Ohio State Parks and Other Local Destinations
Above: Among the most visited Ohio State Parks is Hocking Hills State Park in Logan.
Photo: Amy Strahler
top 10 facts about ohio
1. The official state flower of Ohio is the Scarlet Carnation.
2. The official state tree of Ohio is the Buckeye.
3. The official state bird of Ohio is the Cardinal.
4. The state of Ohio features 83 Ohio State Parks, 8 National Parks, and many preserved National historic sites.
5. The state of Ohio is divided into five geographical
regions: Northwest, Northeast, Southwest, Southeast, and Central.
The ten largest cities in Ohio (by population size) are Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, Dayton, Parma, Canton, Youngstown and Lorain, in that
8. Ohio has 13 state universities.
9. Native American Indian Tribes from Ohio include the Mingo and the Shawnee.
10. Amish communities occupy villages in 26 of Ohio's 88 counties.
Above: An Amish Village in Eastern Ohio.
Photo credit: travelhost.com
Here is an alphabetical list of all 13 state universities in Ohio.
- Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green)
- Central State University (Wilberforce)
- Cleveland State University (Cleveland)
- Kent State University (Kent)
- Miami University (Oxford)
- The Ohio State University (Columbus)
- Ohio University (Athens)
- Shawnee State University (Portsmouth)
- The University of Akron (Akron)
- University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati)
- University of Toledo (Toledo)
- Wright State University (Dayton/Fairborn)
- Youngstown State University (Youngstown)
Shown below: Ohio University in Athens.
ohio national parks
Here's an alphabetical list of all 8 National Parks located in the state of Ohio.
- Cedar Point National Wildlife Refuge
- Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area
- Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
- Hopewell Culture National Historical Park
- Huffman Prairie National Historic Landmark
- Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
- Wayne National Forest
- West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge
Scroll down for a list of Ohio State Parks.
Below: A group of Amish children in Holmes County, Ohio.
Below: The Y-Bridge to Akron.
Above: Overlooking Cincinnati.
Above: The attractive Clifton Fountain in downtown Cincinnati.
Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cseeman/7818849984/
Above: A quaint residential neighborhood in Cleveland.
Above: The Old North Columbus neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio.
Above: The cozy little city of Delaware, located in Delaware County, Ohio.
Photo credit: dnjournal.com
Above: Catamarans float calmly by the shores of downtown Toledo at sunset.
Ohio State Parks
Here's a complete alphabetical list of Ohio State Parks:
- A W Marion State Park
- Alum Creek State Park
- Barkcamp State Park
- Beaver Creek State Park
- Blue Rock State Park
- Buck Creek State Park
- Buckeye Lake State Park
- Burr Oak State Park
- Caesar Creek State Park
- Catawba Island State Park
- Cleveland Lakefront State Park
- Cowan State Park
- Crane Creek State Park
- Deer Creek State Park
- Delaware State Park
- Dillon State Park
- East Fork State Park
- East Harbor State Park
- Edgewater State Park
- Findley State Park
- Forked Run State Park
- Fort Amanda State Park
- Fox Island State Park
- Geneva-On-The-Lake State Park
- Grand Lake State Park
- Great Circle Earthworks
- Great Seal State Park
- Guilford Lake State Park
- Harbor Point State Park
- Harrison Lake State Park
- Harrison State Park
- Headlands Beach State Park
- Hocking Hills State Park
- Howes State Park
- Hueston Woods State Park
- Independence Dam State Park
- Indian Lake State Park
- Jefferson Lake State Park
- John Bryan State Park
- Kelleys Island State Park
- Kiser Lake State Park
- Lake Hope State Park
- Lake Logan State Park
- Lake Loramie State Park
- Lake Milton State Park
- Lake White State Park
- Little Miami Scenic State Park
- Madison Lake State Park
- Malabar Farm State Park
- Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
- Mary Jane Thurston State Park
- Maumee Bay State Park
- Mohican State Park
- Mosquito Creek State Park
- Mosquito Lake State Park
- Mount Gilead State Park
- Muskingum River Parkway State Park
- Nelson-Kennedy Ledges State Park
- North Turkeyfoot State Park
- Paint Creek State Park
- Pfizer State Park
- Pike Lake State Park
- Portage Lakes State Park
- Punderson State Park
- Pymatuning State Park
- Quail Hollow State Park
- Rocky Fork State Park
- Salt Fork State Park
- Scioto Trail State Park
- Shawnee State Park
- South Bass Island State Park
- Spiegel Grove State Park
- Stonelick Lake State Park
- Stroud Run State Park
- Sycamore State Park
- Tar Hollow State Park
- Tarlton State Park
- Thurston State Park
- Tinkers Creek State Park
- Treaty Of Greenville State Park
- Van Buren Lake State Park
- West Branch State Park
- Wolf Run State Park
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