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Ottawa Metro Park

Lima, OH

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Ottawa Metro Park Campground is located on the northeast side of Lima, OH. This is truly a gem of a park, very well managed and maintained. Thirty sites are all paved and level, the bathhouse was spotless with free hot showers. It was such a pleasant spot that we extended our one-night stay to three nights.

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We arrived on the Thursday after Labor Day - no problem getting a site. Here we are on site 6.

Date of visit: Sep 2013

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Sites 7-10.

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Sites 11-23 (odd numbers). These are all long pull-through sites.

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Sites 12-22 (even numbers), with the bathhouse in the background. Water is shared between pairs of sites and you'll probably need an extra length of hose.

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Sites 25-30.

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This is one of the nicest bathhouses one will encounter anywhere. It was absolutely spotless and offers free hot showers.

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There is a 1 3/4 mile hike/bike path around the park and campground. It connects to the Rotary Riverwalk, a 13-mile paved walkway down through the city of Lima.

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There's a boat launch near the campground.

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There's also a fishing dock for those without a boat.

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A large play area is a short walk from the campground.

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The beach also is not too far.

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Closed for the season, on the Saturday after Labor Day, it was the site of an annual Dogs on the Beach event. I sure hope they rake it well afterwards.


 30 sites with electric hookups, water is shared between pairs of sites.

$25/night, $5 senior discount

Free showers and RV dump station

Coordinates: 40.753629 N, 84.056482 W

Elevation: 875'