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Adams Lake

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Located in Ohio's Bluegrass region, one of the state's most scenic and biologically interesting areas, Adams Lake State Park has much to offer the nature enthusiast Remnant prairies and a quiet lake can be enjoyed in this small (50 acre) unique park.

Alum Creek

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Alum Creek's 3,387-acre reservoir and 4,630-acres of gently rolling span of fields and woodlands provides a hub of recreational activity just minutes from Ohio's capital city. Quiet coves nestled among shale cliffs await the solitary fisherman in the park's northern reaches while sunseekers mingle with thousands on Ohio's largest inland beach.

AW Marion

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The rolling woodlands and quiet waters of A.W. Marion State Park offer visitors a welcome escape from the rigors of everyday life This small (309 acres) but unique park offers a variety of recreational activities while maintaining a quiet atmosphere of natural serenity

Barkcamp

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Belmont County's rugged hills provide the backdrop for picturesque Barkcamp State Park In addition to fine recreational facilities, visitors will enjoy the mature woodlands, open meadows, scenic lake and abundant wildlife of this secluded 1,005-acre park

Beaver Creek

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Beaver Creek State Park, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, is one of Ohio's most scenic parks The park includes Little Beaver Creek, a state and national wild and scenic river, and 2,722 acres of forest wilderness The rich history of the area invites visitors to explore Gaston's Mill, pioneer village and abandoned canal locks Nearby is a 2,105 acre Wildlife Area

Blue Rock

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Rugged hills and rich green forests provide the backdrop to Blue Rock State Park. Escape to nature's solitude, and enjoy the diverse flora and fauna of this scenic 322 acre state park.

Buck Creek

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Buck Creek State Park lies in a fertile agricultural area, rich in Ohio's history The park's recreational facilities center around the 2,120-acre lake, offering endless water-related opportunities Visitors enjoy the many wetlands, broad meadows and wildlife at this diverse 1,896-acre park.

Buckeye Lake

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Buckeye Lake, constructed as a canal feeder lake in 1826, is Ohio's oldest state park The park has long been a popular vacation spot and today offers endless water-related recreational opportunities including swimming, skiing, boating and fishing

Burr Oak

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Located in southeast Ohio, quiet and remote Burr Oak State Park has a rustic country charm in its 2,593-acre scenery of wooded hills and valley farms As one of Ohio's resort parks, Burr Oak offers a wide array of overnight accommodations with its lodge, cottages and campground Burr Oak blends modern conveniences with the wilderness spirit of Ohio

Caesar Creek

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Caesar Creek State Park is highlighted by clear blue waters, scattered woodlands, meadows and steep ravines The 3,741-acre park offers some of the finest outdoor recreation in southwest Ohio including boating, hiking, camping and fishing

Catawba Island

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Several parks comprise the Lake Erie Island group The islands were formed during the glacial period when massive ice sheets entered Ohio. Glaciers gouged and scoured the bedrock; their tremendous weight left deep depressions which filled with meltwater, forming the Great Lakes

Cleveland Lakefront

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In the heart of one of Ohio's largest cities, Cleveland Lakefront State Park provides natural relief to the metropolitan skyline Sand beaches, tree-lined picnic areas and panoramic views of the lake are found within the 419-acre park along the Lake Erie shoreline

Cowan Lake

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Cowan Lake State Park offers a peaceful setting replete with scenic inlets laden with the American Lotus water lily Swimming, fishing, sailing and canoeing are popular on the lake Meandering trails through mature woodlands compliment the natural features of this scenic 1,075-acre park

Deer Creek

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Located in the heart of Ohio's agricultural country, Deer Creek State Park is central Ohio's vacation showplace A collage of meadows and woodlands surround the scenic reservoir This 2,337-acre resort park features a modern lodge, cottages, campground, golf course, swimming beach and boating for outdoor enthusiasts

Delaware

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Dense woodlands, expansive meadows and a shimmering 1,300-acre reservoir blend to create Delaware State Park Once home to the Delaware Indians, this 1,686-acre recreational area offers camping, swimming, boating, fishing and wildlife viewing for outdoor enthusiasts

Dillon

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The wooded hills and scenic valleys of the Dillon area offer a picturesque setting for outdoor adventure Whether boating the quiet coves and inlets of the lake or hiking the forest trails, Ohio's rural hill country provides an outstanding recreational experience at 2,285-acre Dillon State Park

East Fork

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One of Ohio's largest state parks, 4,870-acre East Fork offers a great diversity of recreational opportunities and natural history only 25 miles from Cincinnati The park's terrain includes both rugged hills and open meadows, setting the stage for a wonderful getaway

East Harbor

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Located on the shores of Lake Erie, 1,831-acre East Harbor State Park has unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation. Boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking and camping are popular while nature enthusiasts will enjoy the abundance of waterfowl, shorebirds and other species of wildlife found in the park's scenic wetlands.

Findley

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Once a state forest, 838-acre Findley State Park is heavily wooded with stately pines and various hardwoods The scenic hiking trails allow nature lovers to view spectacular wildflowers and observe wildlife The fields, forests and quiet waters offer a peaceful refuge for visitors

Forked Run

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Forested hills, a picturesque lake and the lazy Ohio River characterize 791-acre Forked Run State Park Located in the heart of Appalachia, colorful history, riverboats, scenic vistas and abundant wildlife give the park its rural charm

Geneva

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Located on Ohio's northeastern shoreline, 698-acre Geneva State Park reflects the character and charisma of Lake Erie The shimmering expanse of the lake lures vacationers who enjoy fishing and boating Swimmers rejoice in the beautiful sand beach while nature enthusiasts retreat to the park's freshwater marshes and estuaries associated with the lake

Grand Lake St Marys

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Originally constructed as a feeder reservoir for the Miami-Erie Canal, Grand Lake St. Marys was for many years recognized as the largest man-made reservoir in the world The 13,500-acre lake is the gateway to swimming, boating, camping and fishing in one of Ohio's oldest state parks

Great Seal

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Great Seal State Park is dedicated to the wilderness spirit of Ohio The history of the Shawnee nation and Ohio's early statehood is centered in these rugged hills Challenging trails through the 1,862-acre park take visitors to scenic vistas of distant ridgetops and the Scioto Valley below These very hills are depicted on the Great Seal of the State of Ohio, from which the park gets its name

Guilford Lake

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93-acre Guilford Lake State Park is a quiet fishing lake located in northeastern Ohio on the west fork of the Little Beaver Creek The gentle rolling terrain of the area offers a serene escape for park visitors year round

Harrison Lake

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In the midst of endless field of corn and soybeans stands 142-acre Harrison Lake State Park--a green island of scenic woodlands in a rich agricultural region Harrison Lake is popular for swimming, fishing, camping and canoeing
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