We’re staying several days at the Indian Springs Campground in North Bend, Ohio. The campground is located in the southwest corner of Ohio on State Line Road, the border between Ohio and Indiana and about two miles north of the Ohio River dividing Ohio from Kentucky. Folks here can chose to shop in any of three states based on where the best tax advantage is. One thing I’ve noticed is that gasoline is the least expensive in Indiana and by far the most expensive in Kentucky.
This is a nice jewel of a campground. It’s somewhat expensive (base rate for full hookups is $49/night). Several discounts are available with being a veteran worth a 10% discount. The sites are fairly close together, but do have a plot of green grass, a fire ring, and a picnic table between the sites. The sites are also not nose to tail so the motorhome door doesn’t open out to someone else’s door. There are a limited number of pull-throughs. Most sites are back-in and most of them line two sides of a medium-sized lake. Paddle boats and canoes are available to rent. The lake is well populated with fish, ducks, and geese. The kids also can enjoy a nice little playground.
The wifi is available and very limited. If anyone in the campground is streaming a movie or something from YouTube, the wifi crawls to a stop.
The office / store has limited hours. It doesn’t open until about 10am and closes around 6pm. The campground is very popular and generally full. Reservations ahead of time would have been helpful as we needed to move to a different site a couple of days after we arrived. There is a father-son-operated barber shop on site (haircuts $14). I had my hair cut there to a delightful conversation. The barber shop is very busy and the barbers are also the campground owners / operators.
Access to the campground is Very Easy … unless one uses TomTom GPS! Our TomTom put us on a narrow, no-outlet road about 15 miles from where we really should have been after leading us over hill and dale for about 20 minutes after exiting I-74 some twenty miles before the real exit. Fortunately there was a large farm complex at the end of the road with room for us to turn around and let Google Maps get us to the right place a half-hour later.
Five out of five stars.
|What:||July – September 2017 Road Trip|
|When:||27 July – 1 August 2017|
|Where:||North Bend, OH|
|Campground:||Indian Springs Campground|
|3306 State Line Rd|
|North Bend, OH 45052|
|Phone:||513-353-9244 or 888-550-9244|
|Rating:||4 out of 5 Stars|