Portage Lakes State Park

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Portage Lakes State Park
Portage lakes state park.jpg
Map showing the location of Portage Lakes State Park
Map showing the location of Portage Lakes State Park
Location in Ohio
LocationStark, Ohio, United States
Coordinates40°58′09″N 81°33′25″W / 40.96917°N 81.55694°W / 40.96917; -81.55694Coordinates: 40°58′09″N 81°33′25″W / 40.96917°N 81.55694°W / 40.96917; -81.55694[1]
Area411 acres (166 ha)
Elevation1,027 ft (313 m)[1]
Established1949
Governing bodyOhio Department of Natural Resources
WebsitePortage Lakes State Park

Portage Lakes State Park is a state park located in New Franklin, Ohio around the Portage Lakes.[2] The eight Portage Lakes encompass 2,034 acres (823 ha) used for boating, fishing, and swimming.[3] The Ohio Department of Public Works turned over maintenance of the lakes to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Recreation in 1949.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Portage Lakes State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Portage Lakes State Park". Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved November 18, 2017.
  3. ^ "Portage Lakes State Park: Activities". Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved November 18, 2017.
  4. ^ "Portage Lakes State Park: History". Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved November 18, 2017.

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