The U.S. National Park Service preserves 58 national parks, 390 parks, historic sites, memorials, and recreation areas that attract nearly 300 million visitors every year. Our U.S. national parks are repositories of the nation’s biological diversity and contain some of the last ecosystem remnants that are found nowhere else in the world. Explore US Parks Online

Shenandoah National Park is a beautiful, historic national treasure which includes the 105-mile long Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. The Park covers the crest of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains for over seventy-five miles. The Appalachian Trail roughly parallels the Skyline Drive and 101 miles of this trail run through the Park. (more…)

Ohio State Parks and Recreation

Ohio has no national parks, but it has 83 State Parks, 20 State Forests, 22 State Memorials, 2 State Scenic Rivers, 2 State Fish Hatcheries, 4 State Nature Preserves, 9 State Reserves, 1 State Natural Area, 1 State Nursery, 28 State Wildlife Areas, 1 National Forest, 1 National Historic Landmark, 2 National Historic Parks, 3 National Wildlife Refuges, and 1 wilderness area.


State Parks

State Forests

State Memorials

State Scenic Rivers

State Fish Hatcheries

State Nature Preserves

State Reserves

State Natural Area

State Nursery

State Wildlife Areas

National Forest

National Historic Landmark

National Historic Parks

National Wildlife Refuges

Ohio Wilderness Area

There is one wilderness area in the state of Ohio.

  • West Sister Island Wilderness