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State Trail Ride – Gibby Ride at Barkcamp State Park


August 4, 2022 @ 8:00 am
August 6, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
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Charlene Santee


Barkcamp State Park has 27 electric sites in a large, shady campground for equestrians.  There is a horse wash area, potable water, high lines and large pavillion for gathering together for dinner.  Within walking distance is a large shower house and camp store for ice and snacks.  The trails are well marked and depending on the trail, they are easy to challenging with views of Belmont Lake.  There are 30 miles of trails are maintained by Belmont County OHC volunteers and is the site of the yearly “Gibby” ride in August.

Most of the trails are natural surface and meander through the forested hills and ravines overlooking Belmont Lake.  This event requires reservation via Charlene Santee at santeecharlene@gmail.com or 740-670-3470

Easy – level or gently sloping terrain, consistent groomed surface; wide trail surface; shallow or no water crossings.

Moderate – Rolling to hilly terrain; short steeper slopes; water crossings; irregular trail surface; narrower trail widths.

 Challenging – Steeper hills; unimproved trail surfaces, deeper or wider water crossings; boggy areas.

To download a pdf file of the Gibby flyer, click here:  Gibby 2022.




Barkcamp State Park
65330 Barkcamp Park Rd
Belmont, OH 43718 United States
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