several sights to see as you visit Mohican State Park. Many
come from far away to view the Gorge Overlook and covered
bridge, while others climb the fire tower, check out
Pleasant Hill Dam, and visit the Memorial Shrine further in
the state park just to name a few. For more information and
to locate these attractions and more on your visit, click
here to download a Mohican State Park map.
For more information on Pleasant Hill Lake Dam and what it
has to offer, visit the
Hill Lake web page.
watercraft must be legally registered and have the required safety
equipment. For more information contact the
Ohio Division of Watercraft.
store located in the state park campground. Campers can purchase
souvenirs and gifts, camping supplies, some grocery items, and
ice cream and coffee at this location. Guests can also check
into their cottage or camper cabin here. A game room is attached
to the store, and guests may also sign out basketballs,
volleyballs, and horseshoes for their personal use. To locate
the store, download a copy of the
There are 13 miles of
hiking trails in Mohican State Park, plus an additional 32 miles of
hiking trails in the adjacent State Forest. The designated
mountain bike and bridal trails are also available for the hiker to use.
Click here for more information on hiking.
To download a trail map, click
several places to fish and hunt in the Mohican Memorial
State Forest. For more detailed information, please visit
Mohican-Memorial State Forest web page or call
An 25mile mountain bike trail that
passes through Mohican State Park and the State Forest was
opened to the public in 2005. The trail was created
through a partnership between the Mohican/Malabar Bike Club
and ODNR. The trail is open both to mountain
bike riders and hikers. Click
here to learn more about mountain biking at the state park.
For safety and convenience please print out or buy a trail map
before hitting the trails.
From Memorial Day
Weekend through the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend, Mohican State
Park offers daily naturalist activities for its camping
and cottage visitors as well as the general public. Activities
include movies at the Amphitheater on weekends, nature hikes,
family games, and grist mill tours. In addition, the Junior
Naturalist program is offered for kids from ages 7 through 14.
The Nature Center and the Amphitheater
are both located in the Class A Camping Area.
check back soon for her activities. She is currently finalizing
her summer schedule.
Activities are subject to change due to
weather and staffing levels.
Picnic and Shelter Houses
Mohican State Park has
picnic areas and three reservable picnic shelter houses situated
throughout the scenic park and forest area. All the picnic
areas include picnic tables and waist-high charcoal grills. See
for locations. Click
here for more information on the
shelter houses and reservations.
The campground's heated,
Olympic-size swimming pool is located just across the road from
the commissary. The pool is open from Memorial day to Labor Day
each season. Pool use is available to camping and cottage guests
only, and visitors of our guests may also use the pool for a
small visitor's fee.
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the park are allowed but unless you reserve a shelter house, you cannot
reserve a public area such as the covered bridge or the Gorge Overlook
(another popular spot for weddings). We have had many weddings in the
At the Covered
Bridge area, people have had their weddings in the picnic area that is
beside/below the Covered Bridge area, using the covered bridge as a
backdrop. There is plenty of parking there, but no shelter in case of
bad weather. There are picnic tables and waist-high charcoal grills.
It is right beside the river. This is a beautiful area but cannot be
reserved, so you would have to try to use it on a first-come,
That goes for the
Gorge Overlook area also. The Gorge Overlook area faces out onto the
Clearfork Gorge with a beautiful vista of the Mohican Forest and the
river way down below. It does have a small shelter house across the road
that you can reserve; it seats a little less than 50 people and has no
electric and no water. There are no flush-toilet bathrooms in this
area, nor at the covered bridge area, although both areas have pit-type
The North Park
Shelter house was used a couple times this year for weddings. Its
attraction is that it is out of the way somewhat so you don’t have as
much public traffic in and out of the area. It can also be reserved,
seats close to 75 people, but has no electric nor water and has pit-type
latrines. It has plenty of room for the games you would want to bring.
Shelter house is in the Class A Camp area. It has electric, is close to
flush-toilet bathrooms and drinking water, has a nice little playground
area and plenty of room for the games. It seats 100 people.
Shelter houses can each be reserved for $50 per day by calling the Ohio
State Park's reservation system at 1-866-644-6727 or at visit www.ohiostateparks.org.
Park and Pack camping and Horse camp is arranged through the
Division of Forestry. For more information or to make reservations,
Mohican-Memorial State Forest web page or call 330-339-2205.
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