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East Fork Lake State Park

East Fork Lake State Park in located in Bethel, Ohio about 40 minutes from downtown Cincinnati and less than 2 hours from downtown Columbus.

One of Ohio’s largest state parks, 4,870-acre East Fork offers a great diversity of recreational opportunities and natural history. ┬áThe park’s terrain includes both rugged hills and open meadows, setting the stage for a wonderful getaway.

2,160-acre William H. Hargus Lake within the park offers amazing opportunities for stand up paddle boarding with many scenic coves that make ideal spots for SUP Yoga.

A 1,200-foot swimming beach features change booths with showers, restrooms and a vending area and provides an easy launch point for paddle boarding.

There is plenty of parking near the launch point to make easy to transport your paddle board to the launch point.

Hiking trails ranging from 1/4 mile to 32 miles are available for the recreational hiker, equestrians, and avid backpackers.

East Fork Lake State Park is a great place to spend the day paddle boarding with friends and family and taking part in all of the additional recreational activities.