Nestled in the Southeastern Ohio foothills of the Appalachians, Vinton County can offer visitors a kind of experience of abundant forests, peaceful waterways, and old country roads give the impression that you are the first person ever to roam that ground. Our natural beauty, pleasant climate, and hometown charm have delighted visitors for generations.
Our county is more than 70 percent wooded. Within Vinton County borders are several State Parks, a State Forest, and part of a National Forest. We are home to more than 70 miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and backpacking. Nearby, there are over 300 miles of trails for off-road vehicles, hikers, and horseback riders. We also have historic covered bridges, quilt barns, and a haunted railroad tunnel.
Exceptional lodging, unique shopping opportunities, wonderful celebrations, and amazing outdoor experiences await you during all four seasons of the year. Here in Vinton County, outdoor adventure and natural beauty can offer either the most exciting vacation you’ve ever had or the most relaxing one. Whether you pursue adventure or prefer to just let the world pass by as you absorb the natural beauty of your surroundings, Vinton County is the destination for you.