Ohio Bucket List ~ Southeast Region

We’ve got a super long list of options to explore in the southeast region of Ohio!


  • Johnny Appleseed Memorial: Remembers the life of the legendary Johnny Appleseed.


  • Salt Fork State Park: Ohio’s largest state park and a great place to do some hiking.


  • Great Seal State Park: Challenging hikes will lead to stunning vistas in this park.
  • Hopewell Culture National Historical Park: Explore the earthworks and burial mounds of the Hopewell people.
  • Paint Creek State Park: Features a large lake with good fishing.
  • Tar Hollow State Park: Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachians.


  • Lake Alma State Park: Hike around this serene lake.


  • Hocking Hills State Park: The #1 park I want to visit in Ohio is known for it’s stunning beauty and many hiking trails.


  • Ohio River Museum: Explore the history of the Ohio River.


  • Lake Hope State Park: Beautiful wooded area along the lake.


  • Burr Oak State Park: The more modern park is filled with miles of forested hollows to hike.


  • Shawnee State Park: This park is located in the Appalachian foothills along the banks of the Ohio River.

St. Clairsville

  • 1828 Blaine “S” Bridge: This historic bridge is known as Ohio’s Bicentennial bridge.
  • Bellaire Toy and Plastic Brick Museum: An “unofficial Lego” museum, this houses a private collection of those famous little plastic bricks!

West Union

  • Adams Lake State Park: Hike along Ohio’s Bluegrass region.
  • Edge of Appalachia Nature Preserve: Beautiful place to hike at the edge of the Appalachian Mountains.


  • Blue Rock State Park: Explore the rugged hills of this area.
  • John and Annie Glenn Museum: Museum dedicated to the life of the famous astronaut and his wife.
  • Stone Academy Historic Site and Museum: Famous house along the Underground Railroad.

All attractions found in the Ohio State Travel Guide.


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