Jackson Lake State Park

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Jackson Lake State Park

Location:From US 34 & I-76 interchange, take CO 39 north 7.25 miles through Goodrich, then west on Y5 for 2.5 miles.
Facilities:260 campsites (163 with electrical hookups), showers, restrooms, group campground, 60 picnic sites, group picnic area, snack bar, nature trail, swimming beach, boat ramp, marina, mooring/docking, boat rental, jet ski rental, sailboard rental, visitor/nature center (é).
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, jet skiing, sailboarding, hunting (with restrictions), cross-country skiing, ice skating, ice fishing, winter camping, bird watching, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Once known primarily for the hunting around its banks, Jackson Lake has become a site for outdoor recreation and water sports. The park is also known for its warm water, with sandy bottom and shore, and for its abundance of diverse bird species.
Address:26363 County Rd 3
Orchard, CO 80649

Web: parks.state.co.us
Size: 440 acres land; 2,700 acres water. Elevation: 4,440 feet.

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Jackson Lake State Park

Location:25 miles northeast of Portsmouth, in the southeast corner of the state.
Facilities:34 campsites with electricity, picnic areas, picnic shelters, swimming beach, boat ramps, game courts, playgrounds.
Activities:Camping, boating (10 HP limit), fishing, swimming, sledding, ice fishing, ice skating.
Special Features:Once the heart of the iron-producing region, the area still contains the remains of Jefferson Iron Furnace, one of the last iron-smelting furnaces to shut down. It its heyday, it supplied part of the metal necessary to adorn the iron-clad Monitor, the famous battleship of the Civil War.
Address:35 Tommy Been Rd
PO Box 174
Oak Hill, OH 45656

Web: www.ohiodnr.com/parks/parks/jacksonl.htm
Size: 107 acres land; 242 acres water.

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Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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