Places To Go​

The following highlighted places to go are located in Monroe County or the surrounding region. 

Piatt Park

Piatt Park is 119 Acres with recreation includes hiking through a fantastic cave/gorge area, camping, picnic shelter/house, play ground.  The hiking trails that lead to the rock shelter reward travelers with a very special scenic view into a remarkable natural gorge.

Wayne      National Forest

The Wayne National Forest is a patchwork of public land that covers over a quarter million acres of Appalachian foothills of southeastern Ohio.  The Forest features over 300 miles of trails for hiking, all-terrain vehicle riding, mountain biking, or horseback riding.

Kiedaisch    Point

Kiedaisch Point offers a commanding view of the beautiful Ohio River. The Point also has towering cliffs on its riverfront crag for rock climbing.

Raven Rocks

For generations, Raven Rocks has been a favorite place for hikes and outings. “The Raven Rock,” as old-timers called the largest and most accessible of its dramatic ravines and rock formations, have been the chief attraction.  This cave/gorge area is a local gem that is on private land that has recently been placed under a conservation easement with Captina Conservancy

Lamping Homestead

In the olden days the Lamping family built a homestead in the idyllic Monroe County of Ohio. Now, you can camp here on their now-uninhabited property where you’ll find a small fishing pond, a few loop trails

Fly Gorge
WNF

This deep gorge located in Wayne National Forest with 40-foot cliffs and small waterfalls

Grand Vue
Park

Located across the Ohio river in WV.  Grand Vue Park offers a lot of family fun including zip lines and adventure courses

The WIlds

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Archer's
Fork Trail

This 9.5-mile loop trail may be the most scenic area on the entire Wayne National Forest. This rugged loop trail includes the Irish Run Natural Bridge, a rockshelter, and some outstanding scenery.

Monroe
Lake

Monroe Lake is located within the 1,333-acre Monroe Lake Wildlife Area. The lake has a boat ramp and is a fishing destination for the area.  The wildlife area provides great hunting opportunities.

Seneca
Lake

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