Clay’s Resort – a Getaway for the Whole Family!

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Looking for a getaway that’s close to Cincinnati but still feels like a vacation? Take a look at Jellystone Park™ Clay’s Resort.

Located in northeast Ohio, Jellystone Park™ Clay’s Resort offers families an escape from the daily grind, one where you can find joy in the great outdoors. 

This 500 acre campground destination offers best-in-class camping with luxury pull-thru + back-in RV sites as well as cabins that sleep 4-20. 

Cabins along a lake at Clay's Resort in Ohio

Camping and Glamping Options

Jellystone Park™ Clay’s Resort offers a wide range of accommodations. From budget-friendly camping options to deluxe cabins, there’s something for everyone.

Clay’s offers a variety of cabin styles, featuring full bathrooms, kitchens, screened-in porches, all of the amenities needed for a camping trip, plus a number of pet-friendly options (select cabins and RV sites).

How about the Deluxe Lakeside Suite Cabin with a kitchen, bath, and a private master? Going with a group? Be sure to look at the Hilltop Lodge, a huge cabin that has private bedrooms, 2 baths, a full kitchen, a fireplace, and more. Or maybe an open concept Cozy Cabin is more your style? 

They even have some fun Lakeside Glamping Tents! This unique camping experience consists of a custom built canvas tent perched atop a wooden platform. Inside you’ll find beds with mattresses: a queen, a set of bunk beds, and a daybed. The Glamping Tents are right on the lake and you’ll also find a hammock,a picnic table, a fire ring, and a charcoal grill outside.

Bringing an RV? You can choose from back-in or pull-through sites; all equipped with electric and sewer hook-ups, a picnic table, and a fire ring.

Pitch a tent at their pet-friendly primitive camping areas. They have 25 spots available.

Adventure Water Park at Clay's Resort in Ohio

Water Activities for the Entire Family

Jellystone Park™ Clay’s Resort has LOADS of options when it comes to summertime water fun and the following are included with your stay. To be noted: water features are open daily from the end of May to the middle of August and then on weekends through Labor Day. 

Cool off at Adventure Park, their new water playground. This 7500 square foot play structure includes water slides, spray cannons, slides, sprinklers, and more.

The 10 acre swimming lake is home to giant inflatables including the Wibit Challenge Obstacle Course, Ring Swings, slides, a climbing wall, and more. Or maybe lounging on the float you brought along is more your style? There’s space to simply dunk your toes in or swim around too.

In addition to the lake, you can swim in the pool too! Yep, this campground has a pool!

Canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards are included with your stay. Two-thirds of the lake is open water for you to explore with paddle in hand.

water activities on the lake at Clay's Resort

Burn Off Some Energy with These Outdoor Activities

Enjoy the great outdoors with childhood favorites Yogi Bear™, Boo-Boo Bear™ + Ranger Smith™ at Jellystone Park™ Clay’s Resort. 

Outdoor fun options include:

  • Jumping Pillow
  • Mini Golf
  • “Hey Hey” Wagon Rides
    Tennis and Pickleball Court (bring your own equipment)
  • Basketball Court
  • Sand Volleyball
  • Gaga Ball Pit (a kinder, gentler version of dodge ball)
  • Playgrounds
  • Outdoor Movie Theater
  • Daily Activities
  • and more!
mini golf course at Clay's Resort

Affordable Family Fun!

A majority of the amenities and activities on-site are included in the overnight rate, making this a good location for affordable family fun.

Take it Easy With These Dining Options:

Clay’s Resort provides visitors with dining options such as John O’s, the Rooftop Bar, and the Beach House concession stand.

John O’s offers delicious hot dogs, burgers, + more, as well as live entertainment during the season. Beverage options at the Rooftop Bar feature adult beverages from beer and wine to themed weekend cocktails, perfect for cooling down on a summer day. The Beach House concession stand serves snacks and quick bites.

With activities for all ages, a range of accommodations, and a beautiful backdrop, this is a can’t miss vacation!

Jellystone Park™ Clay’s Resort is located at 12951 Patterson Street NW, North Lawrence, Ohio

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Bridgett Raffenberg
My name is Bridgett Raffenberg and I am the creator of 365Cincinnati. I've been uncovering and sharing all of the best things to do in Cincinnati since 2010. I enjoy exploring new spots, discovering local events, and meeting the people who call Cincinnati home!