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Hocking Hills Jellystone

Southern Ohio is a marvelous place to spend any camping vacation, and when you rent an RV near Hocking Hills Jellystone Park, you won’t want to leave. This fantastic, family-friendly park in Nelsonville is part of a large, nationally-recognized chain of campgrounds that caters to families and small children. This pleasant amusement park setting is a great place to make memories for little ones. The RV park is located about halfway between the state capital Columbus and Charleston, the capital of neighboring West Virginia.The campsites at Hocking Hills Jellystone Park are available with full hookups, and there are also rustic campsites by the park’s scenic pond. Cozy camping cabins are available too, and there are centrally located bathrooms and shower facilities in the heart of the park.While camping at Hocking Hills Jellystone Park, you'll find numerous amenities and facilities to enjoy. The large lake has multiple fishing docks, where you can rent equipment and do some angling, and there is even an option to rent boats too. Swimming can be done along the lake’s sandy beaches, or at the deluxe pool complete with a waterslide. Jumping pads, playscapes, volleyball courts, basketball hoops, and a variety of other features keep children happy and satisfied, so parents can relax and kick back. On top of all that, an engaging mix of activities and entertaining events dot the calendar, ensuring that there is never a dull moment when you camp at Hocking Hills Jellystone Park.



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Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

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Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Hocking Hills Jellystone Park is practically enveloped in forests, with parks and recreation areas found in every direction. Hocking Hills State Park is a 30-minute drive west of the campground. The park has brilliant rock formations, cascading waterfalls, 25 miles of hiking paths, and a fascinating cave system created over the last three hundred million years. Swimming lakes, fishing areas, and a 200-site camping area await you when you head to this pleasant state park not far from Hocking Hills Jellystone.Strouds Run State Park is also close by, nestled in the foothills of the ancient Appalachian Mountains. The park has hundreds of acres of conservation land, with an abundance of wildlife and plants native to the area. Swimming beaches, fishing docks, hunting areas, campgrounds, mountain bike trails, and old-growth forests are part of this amazing little state park by Athens, Ohio.Hocking Hills Jellystone Park is close to the massive Wayne National Forest, a quarter-million-acre paradise also covering the Appalachian foothills. This once-desolate stretch of land was heavily deforested but has since rebounded to provide visitors with hundreds of miles of long-distance trekking trails, wilderness areas, and campgrounds.Cuyahoga Valley National Park is the only national park in Ohio, found to the north by the city of Cleveland. This relatively new national park is quite small compared to some of its counterparts, but don’t let this deter you. The park is loaded with incredible forests, peaceful hiking paths, enchanting waterfalls, old historical sites, and some camping areas where you can park your campervan rental.

City Sightseeing

Nelsonville is a small village in southern Ohio, not necessarily known as a lively hotspot for entertainment and attractions, but you will find at least one thing to do while visiting. Stuart’s Opera House is a historic site that also serves as a lovely, intimate spot to catch a show. The Columbus Symphony Orchestra and other nationally touring music acts frequent this small-town theater, giving people a chance to see a live show while camping nearby.Chillicothe is another interesting city you can visit not far from Hocking Hills Jellystone Park, with some captivating museums and historic sites of its own. The Ross County Historical Society is an exciting place full of old texts, photographs, documents, and artifacts housed in three historic buildings managed by the non-profit group.The Hopewell Culture National Historical Park is one of the biggest attractions in all of Ohio, found in the middle of Chillicothe, containing ancient mounds left behind by the Hopewell indigenous cultures thousands of years ago. On-site museums showcase old items, weapons, and ceremonial items, among other things found in the mounds, and there are open dig sites with newfound discoveries happening nearly every day.Dozens of other nearby towns can also entertain and entice with their attractions, too. When you book an RV rental near Nelsonville and park it at Hocking Hills Jellystone Park, you'll be near all that this area has to offer. Start your RV rental search today and start planning your Ohio camping adventure.


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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.