Department of Natural Resources - Camping - Camp registration.


Published: 2021-07-29

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(A) Any person camping in any designated campgrounds shall personally register the camp with the division and secure a camping permit and pay any applicable fees immediately upon occupancy in the form and manner required.

(B) No person or property shall occupy more than one campsite and no person shall register or attempt to register for another person.

(C) Display of the issued camping permit shall be made in a conspicuous location upon the tent or trailer, except that when numbered site posts are provided the permit shall be affixed thereto, and except that backpack camping permittees may carry the permit on their person.

(D) No person shall register for a campsite in horse campgrounds unless such person has a horse at the campgrounds or is a part of a party that has and rides a horse or horses at the campgrounds, except as approved by the chief of the division or authorized agent.

(E) No person shall register for a campsite in any state forest hunters' camp except legally licensed hunters and only during the period from one day prior to the opening of squirrel season through one day after the closing of grouse season and from fourteen days prior to the opening of wild turkey season to one day following the closing of wild turkey season annually as established by statute, rule or order of the division of wildlife, except as approved by the chief of the division or authorized agent.

(F) Individuals who possess a vehicle that meets the requirements of rule 1501:3-4-12 of the Administrative Code at the campgrounds, is part of a party that has vehicles meeting the requirements of that rule, or is approved by the chief of the division or authorized agent are permitted to register for a campsite in an all purpose vehicle campground.

(G) Tents or similar type camping equipment are permitted only in campground locations with restroom facilities. Camping trailers or other types of recreational vehicles that meet the requirements of rule 1501:3-3-04 of the Administrative Code are allowed in areas of the state forest without restroom facilities.

Last updated July 29, 2021 at 9:50 AM