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


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!

Stonehouse Trail Wildflower Guide

Being In Nature

An Exhibition of Landscape and Nature-Based Photography

March 22 through May 19

Athens Photographic Project (APP) proudly presents Being In Nature, an exhibition of work from artists who dedicated their 2021-2022 APP photography classes to exploring nature-based photography. This exhibition will foster insight into our relationship with nature and provide new perspectives on familiar landscapes.

Murder Mystery Dinner

Friday, April 5th | 7:00 pm

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Save the Date


Friday, October 25 & Saturday, October 26

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

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!