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Geneva-On-The-Lake State Park
© Jim Snyder

South Bass Island State Park
'Perry Peace Memorial'
© Copyright Jeff Hudak

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry Peace Memorial.

Kelleys Island State Park
'Kelleys Island'
© Copyright Jeff Hudak

Another view along East Lake Shore Drive.

Alum Creek State Park
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Alum Creek State Park
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Ohio's Northwest Region Parks


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State Natural Area
1
State Forest
3
State Wildlife Areas
1
marina
3
National Wildlife Refuges
4
State Memorials
19
State Parks

Parks in this region are near these Ohio Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
FINDLAY
SANDUSKY
TOLEDO
PERRYSBURG
SYLVANIA
BOWLING GREEN
FREMONT
SIDNEY
TIFFIN
DEFIANCE
MAUMEE
LIMA
NORWALK
OREGON
FOSTORIA
CELINA

Catawba Island State Park
This day-use park offers a fishing pier, launch ramps, restrooms and picnic areas can be found here. No showers and no camping. Swimming is permitted at your own risk.........more >
Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge
Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge was donated to the Fish and Wildlife Service in 1964 by the owners of the Cedar Point Shooting Club. Currently, the refuge consists of 2,445 acres of marsh, divided into three pools. The largest pool, almost 2,000 acres, is the largest contiguous marsh in Ohioaposs ........more >
Crane Creek State Park
Located on the scenic shore of Lake Erie, Crane Creek State Park offers a vast freshwater marsh and spacious sandy beach for enjoyment. This coastal environment is home to more than 300 species of birds. Herons, waterfowl, warblers, gulls and the magnificent bald eagle make this park one of the best ........more >
East Harbor State Park
Located on the shores of Lake Erie, 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.........more >
East Harbor State Park Marina
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Fallen Timbers State Memorial
Near the site of the battle of Fallen Timbers, this small park contains a monument honoring Major General Anthony Wayne as well as smaller monuments to the soldiers and Native Americans who died in the battle. The battle of Fallen Timbers on 20 August 1794, was decisive in bringing the Indians of ........more >
Fort Amanda State Park
Originally built in the fall of 1812 by Kentucky troops under the command of Lt. Col. Robert Pogue, the fort was enlarged to almost double the original size during the spring of 1813 by Ohio militia soldiers under the command of Capt. Daniel Hosbrook. A ........more >
Fort Meigs State Memorial
William Henry Harrison built Fort Meigs on the Maumee River in 1813 to protect northwest Ohio and Indiana from British invasion. Today's reconstruction is one of the largest log forts in America. British and Canadian troops, assisted by Indians under ........more >
Fort Miamis State Memorial
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Glacial Grooves State Memorial
The Glacial Grooves on the north side of Kelleys Island are the largest easily accessible such grooves in the world. They were scoured into solid limestone bedrock about 18,000 years ago by the great ice sheet which covered part of North America. A ........more >
Grand Lake State Park
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. This large lake is the gateway to swimming, boating, camping and fishing in one of Ohio's oldest state parks ........more >
Harbor Point State Park
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Harrison Lake State Park
n the midst of endless field of corn and soybeans stands 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.........more >
Independence Dam State Park
Independence Dam State Park is situated along the banks of the beautiful Maumee River. The river is ideal for boating, fishing or a scenic canoe trip. The park offers the perfect setting for a picnic or overnight camping experience. ........more >
Kelleys Island State Park
The family campground contains 45 non-electric and 84 electric sites, showers, flush toilets, and a dump station. A volleyball court and playground offer more to do. The camp office loans games and sports equipment to registered campers. Pet camping is permitted on designated sites. A youth group camp ........more >
Lake Loramie State Park
One of the original canal feeder lakes, Lake Loramie State Park offers visitors a quiet retreat in rural Ohio. Swim from the sandy beach, hike along the old canal towpath, stay a night in a shaded campsite or boat the lazy waters of Lake Loramie.........more >
Mallard Club Marsh State Wildlife Area
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Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Marblehead Lighthouse, one of Lake Erie's best known and most-photographed landmarks, is Ohio's newest state park The grounds surrounding the lighthouse offer excellent picnicking and views of Lake Erie, Sandusky Bay, Kelleys Island and South Bass Island. ........more >
Mary Jane Thurston State Park
Situated along the historic Maumee River, Mary Jane Thurston State Park offers a variety of day-use and overnight activities. The Maumee is not only scenic, but also provides some of the best stream fishing in Ohio. Boaters have access to the river while history buffs may explore the remnants of the old canal. ........more >
Maumee Bay State Park
Maumee Bay State Park offers not only the finest of recreational facilities in the Midwest, but also a unique natural environment created by the convergence of the land and Lake Erie. The lodge, cottages and golf course are nestled among the scenic meadows, wet woods and lush marshes teeming with wildlife. ........more >
Maumee State Forest
The Maumee State Forest Progeny Test Site is an area set aside for the purpose of evaluating genetic selections for superior characteristics. The superior trees will then be grafted into orchards where their seed will be collected and grown in the state tree nurseries. These improved seedlings ........more >
Missionary Island State Wildlife Area
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North Turkeyfoot State Park
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Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
The Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1961 to preserve habitat for migrating birds. Staff at the refuge also manage Cedar Point and West Sister Island refuges. The three refuges together now protect approximately 9,000 acres of habitat and some of the last remnants of the quotGreat ........more >
Oxbow Lake State Wildlife Area
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Pfizer State Park
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South Bass Island State Park
The family campground features 125 non-electric sites, and 10 full service sites with electric, water and sewer hook-ups. The campground offers flush toilets, ........more >
Spiegel Grove State Park
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Springville Marsh State Natural Area
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Thurston State Park
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Van Buren Lake State Park
Van Buren State Park offers a quiet retreat with fishing and picnicking opportunities. The woodlands are a small but valued refuge in the rich agricultural land of northwestern Ohio. ........more >
West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge
West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge is located in the western basin of Lake Erie. It is jointly owned by the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Staff at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge manage the island as a wilderness area, as provided under the Federal Wilderness ........more >
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