Natural Features & Ecosystems
Each park unit is located in proximity to the Scioto River, Paint Creek, or the North Fork Paint Creek. Two ecoregions make up the general ecosystem for this area:
For more information and a map of the ecoregions of Indiana and Ohio (USEPA), click here.
Did You Know?
The term "Hopewell" derives from the farm where excavations of an earthwork site (Hopewell Mound Group) occurred in 1891-1892 under the direction of Warren K. Moorehead. The property was owned by a local dry goods merchant and former Confederate Army soldier, Mordecai Cloud Hopewell.