May 2006 - Ohio State Parks
Official state site provides directory of parks, maps, lodging information,
recreation details, events calendar, and news.

Independence Dam State Park
Situated along the banks of the Maumee River, offers camping with forty sites,
boating, fishing, trails, and picnicking.

  • | Independence Dam State Park Location: 27722 State Route 424 Defiance, OH 43512-9085 Contact: Harrison Lake State Park 26246 Harrison Lake Road Fayette, Ohio 43521-9751 (419) 237-1503 Recreation Facilities Quantity Resource Land, acres 591 Water, acres River River, miles 7 Activities Fishing yes Hiking Trail, miles 3 Picnicking yes Picnic Shelters, # 3 Boating Boating Limits UNL Launch Ramps, # 4 Winter Rec Sledding yes Ice Skating yes Cross-Country Skiing yes Independence Dam State Park is situated along the banks of the beautiful Maumee River

  • The three-mile access road through the park offers a scenic ride for bicyclists

  • It is still possible to see great sycamores, black locusts, beech and maple trees lining the river through the park

  • History of the Area The natural confluence of the Maumee and Auglaize rivers, upstream from Independence Dam State Park, was a significant contributing factor for the development of northwestern Ohio

  • 424 and the park

  • The main entrance road to the park crosses over the ruins of Lock Number Thirteen

  • At the time of the rebuilding of the structure, several organizations expressed support for a park between the old canal bed and the river

    Crane Creek State Park
    Located on the shore of Lake Erie, home to more than 300 species of birds.
    Provides history, hunting, and fishing details.

  • | Crane Creek State Park 13531 West State Route 2 Oak Harbor, OH 43449 (419) 836-7758 Activity Facilities Quantity Resource Land, acres 42 Water, acres L

  • Erie Nearby Wildlife Area, acres 2, 600 Activities Fishing yes Hunting on adjacent -Wildlife Area Hiking Trails, miles 0.5 Picnicking yes Swimming Beach, feet 3, 500 Winter Snowmobiling yes Ice Fishing yes Until further notice, importing of all firewood into Crane Creek State Park is prohibited due to an Certified pest-free firewood will be available for purchase in the park

  • Located on the scenic shore of Lake Erie, Crane Creek State Park offers a vast freshwater marsh and spacious sandy beach for enjoyment

  • Herons, waterfowl, warblers, gulls and the magnificent bald eagle make this park one of the best birdwatching areas in the country

  • In 1951, a total of 650 acres, which included a strip of marshlands and sand beach three miles long, was purchased by the ODNR Division of Parks and Recreation

  • Today, Crane Creek State Park comprises 79 acres of beach and marshlands adjoining the 2, 600-acre Magee Marsh Wildlife Area and Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge

  • The park's name is borrowed from nearby Crane Creek which flows into Lake Erie just west of the park

    Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
    Photos and historical information on lighthouse, plus general information on the park.

  • | Marblehead Lighthouse State Park Location: 110 Lighthouse Drive, Marblehead, OH 43440 Contact: East Harbor State Park, 1169 North Buck Road, Lakeside-Marblehead, OH 43440 419-734-4424 Tours are offered on weekday afternoons from 1:00 p.m

  • Erie Day-Use Activities Tours yes Picnicking yes Marblehead Lighthouse, one of Lake Erie's best known and most-photographed landmarks, is one of Ohio's newest state parks! The grounds surrounding the lighthouse offer excellent picnicking and views of Lake Erie, Sandusky Bay, Kelleys Island and South Bass Island

  • Area Attractions The is comprised of six park areas

  • adjoins Crane Creek State Park, and the borders the park to the southwest


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    Ohio State Parks Camping Cabins Lodging Bed Breakfast
    Information on Ohio's state parks, forests, historic sites, and tourist destinations.

  • You can send e-mail to, and let us know you found us at Beaver, Ohio 45613 A uniquely crafted CouplesÂ’ Hideaway in the Hills of Southern Ohio

  • Westerville, Ohio 43081 Located in southeastern Ohio this breathtaking lakefront property looks out on the beautiful Burr Oak Reservoir State Park, nestled in the rolling wooded hills surrounded by the extraordinary beauty and serenity of nature

  • Call Jeff or Suzanne @ 614-523-2332 6am-9pm for reservations and information or e-mail and mention you found them at Ohio Park's website

  • Our double rooms at the Lodge include Parkview rooms, Lakeview rooms and Poolside rooms

  • Call 1-888-587-0659 and Let Jennifer and Michael know you found them on Ohio Parks

  • Call the Fagnilli Family (440) 466-8668 and tell them you found them on Ohio Parks.Net

  • Phone 419-285-3045 or e-mail Linda Tell Linda you found her on Ohio Parks

  • Laurelville, Ohio 43135 Maple Lane Cabin is New, real log cabin, situated atop a quiet, scenic ridge in Ohio's Hocking Hills, just minutes away from all area Ohio State Parks and other attractions

  • Be sure to let us know you found us on Logan, Ohio Enjoy one of the most beautiful settings anywhere in The Hocking Hills at 4 newly constructed cabins and a Lodge that sleeps 20

    Maumee News
    Local, regional, and statewide news collected from diverse sources on the web.

    Toledo Water Sports
    Club for Toledo, Ohio and Western Lake Erie Basin area enthusiasts. Includes event
    schedule, membership application, waiver, by-laws, code of ethics, ...

  • 11/04/2003 PWC Rentals: Although not thoroughly researched, we believe the only PWC rental resource around the Toledo area, is at Maumee Bay State Park

    Michigan Kayaking Site
    Reviews kayaking sites in and near Michigan. Includes rivers and lakes, with
    emphasis on the Great Lakes. Also reviews stores, books, and provides links to ...

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    Xanterra Parks & Resorts®
    Lodging guide, with an emphasis on ecologically sensitive tourism, offers online

  • Number of nights: Welcome to Xanterra Parks & Resorts® Life is short.The world is large.And your vacation time is too precious to waste on the commonplace.Imagine a table for two overlooking the rim of the Grand Canyon

  • or a winter weekend tracking wolves in Yellowstone.Whether you are looking for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, a vacation steeped in historic character, or a luxurious spa getaway, you can find it all at Xanterra Parks & Resorts

  • Our properties combine dramatic settings and landmark buildings with exceptional service to deliver extraordinary experiences.Xanterra is more than just the nation’s largest operator of park-based hotels, restaurants and stores

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    Western Lake Erie Group Home Page > Ohio Chapter > Sierra Club
    Serving the northwestern Ohio area.

  • Box 9105, Toledo, Ohio 43697-9105 Serving the Western Lake Erie/NW Ohio area Crane Creek State Park, OH

  • 30: Public Lands Event Oak Openings Preserve Metropark Buehner Center, 9am Contact: Cindy Warner, 419-861-2067, Tues

    ToledoGuide - Fun Stuff to Do and See in Toledo, Ohio
    Area guide including special events, sports, entertainment, restaurants, parks,
    museums, and other attractions.

  • The ToledoGuide is an independant city directory of events, sports, entertainment, news, restaurants, museums, parks, and attractions including the University of Toledo, Toledo Zoo, Toledo Museum of Art, COSI Toledo, and downtown Toledo events such as Rally by the River in Promenade Park

  • Area sports highlights are baseball with the Toledo Mudhens, UT Rockets basketball and football, hockey with the Toledo Storm, golfing and golf courses, bowling, motorsports at Toledo Speedway, harness (horse) racing at Raceway Park, along with boating and fishing on the Maumee River

  • Yummie! After lunch we could visit the historical Wolcott House, Fort Meigs, or Fallen Timbers monument and park

  • Or if you just want to stretch your legs and get some fresh air, there are plenty of beautiful metroparks such as the Swan Creek Metropark, Sidecut Metropark, Wildwood Preserve, Maumee Bay State Park...

    Oregon, Ohio hotel three miles from the Toledo Zoo - Sleep Inn ...
    Features a continental breakfast. Includes online reservations, facilities, and
    list of local attractions...


    Oregon, Ohio hotel three miles from the Toledo Zoo - Sleep Inn and ...
    Features a continental breakfast. Includes online reservations, facilities, and
    list of local attractions and restaurants.

  • This Oregon hotel is 15 minutes from Maumee Bay State Park and 45 minutes from Cedar Point Amusement Park, the Roller Coaster Capital of the World

    Toledo Area Board Sailing
    Information on the Toledo Windsurfing Championships Regatta, club news, and how
    to join. Located in Ohio.

  • The park beach gives easy access to the wide open waters and winds of Lake Erie

    Amoka Wind Sports - kites, windsurfing, kite buggy
    Windsurf and traction kite shop located in Northwest Ohio and Maumee Bay offers
    Peter Lynn and Quadrifoil products.

  • Better yet demo equipment by meeting up with us at our favorite local Lake Erie sailing and kite flying site Maumee Bay State park just minutes from downtown Toledo

    Academy Brass Quintet
    Located in Toledo, Ohio and featuring Bruce Heuring on trombone. Includes photos,
    biographies, history, recordings, MP3 sound samples, links, ...

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    Water Resources of Lucas County, AEX-480.48-97
    Factsheet providing information on water resources and drinking-water quality in
    the county.

  • Residential and urban areas contain many impervious surfaces, such as streets and parking lots, that increase the amount of runoff

  • The Village of Whitehouse and four small public water systems (Arrowhead Mobile Home Park, Peaceful Acres Mobile Home Park, St

  • 4 Includes mobile home parks, homeowners associations, and the Lial Convent; treatment plant capacity figure not available for all systems

  • Examples include automobile emissions, runoff from parking lots, and runoff and drainage from agricultural fields, feedlots, home lawns and gardens, residential development, construction, mining, and logging activities

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    Online coverage of the Toledo Storm.

    Hiking trails and essays related to nature and naturalist philosophy
    Descriptions of hiking trails in Ohio parks and nature preserves.

  • A flat hiking trail through wetlands, woods and old fields at Liberty Park, Pond Brook Conservation Area in Twinsburg, Ohio

  • Hiking Trails in Ohio Parks and Nature Preserves , Vermilion River Reservation , Cuyahoga Valley National Park , Cuyahoga Valley National Park , Cascade Valley MetroPark , O'Neil Woods MetroPark , Sand Run MetroPark , Gorge MetroPark , Gorge MetroPark , Cuyahoga Valley National Park , Cascade Valley and Gorge MetroParks , Johnson Woods State Nature Preserve , Cuyahoga Valley National Park , Cascade Valley MetroPark , South Chagrin Reservation , Rising Valley Park , Brecksville Reservation , Cascade Valley MetroPark , Brecksville Reservation Check out our trail guide for a growing list of northeast Ohio trails we have reviewed

  • provides free wallpaper depicting nature scenes along hiking trails in Ohio parks and nature preserves

  • Ohio is blessed with many high quality natural areas and parks

  • abound in our wonderful parks

  • posts reviews of hiking trails in Ohio parks and nature preserves, hiking tips, directions to places to hike in Cuyahoga, Summit and other Ohio counties, free wallpaper of northeast Ohio nature and parks, ideas for nature activities, and essays about nature and human interaction with the broader environment

    Johlin Century Winery
    A small third generation winery founded in 1870 offers tasting and gifts.

  • The winery is situated between Maumee Bay State Park and Toledo

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