Lake Hope offers primarily non-electric sites in a scenic, shady wooded area. Pets are permitted.
- 46 electric sites
- 143 non-electric sites
- Two camper cabins offer some furnishings.
- Heated showerhouses, flush toilets, waste disposal and laundry facilities
- Picnic tables and fire rings
Reservations may be made up to six months in advance online or by calling (866) 644-6727.
Lake Hope State Park offers the widest variety of cabin options of any Ohio State Park. All cabins are smoke-free. There is no daily housekeeping.
Standard Cabins: All have heat; most have air-conditioning. Lake Hope has some that sleep 5 and some that sleep 8 people. All Standard Cabins have a screened porch, fully-equipped kitchen, furnished living room, and bathroom with shower. Linens (bed, bath and kitchen), dishes and cookware are provided. Some have a fireplace, some allow pets. Check details when making reservations.
There are two types of "legacy" cabins at Lake Hope -- "Iron Furnace" and "Wildlife" cabins. They can accommodate between 5 and 8 people. All legacy cabins have a fully-equipped kitchen, furnished living room, and bathroom with shower. Linens (bed, bath and kitchen), dishes and cookware are provided. All have heat, air-conditioning, wood-burning fireplaces, and cable TV. Some cabins allow pets. Check details when making reservations.
Cabins are located on two different areas of the lake; one group is on the peninsula where the restaurant is located; the others are across the lake. Check details when you make your reservations.
Cabin reservations may be made up to one year in advance. A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking; the balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.
Laurel Lodge is great for reunions and other large gatherings as this fully-furnished rustic lodge can accommodate up to 24 guests. Amenities include 8 bedrooms (4 offer 1 queen bed each and 4 offer 1 queen bed and 2 twins each), 5 bathrooms, main living area with TV and dining area, and a commercial kitchen with all basic cooking equipment supplied. All linens provided. Other features include a stone woodburning fireplace inside and a patio, charcoal grill and fire pit outside. Reservations may be made online or by calling (866) 644-6727.
8 bedrooms – sleeping 24 guests – all linens provided
4 bedrooms – 1 queen bed
4 bedrooms – 1 queen bed and 2 twin
Large commercial kitchen with cooking and eating utensils provided
Large living room/Dining room with woodburning fireplace and tv
Large patio out front of the Lodge with picnic tables and large charcoal grill
Fire ring with octagonal frame and 5 bench swings surrounding the fire pit.
Other Camping Options
Backpacking campsites are available for backpackers and an equestrian camp is available for bridle trail users in surrounding Zaleski State Forest.