Jefferson County Parks & Nature Preserves

The following list of parks and preserves includes those managed by federal, state, county, and non-governmental agencies (such as the National Audubon Society, the Nature Conservancy, various historical societies, etc.).

We have tried to collect information on the activities and facilities available at various parks, but things may change without us knowing about it. So please double-check the information at the official site (click on the park’s name to go there).




Brush Creek (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 4,131 acres
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Wildlife Area Map for Brush Creek
Fernwood (State Forest)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 3,023 acres
  • Total trail length: 3 miles
  • Dog friendly
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Firearms range
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Camp sites
  • Restrooms (Latrines)
Friendship Park (County Park)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 1,320 acres
  • Bridle trails
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Camp sites
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Restrooms
  • Boating, hiking
Guilford Lake (State Park)
  • 6835 East Lake Road, Lisbon, OH 44432
  • Park size: 396 acres
  • Total trail length: 0.5 miles
  • Dog friendly (Not on beach)
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Camp sites
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming (600 ft beach), boating
  • Campground Map
  • Park Map for Guilford Lake
Jefferson Lake (State Park)
  • 501 Township Road 261A, Richmond, Ohio 43944–9710
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 945 acres
  • Total trail length: 2 miles
  • Dog friendly (Not on beach)
  • Bridle trails
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Camp sites
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Cross country ski trails
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming (200 ft beach), boating
  • Campground Map
  • Park Map for Jefferson Lake
Keen (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 84 acres
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Wildlife Area Map for Keen




Last Update: 2017-07-24 16:32:02

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