Great things are happening! Various lodge improvement projects are underway and we are taking every step possible to minimize the impact on our guests.

This current phase of construction will cause some guestroom balconies and a guest wing elevator to be inaccessible.


Experience our Park and Communities!

Does your family like to stay busy with fun activities during vacation? We want to help you to have experiences while you're here; making memories, soaking in the beautiful sites, absorbing the local culture.

Lodge Events

Check out our upcoming events and join us for a fun-filled stay at Salt Fork Lodge!

Salt Fork Summer Bucket List

Inclusive Youth Fishing Tournament

Saturday, June 15 | 11 am - 2 pm at Sugartree Marina

Come out and enjoy a fun day of fishing at Salt Fork State Park! In partnership with The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio State Parks, the Guernsey County Board of DD is holding an Inclusive Youth Fishing Tournament! June 15th is an Ohio Free Fishing Day, so a fishing license is not required.

Trophies will be awarded for highest total weight caught per age group. Participants are asked to bring their own fishing poles. Bait will be provided. A limited number of loaner fishing poles will be available.

Age groups: 5 and under, 6 to 11, 12 to 15 of all abilities. Adults served by the GCBDD are also welcome to participate.

Celebrate the 4th, the Salt Fork Way! Here are some epic ways to have a blast and celebrate the holiday.

Save the Date


Friday, October 25 & Saturday, October 26

Join us on Halloween weekend for some family friendly fun! More Information to come

Murder Mystery Event | Henry Potter & The Vanishing

Saturday, October 26th

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Naturalist Programs & State Park Events

Join our park naturalist for guided hikes, meet and watch live animals, try out a kayak or canoe, and much more!

> Visit the Salt Fork State Park Facebook Page for an up to date naturalist schedule.

Eco-Discovery Center - Coming Summer 2024

The Eco-Discovery Center will feature interactive and educational exhibits including terrariums and aquariums while telling the rich story of Ohio's Natural history. The center will focus on sustainability and include a green roof and wall outside, solar panels, a rainwater harvesting system and EV charging stations.

Naturalist: John Hickenbottom

email: // phone: 740-630-6105

All Lodge & Park programs and Nature Center hours are subject to change. Programs and events are weather dependent unless otherwise noted. Notify the Lodge or Naturalist (depending on activity) if special accommodations are needed for your participation. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, no exceptions.

Local Area Event Calendars

Stay up-to-date with the latest events and never miss out on the fun. Check out the local area event calendars now and start planning your next adventure!