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Portage Lakes is named after the old Native American portage path which connected the Cuyahoga River flowing north to Lake Erie and the Tuscarawas River which through the Muskingum, flows south to the Ohio River.
Portage Lakes State Park, 411-acres, offers visitors a variety of outdoor recreational experiences. Boating, swimming and fishing are popular on the lakes. The park wetlands attract waterfowl and shorebirds providing visitors enjoyment whether hunting or observing wildlife.
Eight lakes encompass 2,034 acres. All lakes have a 400-hp limit, except for Nimisila Reservoir which allows electric motors only. Eight boat launch ramps provide access to the lakes. A boat camping area is located at Latham Bay.
All areas are “No Wake” except for portions of Turkeyfoot Lake and East Reservoir.
THANK YOU PLX FireWorks Team for an INCREDIBLE SHOW ~ July 6, 2019
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