Lake Loramie State Park

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Lake Loramie State Park
Ohio State Park
Natural Monument (IUCN III)
Lake Loramie.jpg
Named for: Lake Loramie
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Shelby, Auglaize
Location [1]
 - coordinates 40°18′29″N 84°23′02″W / 40.30806°N 84.38389°W / 40.30806; -84.38389Coordinates: 40°18′29″N 84°23′02″W / 40.30806°N 84.38389°W / 40.30806; -84.38389
Area 407 acres (165 ha)
Founded 1949
Managed by Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Recreation
Website : Lake Loramie State Park

Lake Loramie State Park is a 407-acre Ohio State Park in Minster, Ohio. It is located around 1,655-acre Lake Loramie and is operated by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

History[edit]

Lake Loramie got its name from famous French-Canadian trader Peter Loramie, who established a trading post at the mouth of Loramie Creek in 1769. Lake Loramie was constructed in 1844–45 as a storage reservoir for supplying water to the Miami-Erie Canal system. In 1949, Lake Loramie became the possession of the Division of Parks and Recreation of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.[2]

Recreation[edit]

Camping[edit]

Lake Loramie State Park has 115 electric campsites, 4 rent-a-camp sites and 3 cabins.

Fishing[edit]

Fishing and boating are permitted at Lake Loramie. Crappie, bluegill, channel catfish, bullheads, carp and largemouth bass can be found in the Lake.

Lake Loramie Bridge

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