Ohio Tick off your vacation list with gifts from the great outdoors

Columbus, Ohio – For the outdoor enthusiast in your life, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is expanding its gift selection just in time for the holiday season. ODNR’s new online store makes it even easier to find the perfect piece for your favorite hiker, angler, camper or bird watcher.

Memorable gifts from Ohio State Parks

ODNR’s Parks and Watercraft Division has a variety of gift ideas this holiday season. These items are only available through our webshop.

2022 Christmas Ornament: This limited edition three-dimensional Christmas ornament makes the perfect gift for anyone who loves Ohio State Parks. The ornament is made from multi-layer laser-cut acrylic and depicts a winter camping scene. Each ornament costs $12.

Ohio State Park Vintage Posters: The Ohio State Parks Vintage Poster Series features iconic attractions and images from Cowan Lake, Hocking Hills, Lake Hope, Malabar Farm, Marblehead Lighthouse, Mohican, and Salt Fork State Parks. Each poster measures 16 x 24 inches and can be ordered online for $9.

Ohio State Parks Passport: The Ohio State Parks Passport is a great way to commemorate your visit to all of Ohio’s 75 scenic state parks. The full-color booklet includes regional maps, photos and individual pages for each Ohio State Park. Learn what each park has to offer, plus fun facts and local information. Users can “stamp” their passport, write notes and remember each visit. Passports are available in stores at State Park Camps and Lodge gift shops for $10 each or can be ordered online.

Gift shops in the State Park

While visiting a state park, don’t forget to stop by one of the camps or gift shops to find a Christmas present for everyone on your list. Many of these locations also stock locally made items.

hunting and fishing licenses

Make sure your friends, kids, and grandkids have years of access to Ohio hunting and fishing with multi-year and lifetime hunting and fishing licenses—one-of-a-kind gifts that will be cherished for years to come.

Ohio resident hunting and fishing license buyers can choose from three-year, five-year, ten-year, and lifetime options. All funds generated from the sale of multi-year and lifetime licenses are paid into the Wildlife Fund, where they are used to protect and enhance Ohio’s wildlife populations.

Licenses can be purchased online from Ohio’s Wildlife Licensing System, using the Hunt Fish OH mobile app, and from hundreds of participating agents statewide.

Wild Ohio Magazine

Wild Ohio Magazine provides readers with an insight into Ohio’s wildlife and conservation activities. The magazine is distributed six times a year, including a calendar edition. The cost is $5 per year for individuals purchasing from a license provider, using the HuntFish OH mobile app, or online through Ohio’s Wildlife Licensing System.

Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamps

By purchasing and gifting an Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp, nature lovers have an opportunity to directly impact the future of Ohio’s native wildlife. Proceeds from the stamp will go to the Endangered Species and Wildlife Diversity Fund, supporting: habitat restoration; land purchases and conservation easements; endangered and threatened native species; educational products for students and nature lovers; and wildlife and habitat research projects. The individual who purchases a $15 Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp will receive a collector’s stamp, window film and commemorative card. Stamps can be purchased using the HuntFish Oh mobile app, Ohio’s Wildlife Licensing System, or the new online store. Stamp holders also receive a 25% discount on lodge rooms for weekday stays by presenting their Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp at eight State Park Lodges.

Ohio Geology Publications

Looking for a unique gift for the Rock Hound or hiker in your family? Browse the new ODNR online store for a wide selection of guidebooks, maps, posters and apparel to help explorers of all ages see and learn more about Ohio’s natural history.

Gift vouchers: The gift that always fits

An Ohio State Parks gift card or gift certificate makes the perfect gift for anyone who appreciates the great outdoors here in Buckeye State. Gift Cards or Gift Certificates can be used toward Ohio State Parks accommodations, allowing the recipient to enjoy their favorite state park or visit a new one! Gift cards or gift certificates can be redeemed for camping, vacation rentals, cabin rentals and at most lodges in Ohio State Park. Gift certificates and gift cards can also be used at state-operated retail locations or for boat rentals at many state park marinas. Gift cards and gift certificates are available in any denomination and have no expiration date and can be purchased online at reserveohio.com or by calling 866-644-6727.

Gift cards are processed within three business days; Expected delivery times vary by location.

Gift Certificates can only be purchased online by creating an account or logging into an existing account on reserveohio.com. Gift vouchers are automatically sent to your email address in PDF format upon purchase. Each has a unique code that can be redeemed online or scanned from a hard copy or electronic copy.

Wildlife gift certificates can be purchased through the HuntFish OH mobile app or through Ohio’s Wildlife Licensing System. Recipients can use the certificates to purchase licenses, deer and turkey hunting permits, and Ohio Wetland Habitat Stamps. Gift certificates can be purchased for any amount and are valid for one year from the date of purchase. Wildlife Gift Certificates can only be purchased and redeemed online.