Activities and Amenities
ATTENTION: Iron Ridge Campground at Lake Vesuvius is currently closed to May 22, 2013 and will re-open for camping on Thursday, May 23, 2013.
Please be sure to look at the map and the site details as the Sites were recently under construction and re-numbered. Thank you for your patience.
Note: On Friday June 7, and Saturday June 8, this location will be participating in "fee free days" for National Get Outdoors Day. Reservations for these two days are no longer being accepted. Existing reservations will be honored. Customers may arrive first-come, first-served and camp free on these two nights only based on current availability. For further information contact the Ironton Ranger District Office at (740) 534-6500.
NOTE: On Friday September 27, and Saturday September 28, this location will be participating in "fee free days" for National Public Lands Day. Reservations for these two days are not being accepted. Customers may arrive first-come, first-served and camp free on these two nights only based on current availability. For further information contact the Ironton Ranger District Office at (740) 534-6500.
IRON RIDGE - LAKE VESUVIUS, OH
part ofWayne National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Wed May 22 2013 Season Dates
32 site(s) found
OverviewIron Ridge is one of two campgrounds in the Vesuvius Recreation Area in southeastern Ohio's Wayne National Forest. Iron Ridge offers a great location for outdoor recreation, with activities like boating, swimming and fishing on Lake Vesuvius. Horseback riding and hiking are also available in the rolling hills surrounding the campground.
Iron Ridge Campground is located on a wooded ridge above 143-acre Lake Vesuvius. A scenic forest of mature eastern hardwoods covers the area.
Boating, fishing and swimming on Lake Vesuvius are the area's most popular activities. Anglers may catch bass, catfish, crappie or bluegill.
The campground offers multiple sites for RV camping, many of which have electric hookups. Some first-come, first-serve sites are also available. Each campsite can accommodate up to eight individuals.
The closest town is Ironton, Ohio, less than 10 miles from the campground.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From U.S. Highway 52 at Ironton, Take State Route 93 north for 6 miles to the Lake Vesuvius Road (County Road 29). Turn east toward Lake Vesuvius and travel 1 mile to the recreation area.
Mailing Address:IRON RIDGE - LAKE VESUVIUS
6518 State Route 93
PEDRO OH 45659
Phone Number:Project Office:(740)534-6500