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One of the highlights of our summer of 2012 here at Lake Hope was the sighting of the black bear swimming across the lake.  A kayaker took a video and some stunning pictures like the one you see below!!

 
 
  LAKE HOPE STATE PARK
27331 St Rt 278  McArthur, Ohio  45651
740-596-5253
sUNDAY - THURSDAY  9:00AM - 5:00PM
sATURDAY - SUNDAY  9:00AM - 5:00PM
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Meet our new naturalist
 john hickenbottom

Early morning kayakers take off across the lake before the heat of the day.  Photo by Eugenia Mills.

THE WINNER OF LAKE HOPE'S
SAND CASTLE BUILDING CONTEST
JUNE 15TH, 2013

LOTS OF FOLKS CAME OUT FOR OUR 1ST ANNUAL SPRING CRAFT SHOW. MANY OF THEM WERE WONDERING IF WE WERE GOING TO HAVE ONE LATER IN THE YEAR.  WHILE WE ALWAYS HAVE CRAFTERS AT OUR R.O.A.R. EVENT IN OCTOBER, WE MAY SCHEDULE AN EARLY WINTER CRAFT SHOW.  WE WILL KEEP YOU POSTED.  MEANWHILE, TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE BEAUTIFUL CRAFTS PRESENTED AT THE SHOW

 

1ST ANNUAL LAKE HOPE SPRING CRAFT SHOW 
SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2013 FROM 10:00AM TO 4:00PM
Bring Mom out to celebrate Mother's Day with a stroll through our new lodge, take a peak at the local crafters and their wares, and top the day off with a bite to eat in the Lake Hope Dining Room.

The 2013 Annual Lake Hope Fishing Tournament was a huge success!!!  Everyone was a winner!!

ANNUAL LAKE HOPE STATE PARK YOUTH FISHING TOURNAMENT.
SATURDAY, MAY 4TH, 2013     9:00AM TO 11:00AM
Don't miss out this weekend to attend our annual youth fishing tournament.  There will be three age catagories and tropies awarded in each.
cHECK OUT SOME OF THE PHOTOS FROM PREVIOUS TOURNAMENTS!!

1ST ANNUAL SPRING CRAFT SHOW
SATURDAY MAY 11TH, 2013
10:00AM TO 4:00PM
Bring Mom out to the new Lake Hope Lodge on Saturday of Mother's Day weekend to stroll through our lodge and enjoy the wares of local crafters.  You will find items ranging from pine cone wreaths to candies and cookies. Be sure to stop in the dining room for one of their delicious entrees or desserts.

THE NEW LAKE HOPE LODGE
COME AND CHECK US OUT!!

LAKE HOPE ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT

 

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