Pymatuning State Park

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Pymatuning State Park

Location:1 hour east of Cleveland, in the northeast part of the state.
Facilities:352 campsites (331 with electricity), 3 rent-a-yurt units, showers, flush toilets, laundry, 58 cottages, picnic areas, picnic shelters, hiking trails (2 miles), swimming beach, food concession, boat ramps, boat rentals, playgrounds, game courts, nature center.
Activities:Camping, boating (10 HP limit), fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing, ice skating, ice fishing, ice boating, nature programs.
Special Features:Pymatuning is a state park in both Ohio and Pennsylvania (see separate entry in Pennsylvania state parks section). Pymatuning Lake is one of the finest walleye and muskellunge fishing lakes in the country.
Address:PO Box 1000
Andover, OH 44003

Size: 3,512 acres land; 1,407 acres water.

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Pymatuning State Park

Location:Off US 322 in the northwest corner of the state.
Facilities:More than 1,000 class A/B campsites (about half with electricity), group tent/trailer camp, 25 modern cabins (é), showers, flush and pit toilets, laundry, picnic areas (é), picnic pavilions, snack bar, swimming beaches, boat rentals, boat launch, boat mooring, marina, hiking trails (2 miles), snowmobile trails, amphitheater, playfield, playground, environmental programs.
Activities:Camping, hunting, boating (10 HP limit), fishing, swimming, hiking, cross-country skiing, ice boating, ice fishing, snowmobiling, sledding, nature programs.
Special Features:Park includes 17,088-acre Pymatuning Reservoir, a large manmade lake featuring a dam, spillway, fish hatchery, two causeways across the lake, and the Pennsylvania Game Commission Visitor Center and Waterfowl Museum. The spillway is one of the more popular spots for visitors because the fish being fed are so crowded that ducks appear to walk on the fishes' backs to compete for handouts.
Address:2660 Williamsfield Rd
Jamestown, PA 16134

Size: 21,122 acres.

See other parks in Pennsylvania.
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Features and attractions popular with visitors include eight lakes (two of which are the largest glacial lakes in Pennsylvania), French Creek (one of the world's most biologically diverse streams and named by George Washington), Pymatuning State Park, Erie National Wildlife Refuge, Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad and Conneaut Lake Park.
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