Trails at Lake Hope State Park

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Zaleski Backpacking Trail

The Zaleski Backpacking Trail is located wholly within Zaleski State Forest, and is mostly in Vinton County with a small part in Athens County, Ohio. The trail connects with the trail system at Lake Hope. See Zaleski Trails for more information.

Bicycle-Accessible Trails

Little Sandy Trail
Length: 2 miles
Sidewinder Trail
Length: 3.2 miles
Cabin Ridge Connector
Copperhead Trail
Length: 7.2 miles
Wildcat Trail
Length: 1 mile
Bobcat Trail
Length: 2 miles
The Bobcat Trail starts at Lake Ridge Road, near its intersection with the Copperhead Trail and the Wildcat Trail, and ends at the Habron Trail near its intersection with the Red Oak Trail. The trail goes
Habron Trail
Length: 1.1 mile
This older trail connects the Hope Furnace Trail with the end of the campground, with a junction with the Copperhead Trail near the campground end. The Bobcat Trail and the Red Oak Trail also intersect with it. This trail goes up a stream valley.
Red Oak Trail
Length: 0.5 mile; 0.8 kilometer
Red Oak Trail is a short connector trail that connects the Habron Trail to the middle of the campground. This trail is partially on an old road grade.
Hope Furnace Trail
Length: 3.2 miles; 5.1 kilometers
This is an older trail that loops around the north side of Lake Hope, from Hope Furnace to the swimming beach, with uphill connectors to Oak Point and Grouse Point. Habron Trail also connects with it.