Gambier Ohio Acreage For Sale
Gambier, Ohio is a village of just under 2,500 people as of 2019 in Knox County, Ohio. This village has a small town feel with a friendly community, local coffee shops and restaurants, boutiques, parks, and more.
Gambier is most recognizably known as being the home of one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Kenyon College. Both Gambier and Kenyon were founded in 1824 and share a rich history. The most notable walkway through Kenyon is known as “Middle Path,” a gravel path which serves as a way through the community for both students and residents.
The three story high 263,000 square foot Kenyon Athletic Center is state of the art recreational center that encompasses lap swimming pools and spa, basketball courts, racquetball courts, a recreational gym, and more. The KAC is the ideal location for physical activity and a great spot to watch the Kenyon Knights and Ladies compete in sporting events.
The Kokosing River runs through Gambier and is great to kayak and fish. Along the river runs the 14-Mile Kokosing Gap Bike Trail, an old railroad that has been covered with asphalt for bikers, runners, dog walkers, roller bladers, etc. to travel along the path. The path runs through Mount Vernon, Gambier, and Danville. The Kokosing Gap Bike Trail features bridges, canopies of trees, and an old steam locomotive.
The Brown Family Environmental Center is a popular spot to visit in Gambier, Ohio. Visitors and residents can explore their beautiful butterfly garden, 7-acre prairie, and wetlands and hike on their well-kept trails. Bird watchers can enjoy spotting a variety of different species of birds. The BFEC also has easy access to the Kokosing Gap Bike Trail.
Right down the road is Wolf Run Park, which is the perfect spot to take your canine companion and let them run in a fenced area complete with an obstacle course. Hikers can enjoy going on walks through the country hills and get a breath of fresh air.
During the summer months, the Kenyon Inn hosts “Party on the Patio,” which is an outdoor party with local bands to play at the restaurant while customers can sit back and relax with some food and drinks.
Gambier is in the Mount Vernon City Schools district, which includes nine schools, one of which is Wiggin Street Elementary located in Gambier.
Gambier, Ohio real estate is in high demand and features a beautiful picturesque countryside and the charm and character of a rural college town.