Parks, Trails, and Environmental Organizations
- Buckeye Trail Association
- Camp Tuscazoar
- Friends of Tuscarawas County Parks
- Industrial Heartland & Trails Coalition
- Mud Run Stream Keepers
- Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District
- Norma Johnson Center
- Ohio & Erie Canalway
- Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition
- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
- Rural Action
- Stark Parks
- Sustainable Wildlife Area Restoration Movement – SWARM
- The Wilderness Center
- Zeisberger Trail & Parks
- Zoar Wetland Arboretum
Other Hiking Trails
The following hiking trails are NOT managed by the Tuscarawas County Park Department:
Atwood Lake Park
Atwood Lake Park has over four miles of trails, a dog park, an observation tower, and geocaching opportunities for visitors.
For nearly 1,444 miles, the Buckeye Trail winds around Ohio, reaching into every corner of the state. From a beachhead on Lake Erie near Cleveland, to a hilltop overlooking the Ohio River in Cincinnati, a hiker can experience a little of all that Ohio has to offer.
Buckhorn Creek Trail
The Buckhorn Creek Trail is an eight mile, limestone surfaced trail. It runs from Newcomerstown to Stone Creek, parallel to Stonecreek Rd. Trail access can be found at where College St. becomes Stonecreek Rd. (40.286417, -81.600057), and at the Wolf Rd. SW (40.321966, -81.571641) and Bethel Rd. (40.345790, -81.570241) intersections.
Camp Tuscazoar is a former Boy Scout Camp, with over 600 acres of forested hills and valleys. It features miles of hiking, equestrian, and mountain bike trails for all skill levels.
Dundee Falls is a part of the Beach City Wildlife Area, and is managed by the ODNR Division of Wildlife.
Panhandle Passage Trail
The Panhandle Passage trail is a four-mile multi-use trail and on-street loop through the City of Uhrichsville and the Village of Dennison. Parking can be found at McCluskey Park.
Tuscora Park offers vintage amusement rides, three pools, basketball and tennis courts, a large outdoor playground and more! Though the park is open year-round, the rides operate May through September.
Tuscora Park is operated by RTY, Inc. and the New Phhttp://www.newphilaoh.com/tuscora_park/index.htmliladelphia Rotary Club in contract with the City of New Philadelphia. Contact their office at 330-343-4644 for more information about Tuscora Park (fireworks, operating hours, events, swimming).
Zeisberger Trail offers a 0.66-mile hiking trail along the former Ohio & Erie Canal Feeder Canal Towpath. The current surface of woodchips is appropriate for hiking, walking, and mountain biking. This trail runs from Tuscarawas Rd. (along the former Feeder Canal right-of-way) to Sharon Dr. (on the edge of the Village of Tuscarawas).
Zoar Wetland Arboretum
Zoar Wetland Aboretum is a natural wetland, featuring 30 acres of shallow marsh and 50 acres of woodland. Canoeing and kayaking is permitted along Zoar Lake, as well as hiking and bird watching.
Zoar Woods (Wilderness Center)
Zoar Woods is one of the few satellite properties of the Wilderness Center open to the public. This fascinating tract of land offers a 1.5-mile trail that winds across a stream, through deciduous and coniferous forest, and past a bluff with a beautiful vista. This land was strip mined in the past, and parts are completely unreclaimed.