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Malabar Farm State Park

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4050 Bromfield Rd, Lucas, OH 44843-9745
+1 419-892-2784
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Maple Syrup Tour

We attended the Maple Syrup Tour March 3rd 2018 at Malabar Farms.What a Great time we had.You are... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
marcinda f
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Hartville, Ohio
Something for Everyone

Enjoyed everything from the Welcome Center to the Malabar Restaurant. The tour of the Big House was... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
GypsyBev
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Ohio
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Park that features a working farm and the 32-room country home built by Pulitzer prize-winning author, Louis Bromfield.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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4050 Bromfield Rd, Lucas, OH 44843-9745
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"shawshank redemption"
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"wagon ride"
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"beautiful place to visit"
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

We attended the Maple Syrup Tour March 3rd 2018 at Malabar Farms.What a Great time we had.You are taken to the Sugar Shack by a wagon being pulled by 2 Draft Horses to see and hear how they produce maple syrup.It is quite a process...More

Thank marcinda f
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

Enjoyed everything from the Welcome Center to the Malabar Restaurant. The tour of the Big House was excellent with Alana being an outstanding guide. There's old and new history there. The Shawshank Trail showing fifteen movie sites is a self-driving tour. The farm is only...More

Thank GypsyBev
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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Nice little park. Although i was not too thrilled with the trails. Easy and short. Some ups and downs but not too bad. In addition, the trail map was not well organized. Some trails that were listed on the trail map were not shown on...More

Thank Svetlana G
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We’ve been to Malabar Farm a couple of times. The tour of the Big House is well worth the $5, but the entire property has much to offer, a farm, hiking trails, nice gift shop and welcome center, and several other buildings. The main reason...More

Thank StigJim
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

This is a great State Park with so many things to do. No charge to explore grounds and hike. There are tons of shorter hikes, some caves and ledges, and some Shawshank filming sites. The big house was beautiful- we missed the last tour, but...More

1  Thank Sheryl B
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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful home and farm land So peaceful and quiet and a gorgeous property very close to Mansfield. Great day trip adventure!

Thank Lynn C
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

We came up to the farm to just wander around and there wasnt much to see. Come at the tour times this summer, 1 and 3 pm. $3, by an Ohio State Parks naturalist. We did drive back to the parking lot by the Pugh...More

1  Thank Sightsee_Eat
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

Feel bad right now for writing this but we have been here many times over the years & enjoyed every minute of it. After reading the reviews before leaving the house, I was pumped. We arrived at 1:30 for the 2:00 tour. One lady in...More

Thank Marilyn V
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Louis Bromfield's home and farm. Nature trails, equestrian trails. Working farm, petting zoo. . They have lots of seasonal events. Great place to take kids to "look into the past". The "great house" is terrific to wander thru. Overall a great place to spend part...More

Thank 757deb
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Reviewed May 30, 2017

I spent 4 days at the "Farm" and could have relaxed a bit longer. The hostel is a comfy home on the property with a very interesting, knowledgeable staff person. Touring the "Big House" is a must and seeing everything in place as it was...More

Thank JudyG09
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