Tinkers Creek State Park Article

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Tinkers Creek State Park
Map showing the location of Tinkers Creek State Park
Map showing the location of Tinkers Creek State Park
Location Portage County, Ohio, USA
Nearest city Streetsboro
Coordinates 41°16′25″N 81°22′32″W / 41.27361°N 81.37556°W / 41.27361; -81.37556
TINKERS CREEK STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

41°16′25″N 81°22′32″W / 41.27361°N 81.37556°W / 41.27361; -81.37556
[1]
AreaLand: 355 acres (1.44 km2)
Water: 15 acres (61,000 m2)
Elevation1007 [1]
Established1973
Governing body Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Tinkers Creek State Park is a state park located in Streetsboro, Portage County, Ohio, United States. Its many small lakes and marshes provide food and habitat for beavers and thousands of waterfowl. [2]

History

Before the state park opened, a private park called Colonial Spring Gardens existed on the land. The State of Ohio acquired the land in 1966 and officially opened the state park in 1973. [3]

Activities and amenities

The park offers a spring-fed fishing lake, hiking trails, and picnicking areas. [4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Tinkers Creek State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Tinkers Creek State Park". Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
  3. ^ "Tinkers Creek State Park: History". Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
  4. ^ "Tinkers Creek State Park: Activities". Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved November 19, 2017.

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