Salt Fork State Park

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Salt Fork State Park
Map showing the location of Salt Fork State Park
Map showing the location of Salt Fork State Park
Map of the U.S. state of Ohio showing the location of Salt Fork State Park
Location Guernsey County, Ohio, USA
Nearest city Lore City
Coordinates 40°06′08″N 81°29′53″W / 40.1022°N 81.498°W / 40.1022; -81.498Coordinates: 40°06′08″N 81°29′53″W / 40.1022°N 81.498°W / 40.1022; -81.498
Area Land: 17,229 acres (6,972 ha)
Water: 2,952 acres (1,195 ha)
Established 1960
Governing body Ohio Department of Natural Resources
http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/tabid/785/default.aspx

Salt Fork State Park is a state park located north of Lore City in Guernsey County, Ohio, United States.[1] It contains 17,229 acres (6,972 ha) of land and 2,952 acres (1,195 ha) of water. It is the largest state park in Ohio.

History[edit]

In 1956 planning for a water supply for the area started, but the potential for a recreational area led to land be acquired for a state park starting in 1960. In 1967 the earthen dam was completed, and in 1968 recreational facilities began construction.

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, pp. 61, 71. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.

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