A Breath of Fresh Air

Those of us who love and appreciate Mother Nature will do anything to spend as much time in her comforting embrace as possible — even if it means leaving behind the luxuries of modern society for a night or two. The campgrounds of Defiance County offer a rustic respite after the sun sets on another action-packed, Northwest Ohio day. Pitch a tent on the banks of the Maumee River or bring home with you to a pull-through RV site — whatever your idea of camping is, get away to the wide-open spaces and fresh air of Defiance County.

Independence Dam State Park
27722 State Route 424, Defiance 43512
Independence Dam State Park covers 591-acres situated along the banks of the beautiful Maumee River. This park is located approximately 3 miles east of Defiance on St. Rt. 424 and offers recreational opportunities including boating access, hiking trails, camping, fishing, scenic drives, and picnic areas. A hiking trail, once the towpath for the Miami/Wabash/Erie Canal, meanders between the old canal […]
Powell Creek Campground
26906 Hoffman Road, Defiance 43512
Bring your own camper or rent one of ours; come for a day or spend the entire summer; swim in the pond or play cards in the rec room – – it’s all up to you!
Shepherd’s Pasture Campground
17494 State Route 18, Defiance 43512
Stay with us and walk the beautiful trails.  Whether you camp overnight or for the season, you will enjoy the children’s playground and putt-putt golf.