Over 40 Acres

of woods perfect for hiking, biking, primitive camping or just taking a peaceful stroll. Forget all of your bothers as you take a relaxing walk or ride through the beautiful land surrounding the campground. Stay on the trails or veer off the beaten path and find your own way!

Robert J. Smith- Owner, U.S.M.C.

Wesley Smith- Manager, U.S.M.C.

Clean Campsites

We offer primitive, tent, 30 and 50 amp travel trailer and RV sites with some having pull-through accessibility. All campsites have a fire ring and wooden picnic table and are always kept clean and maintained.

Swimming/Picnic Area

In 2012, Archway was excited to announce the addition of a large swimming and fishing (throwback policy only) pond with a beach area and tables for an afternoon picnic surrounded by birds singing, geese swimming gracefully on the water and enjoying your day with friends and family.


Firewood For Sale in the Campground!

Why go to the gas station and spend $7 for 4 pieces of wood?

10 piece bundles-$5

5 bundles-$20

Shelter house

We have a nice, clean shelterhouse for the safety and convenience of our guests. The shelterhouse has lots of open floor space perfect for a dance floor. Reserve our shelter house for your next party, family reunion, wedding or cookout. The shelter house has a very large covered grill in the back and a refrigerator for guest use.



Clean Bathrooms

You can feel comfortable knowing that our bathrooms and showers are cleaned daily. Soap, paper towels and bath tissues are always stocked and any issues are taken care of immediately.

​Nature's Jewel 

Hidden in 

Plain Sight

Archway is located a half mile east of the IN-OH border on Old National Rd.

Looking to relax with nature in a quiet place away from work deadlines, bumper-to-bumper traffic and stressful living? Come stay with us, at the beautiful Archway Campground!!

Enjoy your day hiking  or riding through dozens of acres of woods, seeing white tail deer grazing a few hundred feet from your camp site, watching your children play at our new beach while relaxing shore side with your fishing pole, and finishing your day with friends and family around the campfire.

We are a family-friendly campground located near New Paris, Ohio and Richmond, Indiana. Whether you need a tent site, a site for a small camper or need a large site for your RV, we have whatever you need. We offer 30 & 50 amp service, pull-through sites for all RV sizes, dump station, and shelter house as well as clean bathrooms and showers and a safe, fun environment for all of our guests.

Located just minutes from Richmond, Indiana and New Paris, Ohio, Archway  is located in the perfect location which allows you to settle down and relax, yet still be close to town if you need something. The area around Archway Campground provides you with everything you may need within twenty minutes of driving; Gas stations, grocery stores, Wal-Mart, fast food, fine dining, sports bars, Reid Hospital and whatever else you may need!

Have a look around our website and get to know us. We appreciate your visit and look forward to welcoming you to your campsite!

Bob & Wanda Smith, Park Owners

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9388 Old National Rd South, New Paris, OH 45347