The 1,232 acres of rolling hills and lush woodlands of Barkcamp State Park is one of the few places where visitors can glimpse what Ohio’s forests looked like prior to settlement.
Multi-use trails are prime day-hike options, and a Storybook Trail presents a children’s story in segments.
Hand-powered vessels and boats with electric motors are permitted on 117-acre Belmont Lake. A 700-foot beach on the east side of the lake provides enjoyment for swimmers and sunbathers.
Additional sports amenities include an archery range, an 18-hole mini golf course, volleyball court, basketball courts.
Year-round camping is available with a shower house and electric.
Access Barkcamp via I-70 Exit 208 to Rt. 149 south.
Visit ohiodnr.gov to plan your visit.