1501:41-2-14 Group camping area and facility rental fees.

The chief may determine the fees to be charged for the use of any group camping area or facility rental based upon type of facility, park, season, location, amenities, or level of occupancy. Fees charged for the use of a state operated designated group camping area may be determined as a single rate for the use of the designated group camping area or determined based on number of persons utilizing the designated group camping area.

(A) Fees for the use of any facility rental or group camping area shall be available upon request from the chief of the division of parks and recreation or may be viewed at any time on the Ohio department of natural resources website and shall not exceed the following maximum rates:

Day use facility rental rates:

Meeting room

$170.00 per day

Day use - group lodge

$230.00 per day

Shelter house or gazebo

$350.00 per day


$90.00 per day

Canopy or tent

$90.00 per day

Horse arena

$60.00 per day

Malabar Farm Big House

$500.00 per hour

Other facility not specified above

$800.00 per day

Overnight group facility rates:

Residence camp

$500.00 per night

Seasonal site

$38.00 per night

Shelter camp

$60.00 per night for up to twelve persons plus $3.00 per night for each additional person

Designated group camping area rates:

Where the fee is charged per group camping area

$200.00 per night

Where the fee is charged per person

$6.00 per adult per night and $3.00 per youth under the age of eighteen per night

(1) At the chief's discretion, all or any portion of the fees prescribed for group camping areas or facility rentals may be waived for program participants during division sponsored programs or events.

(2) At the park manager's discretion, all or any portion of the fees prescribed for group camping areas may be waived for groups performing service projects that directly benefit the park.

(B) Reservation fees: A non-refundable ten dollar deposit shall be required at the time of reservation for group camping areas and facilities at Kelleys island state park and South Bass island state park. The deposit shall be applied to the required fees at the time of occupancy.

Effective: 11/18/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/26/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1546.04
Rule Amplifies: 1546.04 , 1546.15
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/77, 3/24/81, 5/16/82, 10/18/82, 11/1/83, 10/16/86, 1/1/88, 3/18/88, 4/10/90, 2/25/92, 3/1/93, 4/1/94, 3/1/95, 4/1/96, 3/1/97, 4/1/98, 5/17/00, 7/1/01, 4/11/02, 4/1/04, 4/1/05, 3/1/06, 11/7/08, 6/11/10, 12/15/14, 3/26/16