February 10, 2006 A fire destroyed the 56-year-old Hope Dining Lodge at Lake Hope State Park in Vinton County early this morning.
Lake Hope State Park is located in Zaleski State Forest….A few of the vintage photos that adorn the walls of the lodge.
READ MORE about Zaleski State Forest and the haunted Moonville Tunnel
Watch video of Haunted Zaleski
Let’s take a walk down the hall to the dining area
This photo was taken at about 11:30 on a Thursday morning in January…. Hours of operation:
Mon-Sat: Lunch 11a-4p; Dinner 4p-8p
Sun: Brunch Buffet 10a-2p. Visit their website…
Rental cabins near by.
Wait till spring and I’ll have my meal on the patio.
In talking to Eric Lee,”the menu is interesting enough for someone to travel from Columbus or Cleveland to enjoy and accessible enough that local residents will come for a regular meal or that very special occasion.” I’m from Lancaster,Ohio and I didn’t think it was a bad drive at all. Eric makes the drive to work from Athens and he says he really enjoys the scenery along the way.
I had already eaten lunch so I didn’t get to try the hearty pulled pork sandwich or Zaleski Burger with hand cut fries. I’m thinking this may be the spot to take Linda for Valentines Day……………. Have a great day and Thanks For Stopping By.
Located in the beautiful hills of southeastern Ohio in Vinton County - Near Athens, Logan,Nelsonville,Lancaster and Hocking Hills State Park.