Activity Facilities Quantity
Resource Land, acres 4870
Water, acres 2160
Nearby Wildlife Area yes
Activities Fishing yes
Hunting yes
Hiking Trail, miles 85
Bridle Trails, miles 55
Backpack Trails, miles 46
Mountain Bike Trail, miles 5
Picnicking yes
Picnic Shelters, # 2
Swimming Beach, feet 1200
Summer Nature Program yes
Boating Boating Limits UNL
Launch Ramps, # 6
Winter Sledding yes
Ice Skating yes
Ice Fishing yes
Cross-Country Skiing yes
Camping Non-electric Campsites 0
Campsites with Elec., # 384
Full Service Campsites 7
Cedar Cabin 4
Camper Cabins 4
Pet Area yes
Campground Beach yes
Showers yes
Flush Toilets yes
Dumpstation yes
Horseman's Campsites, # 17
Backcountry Sites 4

















  • Stonelick State Park is located to the north of East Fork at State Routes 727 and 133 • Camping, fishing, hiking and swimming are just a few of the activities available at Stonelick
  • East Fork's close proximity to the city of Cincinnati makes it easy to combine the best of the outdoor life with the many activities available in the "Queen City." Major sporting events, fine dining, shopping, many cultural events and festivities invite the park's visitors to spend a day in this bustling urban area.
  • For more information on area attractions, visit

East Fork State Park

Park Office Location & Mailing Address:

Camp Office Location:

3294 Elklick Road
Bethel, OH 45106

2837 Old State Route 32
Batavia, OH  45103



N 39° 0' 55.14", W 84° 7' 56.48"


One of Ohio's largest parks, East Fork boasts a large, unlimited horsepower lake with five boat ramps. Diverse in its setting, the park has both meadows and hills making it a fun getaway for folks who like a varied setting.

Park Office:
Camp Office:
Reservations for camping, getaway rentals, & shelters:
513-724-6521 (seasonal)
Reserve online:  
Reserve Campsites
                        online   Reserve Getaway
                        Rentals online   Reserve Shelters
Park Map | Campground Map
Trail Map






Camping   Reserve Campsites online

  • 384 electric sites
  • 5 full-hookup sites 
  • Amenities include showers, flush toilets, drinking water, a camper's beach, and boat ramp
  • Pets are permitted in all areas
  • Equestrian camp with 17 electric sites

Getaway Rentals   Reserve Getaway Rentals online

  • 4 Spacious Cedar Cabins with all the amenities of a fully-equipped RV are available for daily or weekly rental
  • 4 camper cabins may also be rented spring through fall
  • Pets are not permitted in the Getaway Rental units or area


  • 32-mile Steven Newman Worldwalker Perimeter Trail circles the park and is available for hikers, backpackers, and equestrians
    • 4 primitive campsites are located along these trails
    • Permits for their use are available through the park office
  • 4 hiking only trails
    • Cedar Pond Loop • 1/2 Mile • Easy
    • Prairie Trail- Hiking • 3/4 Mile • Easy
    • Whipporwill Trail • 1 Miles • Easy
    •  Fern Hill Trail • 2 Miles • Moderate
  • 2 backpacking/hiking trails
    • Lakeview Trail • 1 Mile • Easy
    • Backpack Trail • 14 Miles • Moderate
  • 4 bridle trails that also allow hiking
    • Pin Oak Trail • 3 Miles • Easy
    • Red Fox Bluff Trail • 3.5 Miles • Moderate
    • Buckeye Trail • 8 Miles • Moderate
    • Cascades Trail • 3 Miles • Moderate
  • Twin Bridges Bridle Trail • 9 Miles • Moderate
  • Mountain Bike Trail • 5 Miles • Moderate



  • 2,160-acre East Fork Lake allows unlimited horsepower boating
  • 6 launch ramps provide access to the lake



  • The lake offers quality fishing with excellent catches of largemouth and smallmouth bass, bluegill, and crappie
  • For the sport fisherman, East Fork is stocked with the Hybrid Striper
  • Valid Ohio fishing license is required


  • 8 Picnic areas with tables, grills and drinking water are located around the park.
  • 2 picnic shelters are available
  • The Turkey Ridge shelter is reservable online or by calling 866-644-6727


  • A 1,200-foot swimming beach features change boots with showers, restrooms and a vending area
  • Check for water quality advisories   Swimming at State Parks


  • Hunting is permitted in designated areas only
  • Hunting blind accessible to persons with mobility-impairments 
  • Valid Ohio hunting license is required

Winter Recreation (conditions permitting)

  • Sledding
  • Ice skating
  • Ice fishing
  • Cross country skiing

More To Do

  • The campground features a mini-golf course, bike rental, basketball and horseshoe courts, and playgrounds

Expanded Information

  • East Fork State Park is leased from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District at William H. Harsha Lake provides plenty of information to make your visit more enjoyable.