Barkcamp State Park is one of the few places where visitors can glimpse what Ohio's forests looked like prior to settlement. The park's picturesque hills and quiet lake draw campers, paddlers, anglers, horseback riders, and hikers to experience the region's natural splendor. Visitors will enjoy the mature woodlands, open meadows, scenic lake, and abundant wildlife of this secluded 1,232 acres of rolling hills and woodlands. Picnic areas, hiking and bridle trails, swimming, fishing, hunting and year-round camping is available.
65330 Barkcamp Park Rd., Belmont, OH 43718
Egypt Valley Wildlife Area
Egypt Valley Wildlife Area is 14,300 acres of wildlife area, popular for hunting, fishing, and other forms of wildlife recreation. Deer, turkey, waterfowl, squirrel, grouse, rabbit, and dove are the most sought-after species for hunting. Many of the small ponds have been stocked with bass, catfish, and bluegills by the division and offer good fishing opportunities. Hiking, bird watching, photography, and sightseeing are also popular on the wildlife area.
I-70 and SR 800, Piedmont, OH 43983