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Ottawa Metro Park Map.PDF

Ottawa Metro Park

Ottawa Metro Park provides many different outdoor recreation opportunitiesfor your enjoyment on 287.3 acres. Visitors can spend the day fishing & boating on the 89 acre Lima Lake reservoir. Enjoy a picnic or stay overnight at the campground. Ottawa Metro Park Map.pdf


Ottawa Metro Park CampgroundOur friendly family-oriented self registering campground features thirty spacious campsites with three handicap accessible sites. Each site has hook-up for water and electric (minimum of 50 amp), picnic table, lantern holder, and fire ring. For the larger RV owners, eight pull through sites are available. A convenient dump station is located within the campground. Paved walkways and paths connect campsites to the modern shower/restroom facility with vending area as well as connecting to many other features of the Ottawa Metro Park. Campsites are available on a “first come, first serve” basis. 

Campground Rates:

Family Campsites

$30 per night

$25 per night for seniors (60+ years of age or older)

Dates of operation for the campground:
mid-April through mid-October.


Shelter Information

Miami Shelter

Shelter Name: Miami
Capacity: 100
FEE: $75

Erie Shelter

Shelter Name: Erie
Capacity: 125
FEE: $75

Wyandot Shelter

Shelter Name: Wyandot
Capacity: 200
FEE: $75


2632 Ada Road, Lima, OH


  • 287 acres
  • Camping
  • Boating (electric or wind powered)
  • Fishing (license required)
  • 18 hole Frisbee golf course
  • Play equipment
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Outdoor amphitheater
  • Horseshoe pits
  • 3 reservable picnic shelters with electricity
  • Paved trail for walking, hiking & biking
  • Eastern terminus for the Rotary Riverwalk/Ottawa River Bikeway