Lake Hope State Park
27331 State Route 278
McArthur, OH 45651
Lake Hope State Park is only thirty minutes from Hocking Hills State Park. It offers a a swimming beach, boat rentals, mountain bike trails and plenty of deep woods hiking. There are both cottages and camping at Lake Hope.
Take State Route 56 near Ash Cave to State Route 278. The scenic drive along State Route 278 will take you on roadways once traveled by teams of mules and their drivers hauling iron ore to the historic Hope Furnace around the time of the Civil War.