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Leave Cabin Fever Behind by Visiting an Ohio State Park

Leave Cabin Fever Behind by Visiting an Ohio State Park

COLUMBUS, OH – The chill of winter leaves many of us feeling trapped in our homes while we wait on the spring thaw. To help the family beat back the winter blues, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has fun outdoor activities happening across the state throughout the month…


Alum Creek State Park offers both cross-country skiing and snowmobiling

Explore Ohio’s Winter Wonderlands

Blankets of soft white snow cover the ground while towering evergreens bend gently under the weight of a recent snowfall. Each year, this picturesque scene is played out across the state in Ohio’s state parks as they are transformed into a winter playground for everyone to enjoy. For guests in…


Grand Lake St. Marys State Park of Ohio Offers Special Discounts for 2013

Grand Lake St. Marys State Park of Ohio Offers Special Discounts for 2013

Stuck inside dreaming of warmer weather? Now is the perfect time to shake the winter blues and plan a summer vacation at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Ohio State Parks! Grand Lake St. Marys State Park will offer extended discounts in 2013. Camping, docks and day use fees…


ODNR To Offer Deep Discounts at Grand Lake St. Marys During 2011 Season

COLUMBUS, OH—Camping, getaways, shelter house rentals and state dock fees will be discounted at 50 percent during the 2011 season at Grand Lake St. Marys State Park, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “ODNR will continue its unprecedented move to offer its visitors deep discounts for overnight…


Ohio State Park Gift Cards Make Holiday Shopping Easy

Give the gift that will suit everyone on your list Stressed holiday shoppers looking for last-minute gifts, or great ideas for the hard-to-buy-for list can relax and give the gift of outdoor fun at Ohio State Parks.  An Ohio State Parks gift card is an appealing choice for anyone who…


Young Ohioans Will Enjoy Summer Fun at Explore the Outdoors Events

Ohio families encouraged to take part in Explore activities to Celebrate Park and Recreation Month COLUMBUS, OH – Beautiful summer weather is here and it’s time to be outdoors. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), through the Explore the Outdoors program, is providing parents and children with a variety…


State Park Lodges Offer Change of Scenery for Winter-Weary Ohioans

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohioans who are ready to trade in snow blowers and shovels for spectacular views of snow-covered hillsides are welcome to enjoy the comforts of lodge rooms or cozy cottages at Ohio State Parks.   Special packages that feature discounted rates make winter state park getaways even more…


ODNR Awards $1.7 Million to Improve Outdoor Recreation in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Real Estate and Land Management will provide grant funding to develop and improve outdoor recreation opportunities in 58 Ohio counties.   ODNR has awarded a total of $1,719,575 to 90 local parks through the 2008 NatureWorks Grant Program….


Grand Re-opening Ceremony Planned For Burr Oak State Park Resort Lodge Conference Center

GLOUSTER, OH – A ribbon cutting and dedication of recently completed renovations to the Burr Oak State Park Resort Lodge will take place on Friday September 19 at 11:15 AM, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The 1.5 million dollar renovation project features major improvements to make…


Hit The Beach and Enjoy the Fireworks This Fourth of July

Fireworks displays offered at selected Ohio State Parks COLUMBUS, OH – Hear the Kaboom! and Bang! of fireworks this Fourth of July weekend from the comfort of a beach blanket as several Ohio State Parks host Independence Day celebrations. “We encourage families to come out to our Ohio State Parks…