Escape to the Beach at West Branch State Park

West Branch State Park

Escape this Summer to West Branch State Park for fun in the sun with a 700 foot sandy beach, 2,650 acre lake for boating,  5,352 acres of land with 14 miles of hiking trails, 12 miles of mountain biking trails, and 20 miles of bridle trails.

West Branch State Park is located in Portage County, on the west branch of the Mahoning River.

Swimming at West Branch State Park

The 700 foot sandy beach is both wide and deep, providing plenty of room for sunbathers as well as those interested in building sand castles!  Swimming in the lake is fun for everyone, don’t forget your floats! There is no charge for swimming at this beach.

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Boating at West Branch State Park

Boating is a popular attraction at West Branch State Park! It is a huge lake, perfect for a day on the lake with family and friends. There are 6 launch ramps, with Dock 9 wheelchair accessible. The no-wake zone extends 300 feet from all shorelines. West Branch State Park even has boat rentals, gasoline, and supplies available at the marina. West Branch State Park

West Branch State Park Grounds

The park encompasses 5,352 acres of land that offers endless opportunities for outdoor fun. There are many trails for hiking, biking, and even horse-back riding.  There is a small playground area with swings near the beach.West BrWest Branch State Parkanch State Park

There are also large open grassy areas throughout the park, and near the beach for picnicking, playing, and hanging out.  There are 5 picnic areas around the lake with 6 picnic shelters – 4 can be reserved for parties and gatherings by calling (866) 644-6727.  West Branch State Park

There is a beach house with indoor plumbing and changing booths. Outside showers to get the sand off are located right outside the beach house. West Branch State Park

The large spacious parking lot is located near the beach.West Branch State Park West Branch State Park

Camping at West Branch State Park

There are 29 full services sites, 155 sites with 50-amp electric hook-up, 14 non-electric sites, and 9 non-electric equestrian camp sites available for camping at the West Branch State Park.  There are also heated showers, flush toilets, laundry facilities, and a trailer dump station available.

Visit West Branch State Park

A visit to West Branch State Park is a quick escape to “the beach” from anywhere in NE Ohio.  Whether you visit for the afternoon or camp for the weekend, it offers the perfect place for rest, relaxation, and fun in the sun for the whole family.

West Branch State Park
5570 Esworthy Rd
Ravenna, OH 44266
(330) 654-4989

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