West Branch State Park is located in Portage Co., 19 miles east of Akron.
The meandering lake appeals to nature lovers, boaters & anglers. Miles of wooded shoreline are ideal for camping, hiking & other recreation. Hike 12 mi. of trails, mountain bike 7 mi. of trails (closed til 5/15/07), or ride your horse on 20 mi. of bridle trails (bring your own horse; closed til 4/1/07). Scenic picnic areas provide tables & grills. Picnic shelters are first-come first-served. Programs provide summer entertainment.
2,650-acre Michael J. Kirwan Lake offers a sand beach. From sailing to power boats, all boating is permitted w/no horsepower limit. Fuel, boat rental & seasonal dock rentals are available along w/4 launch ramps for easy lake access.
Enjoy fishing from shore or the lake for walleye, bass & trophy-size muskie. Hunting is permitted in designated areas. A valid Ohio fishing &/or hunting license is required.
198 non-electric/electric/full-service campsites are available. Amenities: showers, flush toilets, laundry facilities & hand water pumps. Pets permitted on designated sites.
2006 Camping Fees are $20-$30/night. Call 1-866-OHIO-PARKS for reservations. Rates are subject to change.
Hours: Sunday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Address: West Branch State Park
5708 Esworthy Road Route 5
Phone: (330) 296-3239
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