Oct. 2
Halloween Campout at Lake Loramie State Park – Oct. 8-9
Halloween Campout at Maumee Bay State Park – Oct. 8-9
Halloween Campout #1 at West Branch State Park – Oct. 8-9
Halloween Campout at Shawnee State Park – Oct. 8-9
Halloween Campout at Guilford Lake State Park – Oct. 8-9
Halloween Campout at Kiser Lake State Park - Oct. 9
(There will be a scavenger hunt on Sunday morning!)
Halloween Campout at Lake Loramie State Park – Oct. 15-16
Halloween Campout #2 at West Branch State Park – Oct. 15-16
Halloween Campout #1 at East Fork State Park – Oct. 15-16
Halloween Campout #1 at Stonelick State Park – Oct. 15-16
Halloween Campout at Indian Lake State Park – Oct. 16
Malabar Farm State Park Halloween Campout – Oct. 22
Halloween Campout #2 at Stonelick State Park – Oct. 22-23
Halloween Campout #2 at East Fork State Park – Oct. 22-23
Halloween Campout at Indian Lake – Oct. 23
Halloween Campout at Deer Creek – Oct. 29