Winton Woods: camping and outdoor recreation

Winton Woods campground is home to 8 deluxe cabins, 25 back in sites, 12 pull through sites with full hook up and 68 tent electric campsites, with free WiFi for all guests. A perfect opportunity to “work from home” but still enjoy a break from the daily rut.

After a 2009 expansion, Winton Woods campground is a perfect spot for local families to explore nature and camp right next to Winton Lake.

Hiking and Harbor

The Great Parks is a treasure to all Cincinnatians. The park district displays collaborative art from Art Works and Charley Harper throughout the walking trails and pavilions of Winton Woods. Great Parks has curated many fun trail hunts for your next adventure, we recommend the Great Oaks Trail Hunt.

Winton Woods is home to a large harbor with many daily rental options. Paddle-boards, pedal boats, motor boats, row boats, mini pontoons, kayaks and bikes will bring out the aquatic explorer in you. Boathouse hours vary depending on peak and off season; click here for hours and rental prices.


The snack bar and playground are just steps away from Winton Woods’ boathouse, to recharge after a few hours on the lake. Cheeseburgers, icees, ice cream, beer and snacks are available during open hours 11a-7p through August 13.

Parky’s Farm

After your morning campfire, take a short drive over to Parky’s Farm where most activities are free. The outdoor barn area houses many different farm animals like alpaca, goats, bunnies, horses and sheep. Although you cannot feed the animals, they’re available for viewing dawn to dusk. A walk through the gorgeous blooming gardens will surely burn off some energy as the kiddos explore growing sunflowers, pumpkins, pollinator plants and vegetables.

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Parky’s Ark Wet Playground

The splashpad at Winton Woods is back! For $6.50, children can splash and play at the newly updated wet playground. Open through August 13, 11a-7p daily.


The campground at Winton Woods is very well kept, clean and safe. A large playground sits nearby the community fire pit; grab a few campsites with your friends and meet at the large pit while the kiddos play. The area is disinfected daily by park staff for added safety.

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Forget the essentials? The camp store is quite impressive! Stop in for all of your camping needs including snacks, marshmallow roasters, citronella, ice cream and coffee. Yes, coffee!

Online reservations are required for overnight stays at Winton Woods. Campground policies, maps, dates and rates can be found on the Great Parks website.

Winton Woods campground is located at 651 Lakeview Drive Cincinnati, OH 45231.

Open year round, including the highly sought after Halloween Creepy Campout and winter camping.

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