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Lake Hope State Park


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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 mi. of trails in the park or 33 mi. of trails in the state forest. Picnic areas have tables & grills, w/reservable shelters.



120-acre Lake Hope offers a sand beach. Laid-back boating is limited to boats w/electric motors only. Boat rental is available & launch ramp provides easy lake access. Enjoy fishing from shore. Hunting permitted in adjacent state forest.



Cottages available for year-round vacations & getaways. 2 & 3 bdrm. cottages have kitchens, bathroom, living room, porch, heat & A/C. Some cottages have fireplaces.



223 campsites available with/without electric. Amenities are showers. Try hassle-free camping in a Rent-A-Camp, Rent-A-Tepee or Camper Cabin.

2006 Camping Fees are $16-$20/night. Rent-A-Camp & Rent-A-Tepee are $30/night. Camper Cabin is $35/night. Cottages are $65-$77/night. Call 1-866-OHIO-PARKS for reservations.


Hours: Sunday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Address: Lake Hope State Park

27331 State Route 278


Phone: (740) 596-5253
Our Website:www.ohiostateparks.org

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

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