Explore Ohio's Appalachia At This Underrated State Park
By Beth|Published June 04, 2022
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
When you think of Appalachia, do you envision the mountains and close-knit rural communities? It’s true that a majority of this region follows the Appalachian Trail, a thru-hike starting in Georgia and ending in Maine. Fewer people realize, however, that there’s a portion of Ohio that also belongs to Appalachia, and it offers some truly exquisite scenery. If you wish to experience Ohio’s Appalachian region, we’ve got the perfect place in mind.
Have you visited Burr Oak State Park? What did you think of Ohio’s Appalachian region? Feel free to share your experiences with us in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you! You can learn more by visiting Burr Oak State Park online.