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Useful Information

Created in 1971 by Eric "Tip" Long with a few campsites and a small lake, Long's Retreat Family Resort has now grown into one of the top tourist attractions in Southern Ohio! With over 400 acres, we offer permanent camping, cabins, swimming, go karts, waterslides, carousel, arcade, mini golf, and more! 


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50 Bell Hollow Road, 

Latham, OH 45646


CheckHours of Operation

Hours vary based on seasonality and weather. 

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Long's Retreat Rules

  • ATVs are not permitted. 

  • Golf Carts must display a purchased pass & must be operated by a licensed driver.

  • All visitors must obtain a pass from the office. 

  • Gates close and quiet hours begin at 11:00 PM. 

  • Please no unnecessary driving within the campgrounds. 

  • Children under 12 years old must be supervised in the Shower Rooms and on the Beach. 

  • Burn fires in designated areas only. 

  • Positively no cutting of trees -- dead or alive! 

  • Pets must be kept on a leash; they are not permitted on the Beach swimming area or to be left unattended.  

  • Alcoholic beverages are allowed at campsites only - not in public areas.  

  • Swimming permitted only at the Beach area and only during open hours.  

  • All rubberized watercraft or inflatable mattresses, etc. are to be used in Beach swimming area only. 

  • Please, no firearms or fireworks allowed!

  • Check-out time when renting a cabin or camper is 11:00 a.m.  

  • Garbage pick-up service is for our cabins and rental units ONLY. Please leave closed bags beside road. 

  • Permanent Campers are responsible for taking their own bagged trash to the dumpster locations. 

  • Scooters/motorized skateboards/segways/hover boards/etc., are not permitted in the campground.

  • Paddle Boards are not permitted on our lake. 

  • Kayaks are only permitted for Permanent Campers and must follow all rules. 

  • Please keep campsite/cabin areas neat and clean!

  • No refunds due to weather.  

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Visit Us: 

"Long's is our home away from home. Trying to keep three boys off technology these days is tough! But, Long's has brought so much joy and memories to our family. Our fellow Long’s lifers are family, the staff is wonderful and we look forward to many more years!" ~Kylene

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