Happy Hills Campground and Cabins is a beautiful campground in the Hocking Hills featuring a private fishing lake, swimming pool, game room, playground, Modern spotless bath house, a laundry facility and a camp store.

Happy Hills is conveniently located to the State Park attractions, as well as great shopping, antique malls, craft specialty shops, golf, ATV and bike trails, and restaurants.

A Great Family Place

"Happy Hills is the perfect retreat for couples, family, or friends to enjoy nature."

  • Camping Cabins & Spacious Sites
  • Premium/Deluxe Campsites with patio, grill, table & chairs
  • Beach area for Lake Swimming
  • Swimming Pool 2' to 5'
  • Fishing Lake, Fun Boats, Paddle Boats and Rowboat & Kayaks
  • Game Room
  • WIFI Available
  • Laundry Facility
  • Shuffleboard Court, Playground, disc golf, and Horseshoes
  • Modern Clean Bath house
  • Camp Store with Groceries, Snacks, Necessities, Firewood, Camper Parts,
    LP Gas
  • Quiet leashed Pets are Welcome
  • All sites have a Picnic Table and a Fire Ring, (perfect for star gazing)
  • Shaded Primitive Sites
  • 45 Acres of Relaxation, Good Times, and Happy Memories
  • Walking/hiking trails
  • Open for turkey and deer hunting season
    8 miles from ATV trails
  • Shelter House with planned activities
 Welcome to Happy Hills!private fishing lake in the fall

Your Hosts, Daren & Lorraine Carlson are looking forward to the 2015 camping season. Our opening day for the 2015 camping season is April 3 for full hook up with patios and April 13 for the remainder of the campground & cabins. Our camping season will go through November 1. We have planned activities every weekend Memorial Day through October 31.

We know from experience that if the kids are happy, the parents are happy and we do our best to ensure your children are having a fun time here at Happy Hills, whether it be swimming in the pool, fishing or swimming in the lake, riding our peddle boats, riding bikes or pedal carts, whatever they enjoy doing, they will have fun. Happy Hills is a place where the entire family can have a great time & make lasting family memories. Whether you have camped here at Happy Hills before or are considering it for the first time, we look forward to seeing you soon. We know you will love Happy Hills.

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Map & Directions

Happy Hills is located between Nelsonville and Lake Hope State Park
From US 33 in Nelsonville, go South on SR  278, 8 miles
From SR 56 go North 1/2 mile on SR 278

Directions to Bittersweet Farm B&B and Cabins

Local Attractions and Activities

  • Ash Cave
  • Conkle's Hollow
  • Old Man's Cave
  • Cedar Falls
  • Rock House
  • Cantwell Cliffs
  • Lake Logan (fishing, boating,  swimming)
  • Hockhocking Adena Bikeway
  • Robbins Crossing Pioneer Village
  • Historic Washboard Factory
  • Stuarts Opera House (Nelsonville)
  • Canopy Tours Zipline
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Rose Lake (fishing)
  • Antique & Craft shops
  • Canoe Liveries
  • Unique Specialty Shops
  • Wayne National Forest
  • Buckeye Trail
  • Ohio University (Athens)
  • Tecumseh! Outdoor Drama
  • Hocking Valley Scenic Railway
  • Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center (Athens)

Check out our new campground acquired on August 2014

Tecumseh outdoor drama
Tecumseh! outdoor drama
The waterfalls at Old Man's Cave
old man's cave state park
The amazing swans at serene Lake Logan in the Hocking Hills
lake HOPE state park
White Tailed deer, photo taken in the Hocking Hills
hocking hills deer

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Happy Hills Campground and Cabins

your hosts Daren and Lorraine Carlson

22245 State Route 278
Nelsonville, OH 45764



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Please Call 740-385-6720
email happyhills@hockinghills.com
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