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Camping

Camping

Nimisila Reservoir Metro Park

Camping

Twenty-nine individual sites are available at the campground, located near the eastern banks of the 800-acre reservoir (5550 Christman Rd., Green). Each campsite has a fire ring and picnic table, and six sites have electricity. Three are ADA accessible.

Camping season is May 1 through October 31.

Reservations
Reservations may only be made online through Reserve America and in person at the park district's administrative offices (975 Treaty Line Rd., Akron). Call for office hours and details: 330-867-5511.

CampingThe maximum stay is 10 consecutive nights in a 30-day period. Permits will only be issued to individuals 18 and older. The campsites accommodate a tent or tents with combined floor space under 200 square feet, or a camper, RV or truck camper and a tent. There are no showers or drinking water at the campground.

Fee Schedule
Sites with electricity: $30/weeknight, $35/night on weekends (Friday-Sunday) and holidays. Non-electric sites: $25/weeknight, $30/night on weekends (Friday-Sunday) and holidays. A flat processing fee applies to each reservation.

Campground Rules
Rules are posted at the campground and available here. Summit Metro Parks personnel have the right to terminate a camping permit at any time for failure to follow campground rules, park rules, laws or unsafe behaviors. Alcohol is prohibited.

Towpath Trail

Camping is permitted year-round at two primitive sites along the Towpath Trail:

Camping
  • Big Bend Trailhead in Akron
  • About 1/4 mile south of the Franklin Trailhead in New Franklin
Campers must sign in and out at the small kiosk. Fires are not permitted. Only one-night stays are allowed.