John Bryan State Park


Campground Type
State Park

3790 State Route 370
Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387


John Bryan State Park

Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 60
Number of Sites with Electric: 10

John Bryan is the most scenic state park in western Ohio • The park contains a remarkable limestone gorge cut by the Little Miami River which is designated as a state and national scenic river • A portion of the gorge itself is designated as a national natural landmark

10 electric sites
50 non-electric sites
Most campsites are partially shaded and are equipped with picnic tables, fire rings, latrines, drinking water and a dump station.
Pets are permitted on any site
A 100-person group camp area is available for organized groups on a reservation basis
Two adirondack shelters are available in the group camp area

4 picnic areas: Upper, Lower, Wingo and Orton.
Shelterhouse at the Lower picnic area is available for reservation online or by calling 866-644-6727
All areas have tables, grills and latrines • Some areas also have drinking water

9 Hiking trails
2 hiking trails also allow bicycles
Mountain bikes are permitted on 9.7 miles of multi-use trail
Portions of many trails are wheelchair accessible with assistance to some degree.
Trails are four to five feet in width and have packed earth or crushed stone base

The Little Miami River is excellent for canoeing
A launch area near the park on Jacoby Road provides access to this scenic river
As the river twists and bends, visitors will discover steep rock cliffs, towering sycamores and many historic sites along the way

The Little Miami River provides excellent stream fishing opportunities for anglers
Smallmouth bass, rock bass and panfish are in abundance
A valid Ohio fishing license is required
Fishing is prohibited in the Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve

Disc Golf
NEW 18-hole disc golf course

Rock Climbing and Rappelling
A rock climbing and rappelling area has been established within the park
Please stop at the park office to register for an available site
Organized groups may reserve the rappelling site by calling the park office

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