East Fork State Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsEast Fork State Park
|Location||Clermont County, Ohio, United States|
|Area||4,870 acres (1,970 ha)|
|Elevation||823 ft (251 m)|
|Administered by||Ohio Department of Natural Resources|
|Designation||Ohio state park|
|Website||East Fork State Park|
East Fork State Park is 4,870-acre (1,970 ha) public recreation area located in Clermont County, twenty miles (32 km) southeast of central Cincinnati, Ohio, in the United States. It has camping, hiking, swimming, and boating opportunities. The state park has hosted junior and collegiate rowing races, including the US Rowing Youth National Championships. The park's main feature is William H. Harsha Lake, a 2,107-acre (853 ha) reservoir created in 1978. The lake's large earthen dam and smaller saddle dams are operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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.
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