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April

15Lake Hope Easter Egg Hunt - Kids can search for prize-filled eggs and families can participate in "egg-citing" games at one of Ohio's favorite state parks!

Address: Lake Hope State Park, State Route 278 , McArthur, Ohio
Ph: (740) 596-3030 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: lakehope@dragonbbs.com

22Lake Hope Wildflower Walk - This 1.5 mile walk along Old Hollow Trail identifies wildflowers and discusses local folklore. Bring the family or come by yourself to usher in Spring.

Address: Lake Hope State Park, State Route 278 , McArthur, Ohio
Ph: (740) 596-3030 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: lakehope@dragonbbs.com
Web: www.lakehopestatepark.com

May

47Vinton County Wild Turkey Festival - Watch the streets of downtown McArthur come alive with food, music, and fun for the whole family during Vinton Countyís Wild Turkey Festival. The festival includes activities such as great nightly entertainment on the sound stage, carnival rides and games, a car show, a quilt show, and queen and baby contests. Past performers have included entertainers like Neil McCoy, Edenís Edge, Randy Moore and the Fabulous Suedes, and Confederate Railroad.

The festival opens on the first Thursday evening in May and runs through the following Sunday afternoon. The Grand Parade is always held at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and is followed by the crowning of the Wild Turkey Festival Queen.

Address: Downtown McArthur , McArthur, Ohio
Ph: 740-591-1118 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: vintoncountytravel.com/wild-turkey-festival/

6Youth Fishing Tournament at Lake Hope State Park - Meet at the parking lot below the dam. For kids ages 1 to 16. Adults must be present with each child. Trophy presentation and cookout to follow. For info call (740) 596-5253.

Address: Lake Hope State Park

27331 State Route 278

, McArthur, Ohio
Ph: (740) 596-4938 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

20Spring Migration Bird Walk at Lake Hope State Park - Meet at the Hope Furnace parking area and enjoy a leisurely hike to greet our colorful spring migrants. Some binoculars will be provided. For info call (740) 596-5253.

Address: 27331 State Route 278 , McArthur, Ohio
Ph: (740) 596-4938 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

July

4Vinton County Athletic Booster's 4th of July Celebration - This is a festival that is held every year to raise money for our high school athletes. At this festival there is food, live entertainment, Little Miss and Miss Vinton County pageant, spectacular fireworks display, and many more exciting things to enjoy with your family!

Address: Old Vinton County High School , McArthur, Ohio
Ph: 740-596-9889 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.vintoncountytravel.com

8Zaleski Flint Knap-In at Lake Hope State Park - Come see stone implements created through primitive methods, along with demonstrations and sales of arrowheads and other primitive tools. For more informatin, please call (740) 596-5253.

Address: Lake Hope State Park

27331 State Route 278

, McArthur, Ohio
Ph: (740) 596-4938 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

October

30 - 21Horse-Drawn Hayrides at Lake Hope State Park - Come to Lake Hope and enjoy the clippity-clop of the horses' hooves as you take in the beautiful fall colors. Continuous 20 minute rides begin at the Nature Center.

Address: Lake Hope State Park, 27331 State Route 278 , McArthur, Ohio
Ph: (740) 596-3030 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

21Annual Fall Hike at Lake Hope State Park - Meet at the Lake Hope shelterhouse to begin your 3-mile hike along the scenic shores of Lake Hope with a cup of sassafras tea and finish with a delicious bean and cornbread dinner at Hope Furnace. Shuttles return hikers to their vehicles. For more information, please call (740) 596-5253.

Address: Lake Hope State Park, 27331 State Route 278 , McArthur, Ohio
Ph: (740) 596-5253 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

28ROAR Day at Lake Hope State Park - Come to Lake Hope and visit the dining lodge, nature center and Hope School where guests will be celebrating "Rural Ohio Appalachia Revisited" through crafts, music and food. Decorate your cottage or campsite and celebrate Appalachian Halloween at the nature center. For more information, please call (740) 596-5253.

Address: Lake Hope State Park, 27331 State Route 278 , McArthur, Ohio
Ph: (740) 596-5253 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

December

18Holiday Trail of Lights at Lake Hope State Park - Come to the Lake Hope Nature Center and hike forest trails decorated with light displays.  Enjoy extra activities on weekends!  For more information, please call (740) 596-3030.

Address: Lake Hope State Park

27331 State Route 278

, McArthur, Ohio
Ph: (740) 596-3030 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ohiostateparks.org

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Lake Hope State Park

Lake Hope State Park is located in Vinton Co., 20 mi. west of Athens. Programs offer area history & its colorful past.

Hike 17 mi. of trails, or trek the 26 mi. backpack trail in Zaleski State Forest. A 14 mi. mountain bike trail challenges experienced bikers. Horseback ride 6

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