Download the Gallia County Trails, Parks, & Wildlife Areas Brochure!

Discover the outdoors with the Gallia County Trails, Parks, and Wildlife Areas brochure. Explore 16 of our favorite recreation spots. Whether you are looking for somewhere to relax, hike, bike, fish, hunt, boat, or kayak, Gallia County has a place for you to enjoy the great outdoors. For more information, contact our office at 1-800-765-6482 or

Canaday Park

Shelter house with 4 long picnic style tables and 2 square picnic style tables Shelter has electric hook up, water by spigot Grill Provided, Parking on pavement – 2 handicapped and 3 regular spaces Grass area has 4 Benches, 1 swing for adults, 3 square picnic style tables Playground equipment – children swings, slides etc., Port-a-John

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Gallia County Hike and Bike Trail

The Gallia County Hike & Bike Trail is 8.5 miles and follows an old railroad right-of-way between Bidwell and Gallipolis, at the Ohio River. The trail passes mostly through farmland with a few easy ups and downs. In Gallipolis, the trail ends at Haskins Memorial Park near the river. Another short branch ends at the

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Gallipolis City Park

300 Block, Second Avenue, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631 The Gallipolis City Park is the site of the first settlement in Gallia County. Today it is host to many community events including the River Recreation Festival, Gallia County BBQ Festival and the Christmas Lights Display, Gallipolis in Lights. There are three Ohio Historical Site Markers placed around the

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Gatewood Trail System

15 miles of single track nestled in the shadow of Bob Evans Farm and the University of Rio Grande. Completely volunteer maintained this noodle bowl of trails offers premier hiking and mountain biking. This is a no horse or motorized vehicle area.    Previous Next

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Haskins Park

Mill Creek Road behind City Pool Shelter House with 6 long picnic type tables  Grill provided,Shelter has electric hook up, water fountain Playground – Children swings, slides, etc.,Grass area – 3 square tables (4-adults), 2 adult swings and 4 benches, Basketball Court,Baseball/Softball Field Tennis Courts, Skate Board Park, Port-a-John

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Mound Hill Shelter

Under Shelter – 6 long picnic style tables (6-8 adults), Separate shelter next to larger shelter has one long table, electric, water spigot, Grill provided, Trash cans, Port-a-John

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Raccoon Creek County Park

Directions:  From US Route 35: US Route 35 to State Route 325 South, left on state Route 141, Right on Dan Jones Road (County Road 28).  From State Route 7: From Gallipolis, State Route 141 West, left on State Route 775, Right after bridge over Raccoon Creek on Dan Jones Road (County Road 28). Situated

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Rio Grande Reservoir

The Rio Grande Reservoir is on a tributary to Indian Creek in Gallia County. One shelter house with picnic tables, grills, and playground. There is a short trail around the reservoir

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The Serpent’s Bones

The Serpent’s Bones is a collection of touring routes that can be followed as made, combined, or even bisected, for hours and days of riding, driving, or bicycling on paved routes not limited to state routes. These routes have been lovingly crafted by a local writer, storyteller, and teacher with a passion for the area and

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Tycoon Lake State Wildlife Area

Tycoon Lake lies between State Route 325 and State Route 554, approximately five miles northeast of Rio Grande. From State Route 325, access to the area is gained by Township Road 21 (Eagle Road). From State Route 554, access is provided off Township Road 20 (Vaughn Road) and County Road 17 (Tycoon Road). The lake

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