Put-in-Bay Fall Calendar

Image via Wikipedia PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ — Although summer is almost over, there is still plenty of time to plan a late-summer or fall getaway at Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island, Ohio. Historical Historical Weekend/Parade (Sept. 11 – 13) – Activities include…

Grand Lake St. Mary's Dock Lottery Sept 5

ST. MARYS, OH – Grand Lake St. Marys State Park will hold its annual lottery drawing for boat dock rental privileges on Saturday, September 5. Interested applicants can enter the lottery at the park office no later than 9:45 a.m. The drawing will take…

Boat Safety For Waterfowl Hunters

Duck hunters hunting from a boat in Pennsylvania are urged to wear a properly-fitted personal flotation device (PFD) while on the water, advised John Dunn, Pennsylvania Game Commission Game Bird Section supervisor. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, every year several hunters die from…

Beaver County Regatta August 14th-16th

The Beaver County River Regatta is set for this weekend  in Bridgewater, just at rte 18 and the river. Iit’s just a few miles past Brady Run Park, So I’m Sure you’re familiar with the area. Events include a children’s fishing derby, anything that…

Ohio State Parks Reminds Visitors to 'SwimSafe!' this Summer

Image via Wikipedia Adults reminded to ‘keep an eye on the kids’ around water COLUMBUS, OH – As Ohioans prepare the celebrate the 4th of July weekend, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Parks and Recreation reminds adult visitors to keep an…

Boating Safety for July 4th

Image via Wikipedia COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Watercraft encourages boaters to enjoy fireworks shows and to stay sober and boat safely on the July 4th holiday weekend, which represents among the busiest boating weekends of the…

New Ohio Boating Maps

Image via Wikipedia COLUMBUS, OH – Recreational boaters looking for a marina facility or convenient boat launch ramp can request the newly updated Ohio Boating Areas map and guide from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Watercraft. The free publication is…

Popular PaddleQuest Comes to Lake Milton

Image by lcthulou via Flickr COLUMBUS, OH – Paddle Quest 2009, a series of events that promote canoeing and kayaking in Ohio, is coming to Lake Milton State Park in Lake Milton, Ohio on Saturday, June 6, beginning at 10 a.m. Paddle Quest 2009…

National Recreation Trail System Adds Pittsburgh Area Trails

Image via Wikipedia Susquehenna Water Trail Added also WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar recently designated 22 trails in 13 states as newly recognized National Recreation Trails, adding more than 525 miles of trails to the National Trails System. “From coast to…

Tent Camping, Car Camping, and Now, Expanded Boat Camping

Image via Wikipedia COLUMBUS, OH – This summer, Ohio State Park lakes are offering more opportunities for boaters to camp aboard their crafts or drop anchor and swim in designated areas. Boaters may now sleep aboard their watercrafts while secured to public docks on…

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