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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 July 4th Food & Activities Smokey Bear Art Tour and Wildfire Education

Lodge Events

Smokey Bear Art Tour

ODNR Forestry is proud to present and share a collection of beautiful and timeless Smokey Bear artwork. Educational materials will be provided alongside the display to provide information about wildfire prevention and campfire safety. The replicas of paintings originally produced by Rudy Wendelin exhibit will be on display at Salt Fork from June 23 - July 19*.

*display dates are subject to change


July 2021


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!.

Naturalist: John Hickenbottom. 740-630-6105

June 2021 Nature Programs


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.


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