Stonelick State Park covers a total area of 1,058 acres of land and 200 acres of water in the rolling highlands of south-west Ohio. The park is situated in Clermont County, about 25 miles east of Cincinnati. The exact address of the park is 2895 Lake Drive, Pleasant Plain, Ohio 45162. Stonelick State Park was established in 1950 after the acquisition of land by the state began in 1948.
Most of the early settlers to the area where the park sits came from Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky. Clermont County where the park is located is also famous as a vital link in the Underground Railroad mostly because it was just across the river from the once slave-owning states of Virginia and Kentucky. Furthermore, the county where the park is located is also famous for being the birthplace of the Civil War General Ulysses S. Grant.
Some of the biota that is prevalent in and around the park include Beech and Maple Trees. The Sweet Gum Trees and several other smaller plant species like Fringeless Orchids, Dense Flying Star, and Virginia Mountain Mint also cover a large part of the parklands.
Besides the natural beauty of the park lands that visitors to the park can appreciate, other attractions to the park include fishing, sledding, camping, hiking, cross-country skiing, ice skating, ice boating, hunting, swimming, mountain biking, nature programs, boating, and ice fishing. Amenities at the park include a boat ramp, picnic shelters and picnic areas, camper cabin, swimming beach, group camp, game courts, playground, boat rentals, hiking and bike trails, laundry, bike rental, camp store, and several campsites.
Stonelick State Park allows dog owners to bring their pets at no extra cost. If you choose to bring your dog with you, make sure that you follow state park rules. Some of the park rules that dog owners should observe include the following. First, you should prevent your pooch from going into park buildings and other areas that are not designated as pet-friendly areas. Secondly, your dog must always be on a leash no longer than six feet long. Additionally, if you choose to camp at the park, you should be aware that you are allowed to bring in only two pets/dogs per campsite.