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Rainbow Trout Stocking Dates

Young male with family showing the fish he caught

Over 80,000 rainbow trout are released every spring in public lakes and ponds across Ohio.

2022 Rainbow Trout Stocking Dates & Locations

Rainbow trout releases will take place across Ohio during March through May in 2022, as long as areas are ice-free and accessible to anglers. Stockings of these public lakes and ponds are excellent opportunities for families to fish together. Fishing for catchable-sized trout is a great way to introduce young people to the outdoors. Rainbow trout are raised at state fish hatcheries and measure 10-13 inches before they are released by the ODNR Division of Wildlife. The daily harvest limit for inland lakes is five trout per angler.

** Indicates a special angler event is planned for the trout release.

Call 1-800-WILDLIFE (800) 945-3543 for specific information.

 Location Name  County | District  Release Date
ADAMS LAKE Adams | District 5 3/15/2022
RUSH RUN LAKE Preble | District 5 3/16/2022
FORKED RUN LAKE Meigs | District 4 3/17/2022
WOLF RUN LAKE Noble | District 4 3/23/2022
BELMONT LAKE Belmont | District 4 3/24/2022
LAKE ALMA Vinton | District 4 3/24/2022
CALDWELL LAKE Ross | District 4 3/24/2022
BLUE ROCK LAKE Muskingum | District 4 3/25/2022
TIMBRE RIDGE LAKE Lawrence| District 4 3/25/2022
BARNESVILLE RESERVOIR #3 Belmont | District 4 3/25/2022
MT. GILEAD LAKE Morrow | District 1 3/31/2022
NEW LEXINGTON RESERVOIR 1A Perry | District 4 3/31/2022
BLUE LIMESTONE PARK Delaware | District 1 4/1/2022
FOUNDATION PARK Knox | District 1 4/1/2022
CLARK LAKE Clark | District 5 4/1/2022
ROCKY FORK STATE PARK POND Highland | District 5 4/1/2022
LAMBERJACK LAKE Seneca | District 2 4/1/2022
SHELBY RESERVOIR #3 Richland | District 2 4/4/2022
PETROS LAKE Stark | District 3 4/4/2022
ROWLAND NATURE PRESERVE LAKE Lorain | District 3 4/4/2022
WALKER ROAD POND Lorain | District 3 4/4/2022
NORWALK RESERVOIR #1 Huron | District 2 4/5/2022
JEFFERSON LAKE Jefferson | District 3 4/5/2022
GLACIER LAKE Mahoning | District 3 4/5/2022
QUARRY PARK Marion | District 1 4/6/2022
VAN WERT RESERVOIR #1 Van Wert | District 2 4/6/2022
DELTA RESERVOIR #2 Fulton | District 2 4/7/2022
VESUVIUS LAKE Lawrence | District 4 4/7/2022
MCKARNS LAKE Williams | District 2 4/7/2022
HINCKLEY LAKE Medina | District 3 4/8/2022
PUNDERSON LAKE** Geauga | District 3 4/9/2022
LITTLE TURTLE POND** Summit | District 3 4/9/2022
YOCTANGEE PARK LAKE** Ross | District 4 4/9/2022
PIKE LAKE** Pike | District 4 4/11/2022
CENCI PARK LAKE Fairfield | District 1 4/14/2022
SILVER CREEK LAKE Summit | District 3 4/14/2022
VETERAN'S PARK POND Lake | District 3 4/14/2022
ANTRIM LAKE Franklin | District 1 4/15/2022
HERITAGE PARK Franklin | District 1 4/15/2022
ROSE LAKE** Hocking | District 4 4/15/2022
WHITE STAR QUARRY Sandusky | District 2 4/15/2022
JACKSON CITY RESERVOIR** Jackson | District 4 4/16/2022
WILLSHIRE QUARRY** Van Wert | District 2 4/16/2022
PEARSON METROPARK PONDS** Lucas | District 2 4/16/2022
CANNONBALL POND** Lucas | District 2 4/16/2022
LIMA LAKE Allen | District 2 4/18/2022
SWANTON WATERWORKS RESERVOIR Lucas | District 2 4/18/2022
TAWAWA LAKE Shelby | District 5 4/18/2022
BRUSHWOOD LAKE Summit | District 3 4/19/2022
MUNROE FALLS LAKE Summit | District 3 4/19/2022
DAVIS LAKE Auglaize | District 5 4/20/2022
DOW LAKE Athens | District 4 4/21/2022
SYCAMORE STATE PARK POND Montgomery | District 5 4/21/2022
MALABAR FARM SP INN POND** Richland | District 2 4/22/2022
SHADOW LAKE Cuyahoga | District 3 4/22/2022
BEARTOWN LAKE (LOWER) Geauga | District 3 4/22/2022
MAUMEE BAY FAMILY POND** Lucas | District 2 4/23/2022
ROOSEVELT LAKE** Scioto | District 4 4/23/2022
TURKEY CREEK LAKE** Scioto | District 4 4/23/2022
EAST HARBOR STATE PARK POND** Ottawa | District 2 4/23/2022
SLEEPY HOLLOW PARK** Lucas | District 2 4/23/2022
SUNBURY UPGROUND #1 Delaware | District 1 4/29/2022
OHIO CANAL LOCK #4** Stark | District 3 4/30/2022
OLANDER LAKE** Lucas | District 2 4/30/2022
CROSS ROADS INDUSTRIAL PONDS** Crawford | District 2 4/30/2022
EYMAN PARK** Fayette | District 1 4/30/2022
ASHLEY UPGROUND** Delaware | District 1 4/30/2022
OHIO / ERIE CANAL Cuyahoga | District 3 5/6/2022
STONELICK LAKE** Clermont | District 5 5/7/2022
GIERTZ LAKE** Hancock | District 2 5/7/2022


Directions to Ohio's Trout Lakes

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District 1 - Central Ohio

Antrim Park Lake (Columbus): From SR 315 and Bethel Road in Columbus go west on Bethel Road to Olentangy River Road. Turn right on Olentangy River Road. Turn right into Antrim Park at flashing yellow light.

Ashley upground (Ashley): from SR 229 and SR 42 head east on SR 229. The reservoir will be less than one mile down the road on the right. The entrance to the park will be the first right after passing Ashley Road (CR 243).

Blue Limestone Park Pond (Delaware): From SR 23 and Central Avenue proceed west on Central Avenue. Turn left on Elizabeth Street. Turn right on John Street. This is the entrance to Blue Limestone Park.

Cenci Park Pond (Lancaster): From SR 33 in downtown Lancaster go south on SR 33. Exit on Broad Street (also listed as SR 793). Turn right on Broad Street. Entrance to Cenci Park is just beyond overpass.

Eyman Park Ponds (Washington Court House): From I-71 and SR 41 go south on SR 41 to Washington Court House. Turn right on Eyman Park Drive. Youth-only fishing until 2:00 pm on day of stocking.

Foundation Park Pond (Mt. Vernon): From SR 229 and SR 36 go north on Columbus Street. Turn left at Norton Street. Proceed north on Norton Street until it dead-ends in Foundation Park. The first pond on the left is stocked with rainbow trout.

Heritage Park Pond (Groveport): From I-270 and Alum Creek exit go south on Alum Creek Drive. Turn left (east) on Groveport Road to College Street in Groveport. Turn right onto College Street. College Street ends on Wirt/Rohr Road. Turn right and enter Heritage Park at gate on left. (Groveport fishing regulations - catch and release only for all species other than rainbow trout for anglers 16 years and older).

Mt. Gilead State Park Lake (Mt. Gilead): From downtown Mt. Gilead take SR 95 east to the edge of town. Park is on left. Rainbow trout are stocked in the larger pond.

Quarry Park Pond (Marion): From SR 23 and Marion-Williamsport Road go west on Marion-Williamsport Road to Hillman-Ford Road. Turn left, Quarry Park is on left.

Sunbury Upground (Sunbury): from I-71 and SR 36/37 head east on SR 36/37 for approximately three miles. Continue straight (east) on Cherry Street and then turn left (north) on Otis Street. Otis Street. will dead end at the upground reservoirs. Rainbow trout will be stocked in the reservoir on the right (east).

District 2 - Northwest Ohio

Crossroads Pond (Bucyrus): North of the City of Bucyrus off SR 4. Enter the Crossroads Industrial Park Complex on the east side of SR 4, approximately one-quarter mile north of US 30. Follow the Crossroads Parkway approximately one-half mile to the parking lot at the end of the road. No special restrictions.

Delta Reservoir #2 (Delta): Take US 20 ALT (SR 2) east / west through Delta. In Delta, turn north on Taylor Street (Co. Rd. 7) to County Road H. Turn west (left) on County Road H to entrance for reservoirs. No special harvest restrictions.

East Harbor State Park Pond (Port Clinton): Follow SR 163 east out of Port Clinton towards Marblehead. Turn north (left) on SR 269 north. Turn east (right) into the entrance to East Harbor State Park. Open to children only for the first six hours on day of youth fishing event.

Giertz Lake (Findlay): Take SR 568 (Sandusky Street) east out of City of Findlay about three miles. Turn right (south) on Township Road 241 at sign for Riverbend Hancock Co. Park. You just go a short distance across the bridge and turn left on Township Road 208. Geirtz Lake is on Township Road 208 at Riverbend Park. Closed to fishing until the children’s fishing festival. During the festival (morning of first Saturday after stocking) open to children only until after the festival is over (around noon). Open to all anglers after the festival is over.

Lamberjack Lake, Fostoria #3 (Fostoria): From Fostoria, turn west on Center Street off of County Line Road. Center Street is one block south of SR 18. Follow Center Street to the Fostoria City Park. Lamberjack Lake has a boat ramp and is the larger of the two lakes in the park. No special restrictions.

Lima Lake (Lima): Take I-75 to Lima and exit east on SR 81. The lake is off SR 81 east of I-75. No special restrictions.

McKarns Lake (Bryan): From Bryan, Ohio take SR 15 north about five miles. Turn west (left) on County Road J. After you cross over SR 576, continue on CR J for another 1.5 miles where you will cross over the St. Joseph River. McKarn's Lake is just past the river on the south (left) side of CR J.

Olander Lake (Toledo): From Toledo, take I-475 north to Central Avenue (SR 20) exit. Turn west (left) on to Central Avenue. Take Central Avenue to McCord and turn north (right) on McCord Road. Follow McCord Road to Sylvania Avenue and turn west (left) on Sylvania Avenue. Enter Olander Park (there is a parking fee to enter the park or you may park free on the street and walk in). No fishing on Friday the day trout are stocked, and then on the Saturday after stocking, children only until 1:00 PM. Open to all anglers after 1:00 PM.

Norwalk Reservoir No. 1 (Norwalk): Follow SR 18 / US 20 Norwalk bypass. Exit on to Akron Road to the west (Business SR 18). Turn left on Old State Road (south) to Norwalk City Reservoirs on left. No special restrictions.

Pearson Lake, Toledo Metro Parks (Toledo): On SR 2. Lake is about two miles east of the City of Oregon (east of Toledo). When traveling from the east there is a big sign at the entrance on State Route 2 between Lallendrof Road (west side of park) and Wynn Road (east side of park). Open only to children under the age of 16 the first Friday and Saturday that fish are stocked. Open to all anglers on the first Sunday after fish are stocked.

Schoonover Lake (Lima): Take I-75 to Lima and exit west on SR 81. Schoonover Park is off SR 81 about 1.5 miles west of I-75. No special harvest restrictions.

Shelby Reservoir #3 (Shelby): From the City of Shelby, take SR 61 north to London West Road. Turn east (right) on London West Road. The entrance to the reservoir is on London West Road, about 1 mile east of SR 61. No special harvest restrictions.

Swanton Water Works Reservoir (Swanton): The address is 3945 Waterville Swanton Road, Swanton, OH 43558. Swanton Reservoir is located just southeast of the City of Swanton on State Route 64. From the Toledo area take State Hwy 2 (Airport Highway) west past the airport. Turn south (left) on State Route 64 (Waterville Swanton Road) for about one mile. From the Napoleon area follow State Highway 2 east toward Swanton. Continue on State Highway 2 to State Route 64 (Waterville Swanton Rd) and turn south (right) for about one mile.

Van Wert Reservoir #2 (Van Wert): From the City of Van Wert, take US 127 south. Turn into the entrance for the reservoirs off US 127 on the south side of the city. No special harvest restrictions.

White Star Quarry (Fremont): From City of Fremont, take US 6 west towards City of Helena. Just west of Helena, turn north (right) on SR 300 towards Gibsonburg. Before you get to Gibsonburg, turn east (right) into the entrance to White Star Quarry Park. No special harvest restrictions.

District 3 - Northeast Ohio

Beartown Lake (Chagrin Falls): Located within the Geauga Park District, Beartown Lake (lower) is southwest of Chagrin Falls. Take 422 (either direction) to exit 23 (OH-306). Travel south on State Route 306 for about 1 mile and turn east (left) onto Taylor May Road. Follow Taylor May Road for 2.6 miles until Quinn Road on your right. Turn right onto Quinn Road and proceed south for 1.5 miles until Quinn dead-ends into Beartown Lakes Reservation. Park hours are 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Brushwood Lake (Richfield): Located in Furnace Run Metro Park, take exit 147 (Miller Road) if heading south from Cleveland on I-77 or exit 146 (I-80/Youngstown; this won’t put you on the turnpike) if traveling north on I-77 from Akron. If you arrived via exit 147, take Miller Road west to Barr Road, turn south (left) onto Barr Road and Furnace Run Metro Park will be on your left in 1.6 miles. If you are arriving via exit 146 from the south, follow signs off the exit for Brecksville Road and take Brecksville Road to the south, crossing under I-77, and turn right onto Townsend Road. Furnace Run Metro Park will be on your right in about 1 mile once on Townsend Road. Park hours are 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Glacier Lake – Mill Creek MetroParks (Youngstown): Take I-76 east (from Akron/Cleveland) to the I-76/I-80 merge. From I-76/80 take I-680 to the Connecticut Avenue/Belle Vista Avenue exit. At the foot of the exit ramp turn left onto Manhattan Avenue and then right onto Belle Vista Avenue. Proceed across Mahoning Avenue (traffic signal; Calvary Cemetery is on the right) and, at the end of the cemetery's fence, turn left into Mill Creek MetroParks. Follow the park drive to Glacier Lake’s west shore. Restrictions: Glacier Lake is open to fishing from March 1 through November 30. Fishing hours are sunrise through sunset.

Hinckley Lake (Cleveland): Travel east on SR 303 to SR 606. Travel south on SR 606 to Bellus Road and then east to the park entrance. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from 6 a.m. until 11 p.m.. No boats can be operated after 10:30 p.m..

Jefferson Lake (Wintersville): Take SR 43 north through Richmond. Go about one mile and turn right on CR 54. Continue for about two miles on CR 54 to the entrance of the park. Restrictions: Jefferson Lake is open 24 hours a day to anglers of all ages.

Little Turtle Pond (Akron): Little Turtle Pond is located within Firestone Metro Park (part of Metroparks Serving Summit County). From US 224/I-277 exit at South Main Street. Take South Main Street (south over the expressway if westbound exit) or directly ahead (if exiting eastbound) to Swartz Road. Go east 0.9 mile to Harrington Road. Go south on Harrington Road 0.10 miles to Little Turtle Pond parking lot at 2400 Harrington Road. Restrictions: The pond is open to youth 15 years of age and younger only.

Lock # 4-Ohio Canal (Canal Fulton): Lock # 4 of the Ohio Canal is located in Canal Fulton. Take I-77 south to Portage Street (exit 111). Go west on Portage Street to Canal Fulton. Turn left (south) on Millfield Road. Turn left (east) on Erie Street and go 1/2 mile to the park entrance on the right. Restrictions: The park is normally open from sunrise to sunset. There is a trout derby which is held on the last Saturday in April each year. On the derby day only youth between 5 and 15 years of age may fish Lock #4 from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. After that time people of all ages may fish.

Munroe Falls Lake (Munroe Falls): From the south (Canton), take Route 8 to exit 5B for Portage Trail. At the off ramp, turn east (right) onto Portage Trail and then an immediate left at the light onto Munroe Falls Avenue. Follow Munroe Falls Avenue for approximately 2 miles until it intersections at a “T” with Route 91 (S. Main Street). Turn right onto South Main Street/91 and then in about a quarter mile turn east (left) onto South River Road. Summit Metro Park’s Munroe Falls Metro Park is on your right in 1 mile. Park hours are 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Ohio/Erie Canal (Cleveland): Take I-77 north (from Cleveland) to Grant Avenue. Exit at Grant Avenue and travel west to East 49th Street. Travel south on East 49th Street to the park entrance. Enter the park and proceed to the Canal Way Visitor's Center. Park at the center and walk down the trail to the fishing area. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from 6 a.m. until 11 p.m. The canal fishing area will be closed May 17-19 in preparation for Spring Children's Fishing Derbies May 19. During the derby, children can fish from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The general public is allowed to fish after 4 PM May 19.

Petros Lake (Canton): Take I-77 (south from Canton) to exit 101. Go west on Faircrest Street. Turn north on Perry Drive. Petros Lake is located at the corner of Perry Drive SW and Faircrest Street SW. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from sunrise to sunset.

Punderson Lake (Newbury): Punderson Lake is located off of SR 87, approximately two miles west of SR 44 and six miles east of SR 306. Restrictions: This lake is open 24 hours a day for fishing.

Rowland Nature Preserve Lake (Elyria): Traveling on I-80 (west from Cleveland), take exit 145 for OH-57 Lorain/Elyria. After toll gate, follow signs for OH-57S Elyria. Turn right onto OH-113W/John F. Kennedy Memorial Parkway. Continue 1.8 miles and turn right (north) onto Murray Ridge Road. Follow Murray Ridge 0.3 miles and Rowland Nature Preserve is on the right. Follow trail east from the parking lot to reach the lake. Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from sunrise to sunset. In addition to ample shoreline access, paddling craft and carry-in boats with electric motors are permitted –there is no boat ramp.

Shadow Lake (Cleveland): Take I-271 (north from Akron) to US 422. Take US 422 east to the Harper Road exit. Travel south to Solon Road. Take Solon Road west to the Hawthorn Parkway. Take the Hawthorn Parkway south to Shadow Lake. The lake is located east of the Hawthorn Parkway and approximately .5 mile south of Solon Road. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from 6 a.m. until 11 p.m.

Silver Creek Lake (Akron): Take US 224 (west from Akron) to SR 21. Take SR 21 and travel south for approximately three miles to SR 585. Take SR 585 (south)west and immediately exit at Hametown Road. Turn north (left) on Hametown Road and travel 0.5 mile to the park entrance on the left. Follow the park signs to the lake. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from 6 a.m. until 11 p.m. Boat rentals are available from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Walker Road Pond (Avon Lake): Located in Avon Lake on the border of Bay Village, Walker Road Park is jointly owned by both cities. From Cleveland, South, and East, take I-90 west to exit 156 (Crocker/Bassett). At the off-ramp, head north on Crocker Road for 1 mile to the intersection of Wolf Road. Turn west (left) onto Wolfe Road until you reach the intersection with Bradley Road in 0.5 miles. Turn north (right) onto Bradley and proceed about 0.5 miles until the intersection at Walker Road. At Walker Road, turn west (left) and the entrance to Walker Road Park will be on your left in approximately 0.5 miles.

Veterans Park Granger Pond (Mentor): Take SR 2 (east from Eastlake) to the SR 615 exit. Go north on SR 615 for approximately one mile to the Munson Road and Center Street intersection. Drive north on SR 615 (Center Street) for about 0.5 mile to Hopkins Road. Continue north to Veteran's Park, which is located on the west (left) side of the road. Granger Pond is located within Veteran's Park. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m..

District 4 - Southeast Ohio

Barnesville City Reservoir # 3, Slope Creek Reservoir (Barnesville): Take SR 800 south from Barnesville, turn right (south/west) on Township Rd 514 to boat ramp.

Belmont Lake, Barkcamp State Park (St. Clairsville): Depart St Clairsville, Ohio using Interstate 70 (west). Using Exit 208, turn left (south) onto SR 149. Turn left (east) onto SR 147, then left (north) onto SR 147 (SR149). Bear left (east) onto SR 149. Turn left (North) onto Township Road 208 (Plainfield Road). Bear right (northeast) onto ODNR Local Road.

Blue Rock State Park, Cutler Lake (Zanesville): Depart Zaneville, Ohio using SR 60. Turn left (east) onto Shaver Road. Turn left (north) onto Poverty Ridge Road. Turn right (north) on ODNR Local Road.

Dow Lake, Stroud’s Run State Park (Athens): Depart Athens, Ohio on E. State Street off US 33. Turn right (north) onto Madison Avenue. Turn right (northeast) onto Columbia Avenue. Road name changes to County Road (CR) 20 (Stroud's Run Road). Turn right to stay on CR 20. Turn right to continue on CR 20. Turn onto ODNR Local Road.

Forked Run State Park (Tuppers Plains): Depart Tuppers Plains, Ohio on SR 7. Turn left (east) onto SR 681. Turn right (south) onto SR 124. Turn right (north) onto ODNR Local Road.

Jackson City Reservoir, Hammertown Lake (Jackson): Depart Jackson, Ohio on East Main Street. Turn left on Broadway Street. Continue on E. South Street. Continue on W. South Street. W. South Street becomes Jisco West Road. Turn right on Hammertown Lake Road.

Lake Alma State Park (Wellston): Depart downtown Wellston, Ohio using SR 93 (N. Pennsylvania Avenue). Turn right (east) onto SR 349. Turn right (east) onto Lake Alma State Park ODNR Local Road.

New Lexington City Reservoir (New Lexington): Depart New Lexington, on SR 13 (north), turn left (west) on SR 37 and SR 13, turn right (north) on SR 13, turn right (northeast) on Perry County Road 19, arrive at New Lexington Reservoir "ramp."

Rose Lake (Hocking Hills State Park): Depart from US 33 and SR 664 intersection (southwest) on SR 664 from Logan, Ohio. Arrive at Hocking Hills State Park Lodge HDQ (internal roads).

Turkey Creek Lake, Shawnee State Park (Portsmouth): Depart Portsmouth, Ohio West onto US 52. Turn right (northwest) onto SR 125. Turn left (west) onto ODNR Local Road to boat ramp or shore access.

Timbre Ridge Lake, Wayne National Forest (Ironton): Depart US 52, Ironton, Ohio at U.S. 52 (west). At exit SR 141, keep right onto ramp. Turn right (northeast) onto SR 141 (Campbell Drive). Bear right (north) onto SR 141. Turn left to stay on SR 141. Keep left onto SR 775 and follow Palestine Church-Yarico Road. Turn right (south) onto Timber Ridge Rec. Road 91.

Vesuvius Lake (Ironton): Depart Ironton, Ohio from US 52 and SR 93 intersection, keep straight onto SR 93 (northeast) then turn right (east) on Lawrence County Road 29 (Ellisonville-Paddle Creek Road). Turn left (north) on Lawrence County Road 20 (Loop Road) and then turn right (east) into Vesuvius Lake boat ramp area.

Wolf Run State Park (Belle Valley): Depart Belle Valley, Ohio at State Route 821 exit off Interstate 77. Go Southeast on SR 821. Turn left (northeast) on SR 215 . Turn left (northwest) on Park Drive (or other ODNR Local Roads).

Yoctangee Park Lake, Chillicothe Park District (Chillicothe): Depart from SR 104 @ US 35, Chillicothe, Ohio. Continue on N High St. Turn left on W Main St. Turn left on N Mulberry St.

District 5 - Southwest Ohio

Adams Lake (West Union): From West Union, follow SR 41 east/north 1.5 miles to the Adams Lake State Park entrance on the left.

Davis Lake, 15500 Saint Marys River Road: From US 33 and SR 66 in St. Marys, head north on SR 66 for two miles. Turn left onto Glynwood Road. Follow Glynwood Road. for two miles, then turn left onto St. Marys River Road. The entrance to the lake will be .5 mile on the left.

Clark Lake (Springfield): From the Springfield area, take I-70 east to the US 40 exit. Follow US 40 east for just 0.1 mile, and turn left (north) on Bowman Road. Follow Bowman Road about 1.2 miles to Old Columbus Road. Turn right (east), and follow Old Columbus Road one mile to Vernon Asbury Road. Turn left (north) on Vernon Asbury Road, and the entrance to Clark Lake is ahead on the right

Rocky Fork State Park Pond: From Hillsboro, take OH-124 East about 6 miles, turn left onto Chestnut Road, in about 2 miles turn left on Blue Ribbon Road which ends at Rocky Fork Lake South Beach where the pond is located.

Rush Run Lake (Germantown): From Germantown, follow SR 725 west to Gratis. Continue west on SR 725 another 3.7 miles to Wayne Trace Road. Turn left (south), and follow Wayne Trace Road 3.5 miles to Northern Road. Turn right (west), and follow Northern Road one mile to Pogue Frazee Road. Turn right (north), and follow Pogue Frazee Road about 0.7 miles to the main parking lot for Rush Run Lake.

Stonelick Lake (Milford): From Milford, follow SR 131 east about 8.5 miles to SR 727. Follow SR 727 east about three miles to the main entrance for Stonelick State Park.

Sycamore State Park Lake (Dayton): From Trotwood, take Wolf Creek Pike west about 2.8 miles to Diamond Mill Road. Turn right (north), and follow Diamond Mill Road about 0.5 mile to Providence Road. Turn left (west), follow Providence Road about 0.5 mile, and turn left into the entrance for the Overlook Picnic Area.

Tawawa Lake (Sidney): From I-75 and SR 29 interchange, take SR 29 east about 2.2 miles to downtown Sidney. Follow SR 29 east across the Great Miami River. Turn left onto SR 47 East/North. Follow SR 47 one half mile, and turn right onto Tawawa Drive at Tawawa Park.