Lake Loramie State Park
|Lake Loramie State Park|
|Ohio State Park|
|Named for: Lake Loramie|
|Area||407 acres (165 ha)|
|Management||Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Recreation|
|IUCN category||III - Natural Monument|
|Website: Lake Loramie State Park|
Lake Loramie got its name from famous French-Canadian trader Louis Lorimier, 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.
Lake Loramie State Park has 115 electric campsites, 4 rent-a-camp sites and 3 cabins.
Fishing and boating are permitted at Lake Loramie. Crappie, bluegill, channel catfish, bullheads, carp and largemouth bass can be found in the Lake.
- "Cowan Lake State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. July 12, 1979. Retrieved 2009-07-11.