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Take A Hike!

15 Apr , 2019  

Mohican Wildlife Weekend begins a week from Friday, and over the coming days we will be highlighting a handful of the many activities taking place during from April 26-28 across Richland County.

One traditional busy place during the Weekend is Malabar Farm State Park, and this year is no exception. Several family-oriented programs will provide educational and fun experiences for many ages. More…

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Maple Syrup-ing At Malabar Continues This Weekend

7 Mar , 2019  

Is there anything better than a breakfast of pancakes or waffles smothered with delicious maple syrup? Eager to try homemade maple syrup this year? Warmer days and chilly nights are the ideal conditions to get sap flowing from Ohio’s maple trees, and Malabar Farm State Park provides an excellent place to experience how maple syrup is made (and to sample some as well, of course). More…


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Take A Real And Virtual Turn On The Clear Fork Scenic Trail

18 Feb , 2019  

As the weather turns warmer in the coming weeks, why not head to a beautiful corner of Richland County for some exercise and quality “outdoor time.”

The Clear Fork Scenic Trail was born out of a visit to connect the Butler and the B&O Bike Trail with Mohican State Park and Malabar Farm State Park. More…

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Aerial Videos Capture Winter Storm Harper

10 Feb , 2019  

Remember Winter Storm Harper?

We do. The biggest snowfall in years, followed by record cold, got north central Ohioans heading for the warmest place they could find.

Here’s a chance to relive that experience a bit and in a unique way. More…

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Malabar Farm Area, Mohican Soon To Have More Fishing Opportunities

4 Nov , 2018  

North central Ohio fishermen and fisherwomen take note: Catchable rainbow and yearling brown trout will be released again this year in the Malabar Farm region as part of a pilot project to evaluate the suitability of both species for future stockings in the area. More…

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First Real Week Of Fall Brings Fun Fare To Malabar

13 Oct , 2018  

You may well have noticed that the 80 degree weather of recent days has ended, with at least a short term dose of fall taking its place. What better time to head to southern Richland County and to view Malabar Farm State Park in one of its most beautiful seasons.

Over the next several days, there are two extra-good reasons to do so. More…

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History & Tourism

Ohio Heritage Days Festival This Weekend At Malabar Farm

24 Sep , 2018  

Take a trip to the past this weekend as Malabar Farm State Park hosts the Forty-Second Annual Ohio Heritage Days Festival and In the Spirit of Friends Antiques & Primitives Show.

From 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM both Saturday and Sunday, the Festival will include crafts, antiques, primitives, antiques tractors, horses, food, live music, a Civil War & Buck Skinners Camp, and archaeological displays (Sunday only). More…


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Malabar Farm State Park Offering Archery Hunting; Lottery Set

19 Sep , 2018  

Approximately 1,600 acres of quality deer hunting land will be available to archers as part of controlled hunts at Buck Creek, Caesar Creek, Deer Creek, Findley, Malabar Farm and Maumee Bay state parks, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Hunters must be present at the drawing location they are interested in hunting. Deer harvested in these controlled hunts will not count against a hunter’s statewide, county or public land bag limit. More…


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Fly Over Malabar

27 May , 2018  

Take a few minutes, sit back, relax, and enjoy this video flyover and “up close and personal” look at the spring beauty of Malabar Farm State Park. This was posted to YouTube by Timeless Aerial Photography.

History & Tourism

Malabar Debuts Maple Syrup Cabin

24 Mar , 2018  

There’s a new getaway opportunity close to home.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has announced the availability for rental of the new Maple Syrup Cabin at Malabar Farm State Park. This newly renovated cabin overlooks a pond and is next to the maple sugar shack. More…

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All About Richland, Schools

New Malabar Scholarship Program For Area Seventh Graders

12 Feb , 2018  

All Richland County seventh graders are invited to participate in the new Ellen Bromfield Geld Scholarship Program and essay contest in conjunction with Malabar Farm State Park.

Students who apply will experience “A Day at Malabar” on April 14 with an exclusive presentation in the main barn after a guided house tour and wagon tour. There, Students will learn of the heritage of Louis Bromfield and his passion for soil conservation. More…

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Big House At Malabar To Host Valentine’s Bash

30 Jan , 2018  

Well known as the location for the wedding of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, the “Big House” at Malabar Farm State Park neat Lucas will be hosting 21st century couples in February.

On February 9 and February 16, there will be one seating each day at 6:00  PM. On February 10 and February 17, there will be two seatings each day at 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM.  More…

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Candlelight With Bogey And Bacall

26 Nov , 2017  

Spend an evening with Bogey and Bacall this season as Malabar Farm celebrates the Christmas season. (For millennials and younger, that refers to actors Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall).

Tour Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist and conservationist Louis Bromfield’s Big House all decorated for the holidays. Visitors will also enjoy freshly baked cookies and hot cider. More…

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Two Weeks Of Art At Malabar Farm

13 Oct , 2017  

Where better to indulge your creative bent than a place which has inspired artists and writers for several decades?

For two weeks beginning on Saturday, Malabar Farm State Park is hosting “Arts in the Park,” a series of 11 separate opportunities to participate in the arts. Activities range from wine & art, poetry readings, a fiber art demonstration, storytelling, landscape art and much more. More…

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