Ohio's National Parks

Explore the Park Sites of the Buckeye State


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Home to eight national park sites, the Buckeye State is a historic and beautiful state hosting over 2.4 million park visitors each year. Join Ohio travelers at one or more of these Ohio National Parks.

Ohio’s only “national park” is Cuyahoga Valley National Park – set in the northeast part of the state and home to the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, Blue Hen Falls, and the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. Here you can bike, hike, bird, and boat the days away.

Also known as the Mother of Presidents, Ohio features the James A. Garfield National Historic Site and William Howard Taft National Historic Site. Ohio is also dubbed the Birthplace of Aviation, and yields the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park and National Aviation Heritage Area.

Other unique historic sites in Ohio include the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument, Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, and the First Ladies National Historic Site.