Things to Do in Ohio

Steam fog lifts up from grass-covered mounds surrounded by trees.
Steam fog lifts up from the Mound City Group on a cool summer morning at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park.

NPS / Tom Engberg

This page highlights things to do in Ohio national parks.

Explore the beautiful trails of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Explore the lives of US presidents and their spouses at several national parks. Learn about the history of aviation and poet Paul Laurence Dunbar at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. These are just a few of the many things to do at the national parks in Ohio. Below, you'll find links to things to do for each park followed by trip ideas.

Things to Do at Ohio parks

Ohio Trip Ideas

Looking for ideas to help you plan your next trip to a national park? These trip ideas provide recommended activities designed to help you figure out how to spend your time. For even more ideas, see search for things to do and trip ideas by park, activity, topic, duration, and more.
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    Part of a series of articles titled Things to Do in Midwest National Parks.

    Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, First Ladies National Historic Site, Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, James A Garfield National Historic Site, Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail, North Country National Scenic Trail, Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, William Howard Taft National Historic Site more »

    Last updated: May 4, 2022