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Ohio
Ohio
Southeast Ohio Region
Southeast Ohio Region
Blue Rock State Forest
Blue Rock State Forest
BLUE ROCK STATE FOREST
BLUE ROCK STATE FOREST
The 4,579-acre Blue Rock State Forest, located 12 miles southeast of Zanesville is accessed primarily via State Route 60 and Culter Lake Road. Most of the marginally productive farmland was originally acquired by the federal government during the 1930s under the Resettlement Administration. Surface ownership was later transferred to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Division of Forestry while the federal government retained three-fourths interest in the oil and gas rights. Subsequent reforestration and the application of forest management and protection practices have transformed low quality farmland into one of Ohio's most beautiful and productive forests. In 1949, management of Cutler Lake and the adjoining recreation facilities was transferred to the Division of Parks and Recreation.
FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW
GeneralLand, acres4579
Day-UseBridle Trails, miles26


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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
March 27 Family Memories that last forever. by Apperson Family
We held many family reunions at Blue Rock and it was perfect for me as a child. Our thoughts were always looking forward to our reunion at Blue Rock State Park. I take my children there now to experience Great Camping.


Area Campgrounds
National Road Campground
2850 S. Pleasant Grove Rd.
Zanesville, OH
740-452-5025
Wolfies Campground
101 Buckeye Drive
Zanesville, OH
740-454-0925
Walkabout Creek Campground. LLC
7375 Sugar Grove Road
Chandlersville, OH
740-674-4758
Area Fishing Related Businesses
313 Carryout
11844 Clay Pike
New Concord, OH
(740) 685-3333
Longs Pay Lake
3200 Chandlersville Rd
Zanesville, OH
(740) 454-8990
Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Rose's Vacation Cabin - Glouster, OHCottages and Cabins
Burr Oak State Park - Located in the rolling hills of southeastern Ohio. Rose's Vacation Cabin Rental is a special place to make your Honeymoon, Anniversary, or Family Getaway a relaxing experience.
23.3 miles from park*
Haven Inn the Hills - Logan, OHCottages and Cabins
Great for a private relaxing get away. Whether you are looking for rest and relaxation with that special someone, or the best cook-out for family and friends Haven Inn The Hills is the answer for you.
45.9 miles from park*
Area Resources
Mohican Amish Country - Glenmont, OHTourism
Offical Guide to Ohio's Mohican Amish Country. How to get there, things to do, local merchants, what to see, places to stay. Explore Mohican State Park. Canoe the Mohican River. Tour the Amish villages of Millersburg, Berlin, Sugarcreek, Walnut Creek and more.
50.6 miles from park*

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USA Parks
USA Parks
Ohio
Ohio
Southeast Ohio Region
Southeast Ohio Region
Blue Rock State Forest
Blue Rock State Forest