We offer primitive camping at Murray's Landing that overlooks the beautiful Hocking River and allows you direct access to the river for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and tubing.  Each campsite include a fire ring and picnic table.  We recommend that you make reservations in advance as prime weekends and Holidays will book quickly.

We have Porta Toilets and City Water available on the camp ground as well.  Bath-House is coming soon! Currently no showers available.

Firewood available at Murray's Landing and 1st Choice Cabin Rentals. 

PACKAGE DEALS available with Campsites and Canoe & Kayak trips. 

- 10% OFF when Renting a Canoe or Kayak.

This is a “family-friendly” campground. Please be mindful of your language.

  • Check-in is at 3 pm or later; check-out is 11am.
  • Speed limit is 10 MPH.
  • Children must be supervised.
  • Camping is an outdoor experience; therefore, we will not issue refunds due to the weather.
  • Only “permitted” vehicles and (on duty) employee’s vehicles are permitted on campground.
  • Please put all trash in dumpsters as you leave the campground (a minimum $25 cleanup fee will be charged to you if your site is not clean on departure).

General Campsite Rules:

  • Only one RV (any unit with holding tank) or 2 tents per site max.
  • No more than 1vehicle per site; parking permits will be issued by Murray's Landing You must park vehicle on graveled parking spot or park in additional parking areas for “permitted” guests.
  • No more than 6 people per site; extra fees apply after 2 Adults people.
  • Never walk onto or through another camp-site without invitation from that camper.
  • To preserve our grass, outdoor carpet is only permitted on grass during wet/muddy weather.
  • Campfire rings may not be moved. Please burn in provided campfire rings.


  • Per Ohio Law, all pets must be registered at check in and have current shots and tags.
  • Pets are limited to 1 per site and must be on a short leash when outside of unit.
  • Never leave your pet unattended or allow your pet to disturb other guests.
  • If pets are disruptive, you'll be asked to find other accommodations.
  • It is expected that all pet owners clean up after their pets. A minimum $25 cleanup fee will be charged if necessary for us to clean up after your pet.

Quiet Hours:

  • We ask that all guests observe quiet time 11 pm–7 am.
  • Children 17 and under must be under adult supervision and on their registered site 10 pm–7 am.
  • Be considerate of your camping neighbors. If they can hear it, it’s too loud.
  • Visitors must park vehicles in main parking lot and must leave campground prior to 11 pm.


  • Campfires in designated areas only and must be completely extinguished before leaving campsite.
  • Weapons, illegal drug use, public intoxication, fighting and vandalism are not tolerated.
  • Alcoholic beverages must be consumed on your site; no smoking in buildings or restrooms.
  • Management reserves the right to refuse service to and evict anyone, without refund, for behavior that is considered detrimental to the campground or fellow campers

We cannot guarantee specific sites.

Primitive Campsite Rates

Base price includes:

2 Adults & 2 Children (under age 16). Max 6 people at 1 site. Extra Adults are $10 each

Check-in 3:00 pm

Check-out 11:00 am

Late Checkouts $2/hour

Sunday - Thursday_________$30/night

Friday - Saturday __________$35/night

Holidays ___________________$40/night

Murray's Landing LLC 

Hocking Hill's Canoe and Kayak Livery in Nelsonville, Ohio


Copyright © 2014 Murray's Landing LLC. All rights reserved.

Murray's Landing LLC

701 W Washington St.
Nelsonville, OH 45764

Participant Waiver and Release of Liability Agreement

* Read before Signing *

Campsite:   #_______________                                                                                         Date____________

Adults____________ Children____________

In consideration of the services provided by Murray's Landing LLC and all others associated with this business (hereinafter referred to as "ML"), I agree to the following:

  • I understand that this type of outdoor activity has risks, dangers and hazards. Participation in such activities can result in injury, illness or death including but not limited to the following:bodily injury, disease, infection, paralysis, disability or death.  The risk, dangers and hazards may be by fault of the negligence of ML, the participant or others as well as accidents, breach of contract, nature or any other.  By agreeing to participate, I assume all risk, dangers and hazards and all responsibility for any losses and/or damages, whether caused in whole or in part by the negligence or any other conduct of ML or by any other person.
  • By signing, I understand that the description of the risks, dangers and hazards is not complete and that other unknown or unanticipated incidents may result in injury or death. I also agree to assume all responsibility herein for myself and any minors listed for any risks, dangers or hazards identified as well as not identified.  I have adequate life, health and disability insurance for all participants.  My participation in this is purely voluntary; I am not being forced to participate.  Myself and any minors listed elect to participate in spite on of risks, dangers or hazards.
  • I also verify that I am in good health, not under the influence of any drugs or alcohol of any kind, nor do I have them in my possession.  I understand that ML reserves the right to refuse any person it judges to be incapable of meeting participation requirements.
  • As a participant, I agree that any photographs or videos of listed participants taken by ML can/may be used in advertising, promotion or any way ML sees fit.
  • I agree to not litter. 

Campsite usage agreement:

I will not hold Murray’s Landing LLC (or any persons involved with Murray’s Landing) responsible for any damages or any other problems related to myself at any time. Parent/Guardian of Participant of minor age (Under 18 at time of registration).

This is to certify that I, as parent/guardian with legal responsibility for this participant, do consent and agree to his/her release as provided above by ML and for myself, my heirs, assigns, and next to kin, I release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless ML from any and all liability incidents to the listed child's involvement or participation in this activity listed above.  

Parent/Guardian Signature_____________________    Minor Name                                                 Age______

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I have read, understand and accept the terms and conditions stated herein and acknowledge that this Participant Waiver and Release of Liability Agreement shall be effective and binding upon myself, my heirs, assigns, personal representatives, estates and for all members of my family, including any minor accompanying me, and/or participating in this activity.  I acknowledge that I am not relying on oral, written or visual respresentatives or statements by ML to induce me to participate in this activity.

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