Zoar was founded in 1817 by a group of over 200 German Separatists seeking escape from religious persecution in their homeland. By building a “community of goods,” these Separatists thrived as a unique society for more than 80 years – becoming one of America’s most successful communal settlements.
Natural wetland ecosystem with a 30-acre marsh and 50 acres of woodland. Includes walking trails, a picnic pavilion, and occasional educational programs.
The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail or simply the "towpath," as it is more commonly known, is one of Ohio's longest and most scenic bikeways. When finished, it will extend about 110-miles from Lake Erie at Cleveland, to New Philadelphia.
Canoeing, Kayaking, Tubing, Camping, Fishing and more! Explore the Tuscarawas River! Open 7 Days, May 1st thru Labor Day, 10am-6pm.
Ohio’s only Revolutionary War Fort. Site features a museum, special events, a towpath trailhead, and picnic pavilions. Museum is open May 1 – Oct. 31, Wednesday through Sunday, 10-5.
An article I wrote about fishing the Tuscarawas river specifically around the Bolivar aqueduct at the McDonnell trail-head!
The Zoar Valley Trail is a great trail to hike, bike, horseback ride or simply walk you dog.