Mohican State Park

Mohican State Park

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Mohican State Park

Mohican State Park and the adjacent State Forest are located in the heart of Mohican Country…Ohio’s great vacation region.

The park is comprised of 1,110 acres with 5 miles of the scenic Clear Fork Branch of the Mohican River running through it. The recreational opportunities available to the park visitor include fishing, hiking, picnicking, camping, cottages and a resort lodge.

The Mohican-Memorial State Forest surrounds the park with 4,795 acres. Hunting, hiking, and bridle trails are available to the forest visitor as well as backpack campsites (park and pack) for the novice backpakers. For more information please call the Forestry Station located within the park at, 419-938-6222.

Mohican State Park is located in southern Ashland County bordered by State Routes 3 and 97, close to Loudonville, Ohio. The park can be easily accessed from Interstate 71.


Hiking – there are several hiking trails that available throughout the forest park.
    Lyons Falls – Located at the covered Bridge and the Dam. This is a moderate to difficult 2 mile round trip trail. Also the most popular
    Hemlock Gorge and North Rim – This trail system runs from the front of the Main Camp area to the covered Bridge. This is a 3 mile one way walk that is easy to moderate.
    Hog Hollow Trail – This trail starts at the covered Bridge and ends at the Fire Tower. This trail follows up the hillside to the Fire Tower and is a difficult trail.
    Pleasant Hill Trail This is family friendly 1.5 mile round trip hike along the river from the Covered Bridge to the Pleasant Hill dam. Trail is easy.
    Discovery Forest – A 2 mile educational trail that weaves it’s way through a previous clear cut, a selective cut and other Forest Management techniques. Trail is easy for all ages and great for the kids.
Mountain Biking – A two loop bike system with trail heads available.
    Short Loop – The trail starts and ends at the staging area located across SR 3 from the main campground. This is a 8 mile loop that follows the hillside from SR3 to the group camp and back. Moderate difficulty.
    25 mile loop – There are 2 staging areas. One is located at SR3 across from the main campground and the other is located off of SR 97 near the Shrine. This trail is moderate to diffcult and not for the novice mountain biker. This is a one directional trail and does require some advance skill.

Horse Trails – There is no place around the forest area to rent horses.  
There are 22 miles of bridle trails available thourghout the park and forest. There is no rental or horse liveries available in the area. Horse owners may bring their horse and use one of the 2 staging areas located off of SR 97 and ride through some of the most scenic areas in Ohio. If you get hungry you can ride the orange trail to the lodge, tie up you horses and enjoy the full service restaurant.

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Address: 3058 OH-3, Loudonville, OH 44842

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