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Why a drive through this nearby state park NEEDS to be on your fall bucket list

Thinking about doing some DIY this fall? Well, DIY takes on a whole new meaning in Mohican. 

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It is all about Drive-It-Yourself during Mohican’s Fall Foliage Tour. You can enjoy all the beauty of Mohican State Park and Mohican-Memorial State Forest without having to walk around and brave brisk fall temperatures. 

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Fall Foliage at Mohican State Park (CONTRIBUTED)

Mohican in the fall is FULL of color and fun. Make sure you check out the views from the Memorial Shrine, overlooking Clear Fork Gorge, up high in the fire tower. If you decide to take to your feet, a stroll through Wolf Creek Grist Mill will leave you breathless.

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One of the most popular views is the Clearfork Gorge Overlook. The leaves are changing constantly so it looks like a sea of color each day -- truly a sight to behold.

Local farmers markets will have pumpkins, mums and more out and ready to sell nearby.

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Fall is full with activities that will keep everyone having fun while enjoying all there is to offer. While you’re there, it is very likely that you may fall in love and want to stay a while and see all that the park has to offer! 

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Fall Foliage at Mohican State Park (CONTRIBUTED)

You can stay in a castle (yes, A REAL CASTLE 😱), a resort, the Inn, or a choice of one of many private cabins. Several of the private cabins or cottages have hot tubs, spectacular views, all the amenities of home and some are even pet friendly.

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Want to go?

WHAT: Mohican Fall Foliage Tour

WHEN: October 9th through the 22nd

WHERE: 544 North Union Street, Loudonville, OH 44842

INFO: Website | FacebookInstagram

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