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Welcome to Lake Hill Campground, a quiet, family campground in the foothills of Southern Ohio located in Frankfort, ten miles from Chillicothe. Free catch/release fishing for campers, with rentals for kayaking, canoeing,or boating in our private spring-fed lake, and hiking and biking on the tricounty triangle trail, part of the rails to trails system.

Nestled on 65 acres in the hills of southern Ohio near Chillicothe in Frankfort, Lake Hill Campground is a scenic wooded and quiet campground offering a variety of options for experiencing the great outdoors. Lake Hill campground welcomes RVers and tent campers, as well as offering two styles of cozy cabin rentals and a newly completed bunkhouse that will sleep up to 28 people in open style rooms. The bunkhouse is the perfect place for family reunions, or group gatherings. There is a full sized kitchen with all the cooking and eating utensils. There is even a commercial dishwasher to make clean up easier for the large groups. The gathering area provides a place to sit around and talk. Both floors of the bunkhouse also have walk out patio or deck overlooking the ravine and creek area for additional relaxing area. Pets are not allowed in the bunkhouse or deluxe cabins. The secluded private campground is set on a beautiful 5-acre lake with a sandy beach, surrounded by hills and towering trees. Lake Hill Campground is an ideal destination for family fun. Follow the road to a relaxing vacation in the Foothills of Southern Ohio!

To provide a safe and quiet environment for all our campers, alcohol is not allowed in the campground. We DO NOT allow anyone to bring in their own firewood to burn. We allow campers to collect down brush from the wooded areas and we also sell firewood. Moving firewood is the culprit for increasing the spread of Emeral Ash Borer and the Gypsy Moth. Please do not ask to bring any in our campground. Lake Hill Campground offers the closest Tricounty Triangle Trail and North Fork Paint Creek camping facilities. The campground is all about enjoying the great outdoors, and guests won't have to venture far for great outdoor activities. The 5-acre lake features a sandy beach where guests can sunbathe, build sandcastles, just relax, or enjoy some swimming. Guests can also enjoy kayaking and fishing. Lake Hill Campground offers kayak and paddle boat rentals. This Frankfort campground provides plenty of large, open grassy areas for family fun and games, like bocce ball, monster golf, croquet, and more! Enjoy an outdoor meal at the pavilion area or by the lake; there are picnic tables throughout the campground and the pavilion features a large charcoal grill available for groups.

Lake Hill Campground is the closest campground to the Tri-County Triangle Trail, which consists of a 50-mile round trip recreational trail. The trail is built on an abandoned railroad bed and connects Chillicothe, Frankfort, Greenfield, and Washington Court House. Visitors can enjoy a walk, ride, or hike as they pass the gorgeous flora and fauna. The trail is parallel to North Fork Paint Creek along the entrance to the camp. Paint Creek State Park includes several creeks and the amazing Seven Caves where visitors can enjoy kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and more! Other state parks and natural areas in the region include Pike Lake State Park, Rocky Fork Creek, and Lake White State Park.

This Frankfort campground is conveniently located near Columbus, as well as Chillicothe, Greenfield, and Circleville, where visitors will find fun shopping, a wide variety of popular restaurants, and intriguing attractions. Attend the greatest outdoor drama in the nation at Tecumseh! The Outdoor Drama, play a round of golf at a local course, or experience the mystery of the Hopewell Culture! All of this and more awaits you at Lake Hill Campground, the friendliest Ohio Foothills campground!

Spend the day hiking/biking or fishing as the diverse sounds of the forest soothe your ears and spirit, and discover the joys of old fashion camping at Lake Hill Campground!



  • Quiet Atmosphere
  • Pets Welcome
  • Picnic Area
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Dump Station
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Lake
  • Tent Sites Available
  • ADA Accessible
  • 50 Amp Available
  • Lodging - Other
  • Group Area
  • Laundry
  • Groups Welcome
  • Rural Setting
  • WiFi
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  • Propane
  • River
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  • Playground
  • Rec Room
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Boat Rentals
  • Boating - Paddle
  • Beach
  • Outdoor Games
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  • Biking - Road
  • Hiking
  • Bird Watching
  • Sightseeing
  • Scenic Driving
  • Wildlife Viewing
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