Pleasant Hill Lake Park–Swimming Beach

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Pleasant Hill Lake Park–Swimming Beach
Coordinates: 40.6449591, -82.3421001
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Tips for birding Pleasant Hill Lake Swimming Beach
The swimming beach is located along the north shore of the lake. Drive in the Pleasant Hill Lake S.P. entrance and continue straight to the lake. There is a parking lot on a hill above the beach. Another option is to drive around the west side of the building at the end of the entrance road, continuing past boat docks until you are at the beach. The swimming beach is good early in the spring until mid-May and Late August until the lake freezes.
From Ohio Ornithological Society

About Pleasant Hill Lake Park
Pleasant Hill Lake Park is located In Richland and Ashland counties, near Perrysville, Ohio, and is accessible by OH-39 or OH-603 to OH-95. The park includes 850 acres of water, 1,345 acres of surrounding land, and 13 miles of shoreline.

The public launch ramp is located on Covert Road, off OH-95. There are 385 campsites (class A with full hookups and electric hookups) available on a first-come, first-served basis. Seasonal camping is available at a discounted rate. The park has a swimming beach, special events, game courts, two-bedroom vacation cabins, concession stand, playground, picnic shelters, camper cabins, hot showers, modern restrooms. The Pleasant Hill Marina provides docking, rental boats, fuel, limited supplies. Open April 15 – October 15, 9:00am – 9:00pm. Hunting is permitted in all nonrestricted areas and regulated by the ODNR Division of Wildlife. Fish are stocked by the ODNR Division of Wildlife, District 2.

Several short hiking trails are located inside the park. Nearby Mohican State Forest offers many hiking trails. Camp Nuhop and the Wooster Outdoor Center are located on the shoreline of Pleasant Hill Lake.
From Pleasant Hill Lake Park webpage

Restrooms at the marina in Pleasant Hill Lake Park.