Would you enjoy spending the day on a quiet lake or in the peaceful wooded valley of Lake Alma State Park? With 292 acres of room to roam, Lake Alma State Park has something for everyone to enjoy. On the 60-acre lake, visitors can enjoy non-powered watercraft and electric-motored boats. There is a boat launch on the northeast edge of the lake.
Fishing at Lake Alma may yield bass, bluegill, crappie, and catfish. Fishers are required to have a valid Ohio fishing license. Pets may swim at the designated dog swimming area. The beach space is off-leash, but make sure your pets are under verbal control and do not become a nuisance to other visitors or local wildlife. Your dog should be current on all vaccines and never have prior aggression problems.
On land, visitors to Lake Alma State Park can enjoy hiking any of three trails across the park. There is also a one-mile paved trails for walking or bicycling. If you hike with your dog, bring enough water for the both of you and remember to pack waste bags to clean up after your pet. In the winter, the park is open for ice skating, cross-country skiing, and ice fishing, under certain weather conditions.
For overnight guests, there are five sites with full hookups, 67 with electrical hookups, and 10 non-electric sites. Pets are only permitted in designated sites. Check with the park office for reservations and rates. For families with children, there is also a playground in the campground. Lake Alma State Park is open all year-round.
There is no charge for admission or use of day-use areas. Overnight camping or other facility rentals require fees, which vary. Go online or call the park office for rates and details. If you are in Southern Ohio and looking to take a break and enjoy the beautiful outdoors, Lake Alma State Park has something for everyone, whether two-legged or four!