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Ohio
Southeast Ohio Region
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
Nearby Accommodations
The Ohio Outback Lodge - McConnelsville, OHCottages and Cabins
In the heart of Ohio the Outback Lodge is located in Southeast Ohio, just minutes from the beautiful Muskingum River. The 2,200 square foot Lodge is constructed of Pine Logs, full basement, beautiful rural setting. It has wooded area as well as a creek and pond. This is a beautiful outdoor vacation spot.
13 miles from park*


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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)
The Grand Bentley Lodge - Rockbridge, OHCottages and Cabins
A spectacular, one-of-a-kind log home in the scenic Hocking Hills. Stunning solid walnut flooring. A grand great room with huge windows and a two-story stone fireplace. A spectacular recreation area with pool table, home theater, and a large hot tub right outside.
Web Site: grandbentleylodge.com
39.6 miles from park*
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.
Web Site: rosesvacationcabinrental.com
23.3 miles from park*
Area Resources
Hocking Hills Internet Guide - hockinghills.com - Rockbridge, OHTourism
Offical Guide to Southeastern Ohio's Scenic Wonderland, the Hocking Hills. The 9 State Parks and State Forests. How to get there, things to do, interesting local merchants, what to see, places to stay. Reserve your cabin or campsite online
Web Site: hockinghills.com
47.9 miles from park*
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Blue Rock State Forest
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