Iron Ridge - Lake Vesuvius Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

WAYNE NF, LK VESUVIUS RECREATION AREA, IRONTON, OH. NO SHOWERS AT THE CAMPGROUND. VAULT RESTROOMS ARE PROVIDED. ALL SITES HAVE TENT PADS 16X16 . ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PROHIBITED. TOW AND TOWED VEHICLE = 1 VEHICLE . PETS MUST BE LEASHED AT ALL TIMES. For more information, please contact the Ironton Ranger District at 740-534-6500.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Backpack
  • Camping
  • Grills
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horse Trail
  • Overnight Trails
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Restroom
  • Scenery
  • Vault Toilet
  • Water Drinking

Fees

Peak Season
Apr 03 2010 -
Oct 31 2010
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $13.00
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $13.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $13.00-$18.00
Peak Season
Apr 10 2011 -
Nov 02 2011
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $13.00
TENT ONLY ELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $13.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $13.00-$18.00

Alerts and Important Information Due to a landslide caused by the rainfall on May 2, the Big Bend Beach Road will be closed through the 2010 season. The Beach will be open this summer and is accessible via the Lakeshore Trail and by boat. Boat rentals are available Friday through Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Sorry for the inconvenience. Reservations must be made at least 5 days in advance. QUIET HOURS 10PM TO 6AM. No more than two vehicles per campsite. OCCUPY SITE WITHIN 24 HOURS OR FORFEIT. MAXIMUM 2 VEHICLES PER SITE. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PROHIBITED. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE SITES AVAILABLE . No refunds are given for bad weather. Pets must be leashed. Picnic areas close at 10:00 pm. Visitors must leave by 10:00 pm. Ohio Golden Buckeye Pass is not accepted. For more information please contact the Ironton Ranger District at 740-534-6500. The Iron Ridge Campground will open April 3, 2010. Vesuvius Furnace and Roadside Picnic Shelters will be available for reservation April 3 through October 31, 2010. Beach area will open May 28 through Labor Day September 6, 2010.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 19 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Iron Ridge - Lake Vesuvius
Campground Phone: 740-534-6500
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Pedro (near Lancaster), OH
Phone: 740-534-6500

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More About Iron Ridge - Lake Vesuvius Campground

Iron Ridge - Lake Vesuvius is a campground located in Lancaster, Ohio. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

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