Admission to Mt. Gilead State Park is free.
- Open daily dawn to dusk
- Location: (Map It) On State Route 95, east of Mt. Gilead, Ohio
- Phone: 419-946-1961 or 740-369-2761
- Web: http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/mountgilead
Mt. Gilead State Park is a quiet, small park centrally located in the state of Ohio. Picnicking, fishing and hiking can be enjoyed year-round at this beautiful location. A family campground, offering 59 sites with electrical hookups, is set in a scenic pine forest and is open all year for camping enjoyment. Two deluxe Camper Cabins are available during the summer season on a reservation basis. Mt. Gilead allows boating with canoes, rowboats and boats with electric motors only. A launch ramp is provided. canoes and paddleboats are available for rent. Six and a half miles of trails, including a two-mile multipurpose trail for hikers and horseback riders, traverse Mt. Gilead State Park. Trails provides opportunities for exercise, nature study and wildlife observation. Boat rental is available and a double volleyball court, horseshoe pits and playground may be enjoyed by visitors in day-use areas of the park. The 200-seat amphitheater may be rented for a variety of outdoor functions. The picturesque gazebo may also be rented for special occasions.