Nestled in the heart of the Buckeye State, Youngstown, Ohio offers a multitude of outdoor adventures just waiting to be discovered. Whether you’re an avid camper, a weekend warrior seeking a peaceful retreat, or a family in search of unforgettable memories, this area offers an array of camping options. So, if you’ve been searching for camping resorts, this blog is for you – plan the perfect camping getaway!
Lake Milton/Berlin Lake KOA Holiday
The Lake Milton/Berlin Lake KOA is a family-friendly camping experience that you won’t soon forget – we’re talking air conditioned “glamping tents,” furnished deluxe cabins with a full bath, RV rentals, and even covered wagons!
When it comes to cabin rentals, this location is the perfect option for a romantic getaway or family vacation – deluxe cabins are equipped with power, a full kitchen, air conditioning and plumbing. The single-floor plan sleeps up to six people (with one queen bed and two sets of bunk beds) and also includes a living room and screened porch.
Camping cabins are also extremely popular: sleeping up to six people with a micro-fridge, microwave, air conditioner, picnic table, charcoal grill and fire ring.
Located near Interstate 76 and State Route 534 on 15487 Creed Road in Lake Milton, the Lake Milton KOA also has 50 amp service, full hookup sites, tent camping and RV sites. A true family campground, here you’ll also find space to play bocce, cornhole, shuffleboard, and horseshoes – not to mention their jump zone, waterslide, dog park, playground, golf cart rentals and pedal bikes.
This summertime must-visit camping experience spans an impressive 82 acres with a 10-acre lake for boating and fishing and a ½ acre swimming lake. You’re also close enough to Lake Milton to enjoy a day or two on the big lake, whether you’re in a boat or kayak. If you forget something (hey, it happens!), there’s a camp store on-site.
Looking to explore the area during your stay? Check out Lake Milton State Park including the beach area, Land Lion Antique Mall or Halliday’s Winery.
Lake Milton RV Resort & Marina
A seasonal campground open from May through September, Lake Milton RV Resort’s more than 50 campsites offer 30 amp service for its visitors. Before your trip, be sure to load up your mountain bikes for the robust mountain biking trails at Lake Milton State Park, just a short 10-minute road trip from the resort.
You can find this quaint camping space at 17829 Mill Road in Berlin Center, right on the river of Lake Milton.
While here, you’re not far from some other fun places to visit for the day:
- Lakeside Golf Course
- Olde Dutch Mill Golf Course & Sports Facility
- Lake Milton Brewery and Winery
One five-star review calls the resort “awesome” and refers to other campers as “a family.” Another review says the location is “so peaceful and very quiet.”
Mill Creek Recreation Area Camping
Boasting nearly 350 sites, Mill Creek Recreation Area Camping has amenities including more than 100 sites with electric hookups, a dump station, restrooms with running water and a boat ramp. The address for this serene campground is 7400 Bedell Road, Berlin Center.
A close neighbor to Lake Milton RV Resort, this camping area is also near a couple of additional attractions:
- Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary
- Mastropietro Winery
If you want to get out in nature for a few hours, there’s also the Mill Creek Day Use Area, adjacent to the campground. It ranks high with users online, many giving the space five stars for the natural beauty and cleanliness of the area.
Western Reserve Park RV Resort & Campground
Get ready for a fun family camping experience at Western Reserve Park. Relax in the sun in chairs around the swimming lake, then test your inner angler at the private fishing lake. Enjoy fun activities like sand volleyball or a game of basketball, and then end your day in the sun inside the park’s game room. Western Reserve RV Resort & Campground is located at 10580 W. Western Reserve Road in Canfield.
While in town, be sure to check out the following locations:
- White House Fruit Farm
- Mill Creek MetroParks Farm
- Sawmill Creek Preserve
- Mill Creek Preserve
- The Walnut Grove all-inclusive playground
Why Camp Here? Because of Our State Park and Lakes!
Mahoning County has a state park and a large wildlife area that are each popular destinations for nature lovers and couples or families in search of a quick weekend getaway.
Whether you’re coming from Cleveland, Ravenna or nearby Newton Falls, Lake Milton State Park has lots of space, activities and charm to keep you busy.
With day-time picnic spots at Craig Beach and Harry Meshel Picnic Area, along with several boat launches, an 18-hole disc golf course and mountain bike trail, Lake Milton has been a favorite for decades. A beautiful gazebo, accessible from Mahoning Avenue, can also be used for an impromptu picnic.
Enjoy the waves while navigating the water in a kayak, canoe, paddle board, pontoon boat or wave runner (all of which are available for rent on the east side of the lake at Meshel Park).
You can get to Berlin Lake from U.S. Route 224 and State Routes 14 and 225, making it easy to visit from West Branch, Salem, the Lisbon area or Pennsylvania.
Fishing is a popular pastime on Berlin, which is 55 feet deep in its deepest spot. It’s home to catfish, walleye, crappie and a variety of bass. The large surface area of the lake lends itself to boating, kayaking and jet skiing.
Go hiking, visit playgrounds and plan picnics around the lake. While you’re there, you may even spot a bald eagle or two soaring around!
Camp Your Heart Out in Youngstown!
The campgrounds speckled throughout the Youngstown, Ohio area are the perfect spots for an exciting family getaway or a peaceful escape with friends. Make memories that will last a lifetime while enjoying countless recreational opportunities – all you need to do is plan your trip!
This summer, leave the wifi at home, take in some sunshine and enjoy northeast Ohio’s most breathtaking views! Make sure your camping adventure is nothing short of extraordinary by visiting Youngstown Live for all of your vacation planning needs.