NEARBY GREAT SEAL STATE PARK
Nearby are Scioto Trail State Park which is located south of Chillicothe off State Route 23, Lake White State Park which is located near Waverly on State Route 220, and Tar Hollow State Park and State Forest which are located off State Route 327 near the Ross-Hocking-Vinton county lines. ODNR Division of Wildlife manages Ross Lake Wildlife Area off Lick Run Road. The area provides many recreational opportunities including hunting, fishing, boating, hiking, nature study and bird watching.
The famous outdoor historical drama, Tecumseh, is presented late June through early September at Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheater bordering the park.
The Ross County Historical Society at 45 W. Fifth Street in Chillicothe features exhibits of pioneer crafts, firearms, furniture, toys and clothing. An admission fee is charged. The museum is open March through November.
One mile north of Chillicothe on State Route 104 is the Hopewell Culture National Historical Park. The area is a prehistoric Indian complex of 23 burial mounds. A museum, visitor's center and exposed burial mound are open daily.