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Epworth Park Visitor Information

Welcome to the best kept secret in Southeastern Ohio.

How to I get there?

The GPS address (and a link to Google Maps) is: 215 N Main Street, Bethedsa Ohio 43719

From I-70

  • Exit 208 (Ohio Rt 149, Belmont/Morristown)
  • Travel 2 miles on south Ohio 149.
  • Turn right at the Rt 149/147 intersection stop sign.
  • Travel 1.5 miles on west Ohio 147.
  • Turn left at the 147/North Main Street stop sign.
  • Travel 0.1 miles. The entrance to the park in on the right.

From Barnesville

  • From the center of town (at OH 800/OH 147), travel east on 147, 5 miles to Bethesda.
  • Turn right at the 147/North Main Street stop sign.
  • Travel 0.1 miles. The entrance to the park in on the right.

Where to park

There is limited parking, even for cottage owners. If you are a guest, and if there's space available, you can park in any of the "Cottage Owners and Guests Only". Please be aware that you are parking and leaving your vehicle at your own risk. Please lock all doors and windows after removing any property or valuables from the vehicle. Epworth Park will not, in any event, be liable for loss or damage to your vehicle or property.

During Chautauqua Homecoming Days, guests and visitors may also park in the festival-only parking areas.

And you're always invited to park in the Bethesda Park lot and all legal street parking.


  • The speed limit in the park is 10 MPH.
  • Parking is only allowed in designated areas (see "Where to park" above). Parking on any walkways or the grass is not allowed.
  • No admittance of non-park residents after 10 pm, except for guests.
  • Guests are free to enjoy the ampitheater, gazebo, "Garden of the Oaks", and promenade. But remember that the cottages are private property.
  • Mini-bikes, motorcycles, dirt bikes, snow mobiles, and ski-doos are not allowed in the park.
  • Bicycles and skateboards are not allowed on the sidewalks.
  • Please do not litter.
  • Dogs must be on a leash, quiet, and clean up after them.
  • Please refrain from unnecessary noise.
  • Alcohol and smoking in public areas is not allowed.

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