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Hueston Woods State Park
"Halloweekends"
September 26-27, October 3-4, October 10-11
(Schedule same for all 3 weekends)

Friday:
8pm................Movie (At Center Circle Shelter; Concessions for purchase, movie is free admission)
8pm-11pm......Hueston Woods Haunted Trail (End of "B" Row in Electric Campground)($5 per person)

Saturday:
9am-11am.......Begin Making Camper Stew (Bring a fresh canned vegetable to the center circle; Make sure food is not out dated)
11am-1pm.......Jail N Bail (Put your friend or family member in jail; $1 for 10 min)
11am-1pm.......Games (At center circle shelter; sucker toss, scavenger hunt, coloring contest, and more! Games are free)
2:30pm............Costume Contest (Center circle shelter; age, group, and pet categories)
4pm.................Camper Stew Served (Center Circle, free!)
ALL TRAFFIC HALTED IN THE CAMPGROUND FROM 4:30PM-6:15PM; PLAN ACCORDINGLY
5pm-6pm.........Trick or Treat (Trick or treat at all the campsites in electric campground)
6:15..................Traffic in campground resumes
7pm-10pm.......Hayrides through campground (Load up at Center Circle)
7pm-10:30pm..Monster Mash Dance with DJ (Center Circle Shelter; Concessions for purchase, dance free admission)
8pm-11pm....... Hueston Woods Haunted Trail (End of "B" Row in Electric Campground)($5 per person)

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2013 Veterans Day Event 
 
     We would like to invite everyone out to the campground this Saturday, November 2, starting at 11:00am to help us honor our veterans and active service men and women. Without them we would not be able to have the freedom we have. Events will take place at the shelter at Center Circle. For nearly 13 years, this Veterans Day Event has been a staple at Hueston Woods State Park. People from every corner of the state and beyond come to the campground on the first Saturday of November to honor our soldiers from Ohio and their family members. This year we will be honoring several soldiers including the late Lt. Cristina Maddock who gave her life earlier this year in Afghanistan. Hope to see you all there!!

 
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2013 Halloween Festival
 

 It's officially that time of the year!!! Finally!!! Halloween Weekends at Hueston Woods State Park starts this weekend. The event schedule is the same for September 27 & 28, October 4 & 5, and October 11 & 12. All activities will take place in the campground. The weekend schedule is as follows:

 

 

Friday:

8:00pm Movie- Center Circle Shelter, with all our movie snacks for sale (Movie will be announced the Friday of the weekend).

8:00pm-11:00pm              Haunted Trail- Located at the end of "B" Row ($5 per person), with concessions near the trail exit! Good fall eats like caramel apples, walking tacos, and many more!

 

Saturday:

9:00am-11:00am               Begin Making Camper Stew- Bring a fresh canned vegetable to the Center A Perfect Circle kettle.

11:00am-1:00pm              Jail N Bail- Put your friend or family member in jail for 10 minutes! Jail is located at Center Circle. $1 per person.

11:00am-12:00pm            Games- Sucker Toss, Scavenger Hunt, Coloring Contest, Bounce House (weather permitted), and many more activities up at Center Circle.

2:30pm                 Costume Contest- Children can wear their favorite Halloween Costume, up at Center Circle.

4:00pm                 Camper Stew Served- Come up and grab a free bowl of delicious camper stew, that has cooked slow all day, up at Center Circle.

5:00pm-6:00pm                Trick or Treat- Go from campsite to campsite to collect candy!

(Notice: All traffic will be halted from 4:30-6:15 for Trick or Treat)

7:00pm-10:00pm              Hayrides- Ride in tractor trailers through all the Hueston Woods Campground.

7:00pm-10:30pm              Monster Mash Dance with DJ- Enjoy music and fun up at Center Circle.

8:00pm-11:00pm              Haunted Trail- Located at the end of "B" Row ($5 per person),    with concessions near the trail exit! Good fall eats like caramel apples, walking tacos, and many more!

 

 

 

                Remember, campsite decorations are highly recommended!! Prizes will be given to the top sites. Please keep in mind the trail at the end of "B" row is closed due to the Haunted Trail being built, and we apologize for any inconvenience. Also, you don't have to camp to participate in any of the events! Like our page on Facebook to get all the up to date information at https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofHuestonWoods. Hope to see you all out there, and enjoy the next 3 weekends of Fall Festivities!!!

 

 

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2013 Hueston Woods State Park Schedule
March 30th: Easter Egg Hunt, Hueston Woods Lodge, 10:00 am
April 20th:   Wildflower Hike, meet at the Nature Center. (513)523-6347
Bring your vehicle we will drive to the trailhead.
May 4th 8am-2pm. Fishing tournament, at the Marina launch ramp.  Try for bass and saugeye. (513) 524-4250.
May 4th 10:00am-1:00pm: Fish Ohio free clinic.  Tips for beginners, bait is provided. (513) 523-6347.
May 18th Miami Valley Audubon Bird Festival, Bird Walks, banding and mist netting.  (513) 524-4250.
June 8th- June 9th Arts and Crafts fair, 10:00 am-5:00 pm at the Pioneer Farm. Browse 75 booths. 2.00 for adults, kids are free. 49th annual event. (513) 523-6347
July 5th: Fireworks Extravaganza: Entertainment, fireworks and fun. (513) 523-6347.
July 13th: Sock Hop 50’s, 60’s and 70’s: At the center circle in the campground.  Sock Hop, dance, prizes for best dressed and an ice cream social. (513) 523-1060
Aug 3rd: Customer Appreciation Weekend: Luau in the campground, special rates at the golf course and the marina. (513) 523-6347.
Sept 27th & 28th: Haunted Festival #1: Campsite decorating, games, haunted trail and Halloween treats. (513) 523-6347.
Oct 4th & 5th: Haunted Festival #2: Campsite decorating, games, haunted trail and Halloween treats. (513) 523-6347.
Oct 5th & 6th: Apple Butter Festival: At the pioneer farm.  Arts, Crafts and traditional apple butter making. (513) 524-4250.
Oct 11th & 12th: Haunted Festival #3: Campsite decorating, games, haunted trail and Halloween treats. (513) 523-6347.
To be Announced” Veteran’s Day Celebrations
 
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IMPORTANT FIREWOOD ALERT!   Ohio's Department of Natural Resources and Department of Agriculture are trying to stop the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer which is an insect that kills ash trees.  Because this pest is extensively found in Michigan and in parts of Indiana, Illinois and Ohio, the movement of firewood from Michigan,Indiana and Illinois into Ohio and out of Ohio has been banned.You may access a map of quarantine zones in Ohio
 
Please be very aware of this notice since a large percentage--estimated 70% or more--of the trees at Hueston Woods State Park are Ash Trees.  Campfire wood is available at the Camp Store and other private suppliers within a couple miles of the park for a comparable price. 
 
You can also check out additional information on the Emerald Ash Borer on the OSU Ash Alert site and according to ohioagriculture.gov/eab Firewood Alert violators face a fine of up to $4000 for moving firewood out of Ohio's quarantined areas which include in the Butler/Preble county surrounding area, Hamilton (5/23/07), Warren (2/9/07), Mercer (11/8/06), Logan (11/8/06), Auglaize (12/13/06), Miami (8/10/06), Butler and Montgomery (both 9/3/07) counties.
 
We want to keep Hueston Woods State Park looking beautiful and our trees where they are!!! 
 

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Hueston Woods is part of the award winning Ohio State Park system. Cabins and resort Lodge offer accommodations for those who do not wish to camp while over 450 campsite are available for family outings. Group camps are available for large or small groups.

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Friends of Hueston Woods State Park
C/O Hueston Woods State Park
6301 Park Office Rd.
College Corner, Ohio 45003

 
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