Maple Syrup Festival Events Canceled at State Parks

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In response to the developing public health situation with COVID-19 and the Ohio Department of Health’s (ODH) guidance on avoiding large gatherings, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has canceled the following maple syrup festival events scheduled for this weekend at:

• Malabar Farm State Park, March 14-15,
• Hueston Woods State Park, March 14-15, and
• Indian Lake State Park, March 14-15.

For more information on COVID-19 and ODH’s recommendations on prevention and preparation, please visit

Statement on the Status of Ohio State Parks

This situation is evolving quickly, but as of right now ODNR properties are open to the public. We are closely monitoring the situation and will make any changes that the conditions warrant. We will update the media and the public should any of our properties close unexpectedly.

ODNR ensures a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all. Visit the ODNR website at

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