Forested hills, a picturesque lake and the lazy Ohio River characterize Forked Run State Park. Located in the heart of Appalachia, colorful history, riverboats, scenic vistas and abundant wildlife give the park its rural charm.
81 electric sites
64 non-electric sites
The campground offers showers, pet camping sites and a dump station.
Group camp that can accommodate 25 individuals is available by reservation
3 camper cabins are available for nightly rental
A ten horsepower limit on boat motors ensures a quality boating or fishing experience on the lake.
2 launch ramps provide access to the lake and one to the Ohio River
The easy access launch ramps also have a wheelchair accessible area for fishing plus boat tie-ups and restrooms.
Anglers will enjoy nice catches of crappie, largemouth bass, bluegill and catfish.
Hunting is permitted in designated areas of the park and the nearby Shade River State Forest. Squirrel, deer, grouse and wild turkey are popular game species in the area.
A valid Ohio hunting and/or fishing license is required
400-foot sand beach offers enjoyment for swimmers and sunbathers
Check for water quality advisories
3 picnic areas have tables and grills for picnicking opportunities.
2 shelterhouses are available by reservation online or by calling (866)-644-6727
3 hiking trails provide opportunity for exploration, exercise, nature study and wildlife observation.
Lakeview Trail- Hiking- 2.6 Miles, Moderate
Riverview Trail- Hiking/Biking- .75 Miles, Moderate
Honeysuckle Trail- Hiking- .6 Miles, Easy
More To Do
Disc golf course
Volleyball, horseshoes and tetherball can be enjoyed in day use areas of the park.
Playgrounds are offered in the campground and in day use areas.
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