Lake Snowden is a 675-acre park with a 136-acre lake owned by Hocking College. There are 13 miles of bridle trails which pass through forested rolling hills surrounding Lake Snowden on a wide natural-surface treadway. Portions of the trail also pass through developed sections of the park including campgrounds and a fishery. The trails can be muddy during wet seasons of the year.
The Locust Grove campground with 25 sites is ideal for those wishing to use the horse trails. The campground has potable water, some electric sites, restrooms, picnic tables, fire rings, highlines and a mounting block. Day-use parking is adjacent to the campground. Passes are required for day-use riding: $25 seasonal and $3 daily. Daily camping rates: $33 electric, $25 non-electric. Reservations are available on a prepaid basis. First come, first serve. 740-698-6373
Trail rating: Moderate to Challenging
Moderate – Rolling to hilly terrain; short steeper slopes; water crossings; irregular trail surface; narrower trail surface