Cowan Lake State Park


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Cowan Lake State Park


Location:6 miles from Wilmington, in the southwest corner of the state.
Facilities:254 campsites (237 with electricity), 27 cottages, showers, flush toilets, picnic areas, picnic shelter, dance pavilion, hiking trails (4 miles), bike rentals, swimming beach, food concession, meeting rooms, marina, boat ramps, boat rentals, fuel dock.
Activities:Camping, boating (10 HP limit), canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, sledding, cross-country skiing, educational programs.
Special Features:Park lies near the Cincinnati Arch, an uplifiting of bedrock that occurred during the Appalachian Mountains' building process. The erosion of this arch in the Cowan region exposes fossil-rich limestone. The limestone near Cowan and other parts of the exposed arch are some of the most famous fossil hunting fields in the world.
Address:1750 Osborn Rd
Wilmington, OH 45177

Phone:937-382-1096
Web: www.ohiodnr.com/parks/parks/cowanlk.htm
Size: 1,075 acres land; 700 acres water.

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