Sawmill Road Campground

Jesse Owens State Park & Wildlife Area

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10390 N. St. Rt. 83 McConnelsville, OH 43756 740-962-1205 Official Website

GPS: 39.7366, -81.6899

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Overview of Sawmill Road Campground

Jesse Owens offers four no-fee campgrounds. Campers should follow the self-registration process. Campsites may be occupied on a first-come, first-served basis with a two-week maximum stay. All other state park camping rules apply.

Pad Type mixed

Open Seasonally April 1 to mid-December

Elevation 754 ft / 229 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. 740-962-1205

KAREN DEVINE asked on 5/20/2021

Can you reserve a campsite at Sawmill Road Campground ahead of time?

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Reviews of Sawmill Road Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

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LivingOurDreamNow
WV
36' Keystone Cougar 310RLS
Dodge Ram 2500
376 reviews
“Ohio's Newest State Park Bodes Well for Free Camping”

Reviewed 9/6/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
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This is a primitive camping, boondocking, and dry camping area with numbered sites that are available on a first come, first-served basis. There are multiple vault toilets and trash dumpsters at the campground. Registration is required at the on-site kiosk. Free camping at the Sawmill Road Campground is limited to 14 days. There is ... more

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LivingOurDreamNow would stay here again

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“Clean, Quiet, but lots of bugs.”

Reviewed 8/31/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
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I've stayed at most of the AEP campgrounds over the years, and in all seasons. This one is pretty nice, and I stayed here 2 nights this week. For free, I can't really complain about anything. Most people tend to turn off generators at decent hours, but not always. I would go here, or any of the AEP campgrounds in the area. Gravel r... more

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KTM Rider would stay here again

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JennGrover
Pittsburgh, PA
15' nüCamp T@b 320
Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk
82 reviews
“Great, Free Camping in Central OH”

Reviewed 8/11/2015

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 2
Overall Rating

This is reclaimed land from the mining days for central OH. There are several campgrounds nearby, including Hook Lake, Maple Grove, Sand Hollow, Bicentennial, Wood Grove and Loop C. Camping is free but permits are required and may be printed from the web or picked up at local businesses. I spent 2 nights over the weekend in early Au... more

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JennGrover would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • picnic area
Site Amenities
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
Pets
  • pets

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Hook Lake Campground

First campsite I tried

- Natgeo_vagabond

Sand Hollow Campground

Perfect little getaway from home

- Natgeo_vagabond

Maple Grove Campground

Small & Quiet

- kelii

Bicentennial Campground

Water views

- Tnnrguy

Wolf Run State Park

Terrible location for big rigs. Ok for smaller rigs

- Jinx & Wayne

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