Nature in Scioto County

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PROTECTED AREAS

Shawnee State Park & Forest - Ohio's largest state forest, over 88,000 acres. Route 125, Friendship. Hiking, camping, lodges, fishing, swimming and more.

Shawnee State Park & Forest - Ohio's largest state forest, over 88,000 acres. Route 125, Friendship. Hiking, camping, lodges, fishing, swimming and more.
 

Ohio River - Portsmouth Accessible from the Court Street Landing or Offnere Street (off Second Street)
 

Scioto River - Portsmouth Walking entrance from Alexandria Park (Front Street, off 2nd St. at Scioto/Ohio River merge)
 

Holiday Point Marina - Old U.S. 52 Franklin Furnace

FISHING AREAS

BOAT CLUBS

Shawnee State Marina - U.S. 52 West West Portsmouth Watch for sign to the left
 

Holiday Point Marina - Old U.S. 52 Franklin Furnace
 

Captain's Cove Marina - Old U.S. 52 Franklin Furnace
 

Shawnee Boat Club - Court Street Landing, under Grant Bridge
 

The Anchor Pad Boat Club - Court Street Landing

LAKES

Shawnee State Park - U.S. 52 to Route 125 West Portsmouth Several lakes for fishing, swimming and boating
 

Lake White - U.S. 23 Lucasville follow the signs
 

Bloom Lake (Pay lake, bait, tackle) 275C Bloom Furnace Road South Webster
 

Rick's Fishin' Hole (Pay lake, bait, tackle) 2161 Big Pete Road Franklin Furnace