Guernsey County Map

Events & Activities

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.

Below we will list activities and planned events that are taking place at the lodge and in the park, as well as links to area partners for fun activities located in our surrounding communities!

Salt Fork Fun

Salt Fork Bucket List

Lodge Events

Thanksgiving Dinner

November 25, 2021 | 11 am - 6pm

Bring your friends and family together to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal in Timbers Restaurant and leave the clean up to us!


2021 Holiday Craft Show | One Day Only!

November 26th | 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Make the Salt Fork Lodge Holiday Craft Show your one-stop-shop for handcrafted and unique holiday gifts. This event spans 3 levels of the lodge and features items such as jewelry, home décor and more from over 40 vendors!

Christmas Open House & Buffet

December 19, 2021 | 1 pm - 6 pm

Stop out to see the lodge decorated for the holiday's and enjoy a delicious Holiday Buffet! Sit by a cozy fireplace and exchange gifts with friends or play a board game with the family after the buffet to start a new tradition.


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! Check out the Nature Programs link below to see what may be offered during your stay!.

Salt Fork Nature Center
Sunday | 12 pm -6 pm
Monday - Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 10 am - 5 pm
Thursday | 10 am - 5 pm
Friday | 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday | 12 pm - 5 pm
Naturalist: John Hickenbottom. 740-630-6105

The Nature Center will be closed periodically throughout the day to clean and disinfect high traffic areas and may also be closed during hike, programs and activities.

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