East Fork State Park

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East Fork State Park
East Fork Lake.jpg
Map showing the location of East Fork State Park
Map showing the location of East Fork State Park
Location in Ohio
LocationClermont , Ohio, United States
Coordinates39°01′48″N 84°06′15″W / 39.03000°N 84.10417°W / 39.03000; -84.10417Coordinates: 39°01′48″N 84°06′15″W / 39.03000°N 84.10417°W / 39.03000; -84.10417[1]
Area2,610 acres (10.6 km2)[2]
Elevation823 ft (251 m)[1]
Established1978
Governing bodyOhio Department of Natural Resources
WebsiteEast Fork State Park

East Fork State Park is a state park located in Clermont County, Ohio, United States, about 25 miles east of Cincinnati. It has camping, hiking, swimming and boating opportunities. The state park is home to many junior and collegiate rowing races, including the US Rowing Youth National Championships. The main lake in the park is William H. Harsha Lake. The large earthen dam, and smaller saddle dams, are operated by a crew of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers year round.[2][3]

Fish found in the lake include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, Kentucky spotted bass, bluegill, white crappie, black crappie, channel catfish, flathead catfish, bigmouth buffalofish, carp, and hybrid striped bass.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "East Fork State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "East Fork State Park". Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  3. ^ "East Fork State Park: History". Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  4. ^ "East Fork State Park: Activities". Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  5. ^ "East Fork Lake". ODNR Division of Wildlife. Retrieved November 12, 2017.

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