This Serene Lake Near Cincinnati Will Delight You In The Best Ways Possible

Here in Cincinnati, the views around the Ohio River get quite a bit of attention, as they should. You can’t beat the sight of the river winding in front of our beautiful skyline. But there are many other bodies of water near town that are also lovely and deserve a visit or two. East Fork Lake just east of downtown is a serene spot near the city that is perfect to escape to. Check out why it’s a perfect place to unwind and delight you in the best ways possible.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

East Fork Lake is an excellent oasis to cool off in the summer, but is a wonderful place to visit all year long! Have you spent time in this state park? Where is your favorite place in nature near Cincinnati to unwind? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!

For more information on East Fork State Park, visit their website here.

Thank you to nature lover and East Fork Lake enthusiast Jennifer Reed for the majority of these photos! Follow along with her adventures around Ohio on Instagram here.

And for another scenic spot near Cincinnati, check out our recent article featuring a beautiful natural wonder here.