Noble County Parks & Nature Preserves

The following list of parks and preserves includes those managed by federal, state, county, and non-governmental agencies (such as the National Audubon Society, the Nature Conservancy, various historical societies, etc.).

We have tried to collect information on the activities and facilities available at various parks, but things may change without us knowing about it. So please double-check the information at the official site (click on the park’s name to go there).

Ales Run Wildlife Area (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 2,905 acres
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
B&N Coal Inc. Lands (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 3,002 acres
  • Permit required
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
ReCreation Land (AEP Public Recreation Area (NGO))
  • Location: Near intersection of I-70 & I-77 near Zanesville & Cambridge. See site for maps
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 60,000 acres
  • Total trail length: ~ 14 miles Buckeye Trail + mountain bike & equine trails
  • Permit required
  • Dog friendly
  • Bridle trails
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Camp sites
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Restrooms
  • Buckeye trail, dog training area, picnic area, multiple camp sites, lakes, mountain bike & horse trails, stocked fishing lakes
  • Free permit required – download, print, and sign
  • Camp site maps and addresses
  • TrekOhio posts about ReCreation Land
The Wilds (Wild Animal Park)
  • 14000 International Road, Cumberland, OH 43732
  • Park size: 9,154 acres
  • Bridle trails
  • At least some parts are handicap accessible
  • Camp sites
  • Restrooms
  • Wild animal park w bus tours, yurt camping, restaurant / gift shop. Affiliated with Columbus Zoo.
  • TrekOhio posts about The Wilds
Wayne NF – Marietta Unit (National Forest)

Last Update: 04/17/2014 00:00

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