History & Tourism

Malabar Hosts Heritage Days Festival

19 Sep , 2019  

Celebrate the harvest season at the 43rd annual Ohio Heritage Days Festival at Malabar Farm State Park. Hosted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), this popular festival is one of Ohio’s largest free outdoor craft and living-history festivals. This family event will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 28-29, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. More…

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Celebrating A Barn Raising

21 Aug , 2019  

It has been 25 years since that day back in 1994 when the Timber Framers Guild raused the reconstructed timber frame for the Big Barn at Malabar Farm State Park.

A lot has changed in those two and a half decades, including the addition of a new Visitors Center and other improvements, but the barn still stands tall and proud. More…

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Malabar Inn Restaurant To Reopen In 2020

23 May , 2019  

The restaurant near Malabar Farm State Park will remain closed in 2019 for renovations, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

“We recognize the Malabar Inn Restaurant is an important part of the community, and this closure is unfortunate,” said Glen Cobb, chief of the ODNR Division of Parks and Watercraft. “We plan to complete renovations on this historic building in 2019 and reopen sometime in 2020.” More…

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Ohio Trails Vision Released; Interactive Map Includes Malabar Farm Trails

21 May , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and TourismOhio have released the Ohio Trails Vision, a document that will serve as a valuable framework for state government to work with communities, land managers, trail advocates and users to advance the trails system in our state.

“Ohio is an amazing state, with thousands of miles of trails for walking, hiking, biking, paddling or horseback riding,” said Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. “These trails are part of what makes our state so special. The 2019 Ohio Trails Vision gives us a road map to manage and promote our trails. I appreciate the efforts of everyone involved in this project.” More…

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Malabar Farm Arrives Downtown

9 May , 2019  

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum and the Malabar Farm Foundation are proud to announce the grand-opening of a new Malabar Farm exhibit at Little Buckeye Children’s Museum. The exhibit will be open to the public starting on Wednesday, May 15. More…

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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.