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Ohio State Parks

Park NameLocation
A.W. Marion State ParkCircleville, OH
Adams Lake State ParkWest Union, OH
Alum Creek State ParkDelaware, OH
Barkcamp State ParkBelmont, OH
Beaver Creek State ParkEast Liverpool, OH
Blue Rock State ParkBlue Rock, OH
Buck Creek State ParkSpringfield, OH
Buckeye Lake State ParkMillersport, OH
Burr Oak State ParkGlouster, OH
Caesar Creek State ParkWaynesville, OH
Catawba Island State ParkPort Clinton, OH
Cowan Lake State ParkWilmington, OH
Deer Creek State ParkMt. Sterling, OH
Delaware State ParkDelaware, OH
Dillon State ParkNashport, OH
East Fork State ParkBethel, OH
East Harbor State ParkLakeside-Marblehead, OH
Findley State ParkWellington, OH
Forked Run State ParkReedsville, OH
Geneva State ParkGeneva, OH
Grand Lake St Marys State ParkSt. Marys, OH
Great Seal State ParkChillicothe, OH
Guilford Lake State ParkLisbon, OH
Harrison Lake State ParkFayette, OH
Headlands Beach State ParkMentor, OH
Hocking Hills State ParkLogan, OH
Hueston Woods State ParkCollege Corner, OH
Independence Dam State ParkDefiance, OH
Indian Lake State ParkLakeview, OH
Jackson Lake State ParkOak Hill, OH
Jefferson Lake State ParkRichmond, OH
Jesse Owens State ParkMcConnelsville, OH
John Bryan State ParkYellow Springs, OH
Kelleys Island State ParkKelleys Island, OH
Kiser Lake State ParkConover, OH
Lake Alma State ParkWellston, OH
Lake Hope State ParkMcArthur, OH
Lake Logan State ParkLogan, OH
Lake Loramie State ParkMinster, OH
Lake Milton State ParkLake Milton, OH
Lake White State ParkWaverly, OH
Little Miami State ParkWaynesville, OH
Madison Lake State ParkLondon, OH
Malabar Farm State ParkLucas, OH
Marblehead Lighthouse State ParkMarblehead, OH
Mary Jane Thurston State ParkMcClure, OH
Maumee Bay State ParkOregon, OH
Middle Bass Island State ParkMiddle Bass Island, OH
Mohican State ParkLoudonville, OH
Mosquito Lake State ParkCortland, OH
Mt Gilead State ParkMt. Gilead, OH
Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State ParkGarrettsville, OH
North Bass Island State ParkIsle St George, OH
Oak Point State ParkPut-in-Bay, OH
Paint Creek State ParkBainbridge, OH
Pike Lake State ParkBainbridge, OH
Portage Lakes State ParkAkron, OH
Punderson State ParkNewbury, OH
Pymatuning State ParkAndover, OH
Quail Hollow State ParkHartville, OH
Rocky Fork State ParkHillsboro, OH
Salt Fork State ParkLore City, OH
Scioto Trail State ParkChillicothe, OH
Shawnee State ParkWest Portsmouth, OH
South Bass Island State ParkSouth Bass Island, OH
Stonelick State ParkPleasant Plain, OH
Strouds Run State ParkAthens, OH
Sycamore State ParkTrotwood, OH
Tar Hollow State ParkLaurelville, OH
Tinkers Creek State ParkStreetsboro, OH
Van Buren State ParkVan Buren, OH
West Branch State ParkRavenna, OH
Wingfoot Lake State ParkMogadore, OH
Wolf Run State ParkCaldwell, OH

Ohio State Historic Locations

Location NameLocation
Antique Barn at BarkcampBelmont, OH
Armintrout Fire TowerColumbus, OH
Ash CaveSouth Bloomingville, OH
Ash Cave Fire TowerRockbridge, OH
Atkinson Ridge Fire TowerZaleski, OH
Bethel Methodist ChurchBethel, OH
Big and Little Lyons FallsLoudonville, OH
The Big House at Malabar FarmMcArthur, OH
The Big WoodsCollege Corner, OH
Bigelow Pioneer CemeteryIrwin, OH
The Blue HoleYellow Springs, OH
Blue Rock Fire TowerBlue Rock, OH
Brush Ridge Fire TowerChillicothe, OH
Buckeye Lake Amusement Park FountainMillersport, OH
CCC Group LodgeBainbridge, OH
CCC Memorial to Company 1545West Portsmouth, OH
Caesar’s Creek Pioneer VillageWaynesville, OH
Ceely Rose HouseLucas, OH
Cline CabinLoudonville, OH
Communal Oven RuinsKelleys Island, OH
Community of AfricaLewis Center, OH
Copperhead Fire TowerWest Portsmouth, OH
Craig Beach Amusement ParkLake Milton, OH
Democracy Steps for Cedar Falls 1997Logan, OH
Doty Homestead (Pioneer Farm Museum)College Corner, OH
Elam HouseWaynesville, OH
Fort CheshireDelaware, OH
Furnas HouseWaynesville, OH
Gaston’s MillEast Liverpool, OH
Grave of Unknown Union SoldierBainbridge, OH
Hambleton’s MillEast Liverpool, OH
Harding CabinMt. Sterling, OH
Historic Log Church ReplicaChillicothe, OH
Historic Punderson ManorNewbury, OH
Historic Stagecoach TrailYellow Springs, OH
Hope Furnace RuinsMcArthur, OH
Hope SchoolhouseZaleski, OH
Hosak’s CaveLore City, OH
Hotel Victory Site at South Bass IslandPut-In-Bay, OH
Jefferson FurnaceOak Hill, OH
Lake Loramie Nature Center and Heritage MuseumMinster, OH
Linscott SpringhouseAthens, OH
Location of the Death of Pretty Boy FloydEast Liverpool, OH
Lock and Dam No. 4 and the Buckeye Belle ExplosionBeverly, OH
Lock and Dam No. 5 and Luke ChuteWaterford, OH
Lockwood (Marshall) CemeteryLakeside-Marblehead, OH
Lonz Winery at Middle Bass IslandMiddle Bass Island, OH
Lusk Lock (Lock No. 27)East Liverpool, OH
Malabar Farm InnPerrysville, OH
Marblehead LighthouseMarblehead, OH
Miner’s Memorial Park & Big Muskie’s BucketMcConnelsville, OH
Mohican Fire TowerPerrysville, OH
Mohican-Memorial ShrinePerrysville, OH
Moonville TunnelZaleski, OH
Orton MemorialYellow Springs, OH
Ranger Station MoundZaleski, OH
Rock City CaveLucas, OH
Rock House CavernLogan, OH
Sandy and Beaver CanalEast Liverpool, OH
Sandy Beach Amusement ParkRussells Point, OH
Scioto Trail Fire TowerChillicothe, OH
Seip HouseChillicothe, OH
Six Mile Creek AqueductSt. Marys, OH
Smith CemeteryPlain City, OH
Stone House Museum (The Kennedy Stone House)Lore City, OH
Tar Hollow Resident CampLaurelville, OH
Thomas J. Malone Covered BridgeEast Liverpool, OH
William Hewitt MonumentChillicothe, OH
Winchester’s Camp No. 3 (Fort Starvation)Defiance, OH
Wolf Creek (Pine Run) Grist MillLoudonville, OH
Zanesville Lockhouse for Lock & Dam No. 10Zanesville, OH

Ohio State Forests

Park NameLocation
Beaver Creek State ForestCalcutta, OH
Blue Rock State ForestBlue Rock, OH
Brush Creek State ForestOtway, OH
Dean State ForestPedro, OH
Fernwood State ForestBloomingdale, OH
Gifford State ForestBern Township, OH
Harrison State ForestCadiz, OH
Hocking State ForestRockbridge, OH
Maumee State ForestSwanton, OH
Mohican-Memorial State ForestPerrysville, OH
Perry State ForestBlue Rock, OH
Pike State ForestLatham, OH
Richland Furnace State ForestWellston, OH
Ron Abraham State ForestGreen Springs, OH
Scioto Trail State ForestChillicothe, OH
Shade River State ForestReedsville, OH
Shawnee State ForestWest Portsmouth, OH
Sunfish Creek State ForestSwitzerland Township, OH
Tar Hollow State ForestLaurelville, OH
Vinton Furnace State ForestMcArthur, OH
West Blue Rock State ForestBlue Rock, OH
Willow Grove State ForestClaremont, OH
Yellow Creek State ForestSalineville, OH
Zaleski State ForestZaleski, OH

Ohio State Park Resort Lodges

Lodge NameLocation
Burr Oak Lodge & Conference CenterGlouster, OH
Deer Creek Lodge & Conference CenterMt. Sterling, OH
Hueston Woods Lodge & Conference CenterCollege Corner, OH
The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-LakeGeneva, OH
Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference CenterOregon, OH
Mohican Lodge & Conference CenterPerrysville, OH
Punderson Manor Lodge & Conference CenterNewbury, OH
Salt Fork Lodge & Conference CenterCambridge, OH
Shawnee Lodge & Conference CenterWest Portsmouth, OH

Ohio State Golf Courses

Course NameLocation
Deer Creek State Park Golf CourseMt. Sterling, OH
Salt Fork State Park Golf CourseCambridge, OH
Hueston Woods State Park Golf CourseOxford, OH
Maumee Bay State Park Golf CourseOregon, OH
Punderson State Park Golf CourseNewbury, OH

Ohio State Scenic Rivers

Abbotts Bridge Scenic River AccessFort Seneca, OH
Ashtabula Scenic RiverAshtabula, OH
Big Darby Creek Scenic RiverColumbus, OH
Conneaut Creek Wild and Scenic RiverConneaut, OH
Chagrin Scenic RiverWilloughby, OH
Grand Scenic RiverGeneva, OH
Greenville Falls Scenic River AreaCovington, OH
Kokosing Scenic RiverHoward, OH
Little Beaver Creek Wild and Scenic RiverEast Liverpool, OH
Little Miami Scenic River – Branch Hill AccessBranch Hill, OH
Little Miami Scenic River – Jacoby Road AccessXenia, OH
Little Miami Scenic River – Miamiville AccessMiamiville, OH
Little Miami Scenic River – Route 35 AccessSouth Lebanon, OH
Little Miami Scenic River – Sugar Creek AccessSugarcreek, OH
Maumee Scenic River Scenic RiverDefiance, OH
Perrysburg, OH
Lucas, OH
Mohican Scenic RiverLoudonville, OH
Perrysville, OH
Olentangy Scenic RiverDelaware, OH
Worthington, OH
Olentangy Scenic River – Mt Air Public AccessColumbus, OH
Pymatuning Creek Wild and Scenic RiverOrangeville, OH
Sandusky Scenic RiverUpper Sandusky, OH
Fremont, OH
Sandusky Scenic River – Indian Mill AccessUpper Sandusky, OH
Sandusky Scenic River – Izaak Walton AccessTiffin, OH
Sandusky Scenic River – Wolf Creek ParkFremont, OH
Stillwater Scenic RiverGreenville, OH
Covington, OH
Dayton, OH
Upper Cuyahoga Scenic RiverTroy, OH
Burton, OH
Hiram Rapids, OH

Ohio State Fish Hatcheries

These locations offer facility tours as well as trails for wildlife viewing!

Facility NameLocation
Hebron State Fish HatcheryHebron, OH
London State Fish HatcheryLondon, OH
Kincaid State Fish HatcheryLatham, OH
Senecaville State Fish HatcherySenecaville, OH
St. Marys State Fish HatcherySt. Marys, OH
Castalia State Fish HatcheryCastalia, OH

Ohio State Nature Preserves

Preserve NameLocation
Acadia Cliffs State Nature PreserveCutler, OH
Adams Lake Prairie State Nature PreserveWest Union, OH
Audubon Islands State Nature PreserveMaumee, OH
Augusta-Anne Olsen State Nature PreserveWakeman, OH
Aurora Sanctuary State Nature PreserveAurora, OH
Baker Woods State Nature PreserveColdwater, OH
Bigelow Cemetery State Nature PreserveIrwin, OH
Bigelow Pioneer CemeteryIrwin, OH
Blackhand Gorge State Nature PreserveNewark, OH
Boch Hollow State Nature PreserveLogan, OH
Boord State Nature PreserveCutler, OH
Brinkhaven Oak Barrens State Nature PreserveBrinkhaven, OH
Brown’s Lake Bog State Nature PreserveShreve, OH
Burton Wetlands State Nature PreserveBurton, OH
Caesar Creek Gorge State Nature PreserveOregonia, OH
Campbell State Nature PreserveMonclova, OH
Carmean Woods State Nature PreserveBucyrus, OH
Cedar Bog State Nature PreserveUrbana, OH
Chaparral Prairie State Nature PreserveWest Union, OH
Christmas Rocks State Nature PreserveLancaster, OH
Clear Creek State Nature PreserveRockbridge, OH
Clear Fork Gorge State Nature PreservePerrysville, OH
Clifton Gorge State Nature PreserveYellow Springs, OH
Collier State Nature PreserveTiffin, OH
Conkles Hollow State Nature PreserveRockbridge, OH
Conneaut Swamp State Nature PreserveConneaut, OH
Cooperrider Kent Bog State Nature PreserveKent, OH
Coyote Run State Nature PreservePickerington, OH
Cranberry Bog State Nature PreserveBuckeye Lake, OH
Crooked Run State Nature PreserveChilo, OH
Culberson Woods State Nature PreserveClarksville, OH
Daughmer Prairie Savannah State Nature PreserveBucyrus, OH
Davey Woods State Nature PreserveSt. Paris, OH
Davis Memorial State Nature PreservePeebles, OH
Desonier State Nature PreserveCoolville, OH
Drew Woods State Nature PreserveAnsonia, OH
Dupont Marsh State Nature PreserveHuron, OH
Eagle Creek State Nature PreserveGarrettsville, OH
Edward S. Thomas State Nature PreserveWesterville, OH
Erie Sand Barrens State Nature PreserveSandusky, OH
Fowler Woods State Nature PreserveGreenwich, OH
Gahanna Woods State Nature PreserveGahanna, OH
Gallagher Fen State Nature PreserveSpringfield, OH
Goll Woods State Nature PreserveArchbold, OH
Goode Prairie State Nature PreserveBradford, OH
Greenbelt State Nature PreserveCincinnati, OH
Gross Memorial Woods State Nature PreserveJackson Center, OH
Hach-Otis State Nature PreserveWilloughby Hills, OH
Halls Creek Woods State Nature PreserveMorrow, OH
Headlands Dunes State Nature PreserveMentor, OH
Herrick Fen State Nature PreserveStreetsboro, OH
Hueston Woods State Nature PreserveCollege Corner, OH
Hutchins (Highbanks) State Nature PreserveLewis Center, OH
Irwin Prairie State Nature PreserveHolland, OH
Jackson Bog State Nature PreserveMassillon, OH
Johnson Ridge State Nature PreserveWest Union, OH
Johnson Woods State Nature PreserveWest Union, OH
Kendrick Woods State Nature PreserveSpencerville, OH
Kessler Swamp State Nature PreserveSugar Grove, OH
Kiser Lake Wetlands State Nature PreserveSt. Paris, OH
Kitty Todd State Nature PreserveSwanton, OH
Knox Woods State Nature PreserveMount Vernon, OH
Kyle Woods State Nature PreserveCanfield, OH
Lake Katharine State Nature PreserveJackson, OH
Lakeside Daisy State Nature PreserveMarblehead, OH
Lawrence Woods State Nature PreserveKenton, OH
Marsh Wetlands State Nature PreserveMantua, OH
Mccracken Fen State Nature PreserveBellefontaine, OH
Mentor Marsh State Nature PreserveMentor, OH
Milford Center Prairie Non-Dedicated Natural AreaMilford Center, OH
Miller Nature Sanctuary State Nature PreserveBainbridge, OH
Miriam Walter Barrens State Nature PreservePomeroy, OH
Morris Woods State Nature PreserveJohnstown, OH
Newberry Wildlife Sanctuary State Nature PreserveCincinnati, OH
North Pond State Nature PreserveKelleys Island, OH
North Shore Alvar State Nature PreserveKelleys Island, OH
Novak Sanctuary State Nature PreserveAurora, OH
Old Woman Creek (NERR) State Nature PreserveHuron, OH
Owens Fen State Nature PreserveWest Liberty, OH
Pallister State Nature PreserveRock Creek, OH
Pickerington Ponds State Nature PreserveCanal Winchester, OH
Plum Run Prairie State Natural AreaPeebles, OH
Portage Lakes Wetland Non-Dedicated Natural AreaAkron, OH
Rhododendron Cove State Nature PreserveLancaster, OH
Riddle State Nature PreserveAthens, OH
Rockbridge State Nature PreserveRockbridge, OH
Rocky Fork Gorge State Nature PreserveBainbridge, OH
Saint Mary’s River Wetlands State Nature PreserveRockford, OH
Scioto Brush Creek State Nature PreserveMcDermott, OH
Sears Woods State Nature PreserveBucyrus, OH
Seymour Woods State Natural AreaDelaware, OH
Shallenberger State Nature PreserveLancaster, OH
Sharon Woods Gorge State Nature PreserveCincinnati, OH
Sheepskin Hollow State Nature PreserveNegley, OH
Sheldon Marsh State Nature PreserveHuron, OH
Shoemaker State Nature PreservePeebles, OH
Siegenthaler-Kaestner Esker State Nature PreserveWest Liberty, OH
Smith CemeteryPlain City, OH
Smith Cemetery State Nature PreservePlain City, OH
Springville Marsh State Nature PreserveParkdale, OH
Stage’s Pond State Nature PreserveAshville, OH
Stratford Woods State Nature PreserveDelaware, OH
Swamp Cottonwood State Nature PreserveHomerville, OH
Tinkers Creek State Nature PreserveAurora, OH
Triangle Lake Bog State Nature PreserveRavenna, OH
Trillium Trails State Nature PreserveCincinnati, OH
Tucker, Walter A. State Nature PreserveReynoldsburg, OH
Tummonds State Nature PreserveMantua, OH
Wahkeena State Nature PreserveSugar Grove, OH
Whipple State Nature PreserveManchester, OH
Zimmerman Prairie State Natural AreaBeavercreek, OH

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