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Don’t Miss the Eclipse! ODNR Parks Offer Perfect Viewing Spots


OHIO – Get ready for a celestial spectacle! A total solar eclipse is coming to Ohio on April 8th, 2024, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is inviting you to witness it from one of their stunning parks or wildlife areas.

“This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in Ohio,” said ODNR Director Mary Mertz. “Our parks and wildlife areas offer the perfect backdrop for this amazing event, allowing you to experience the eclipse surrounded by the beauty of nature.”

Plan Ahead: Camping Availability Limited

Several ODNR locations lie within the path of totality, guaranteeing an unforgettable view. These include:

  • Alum Creek State Park
  • Buck Creek State Park
  • Delaware State Park
  • Delaware Wildlife Area Shooting Range
  • Wildlife District Three Akron Office
  • East Harbor State Park
  • Findley State Park
  • Geneva State Park
  • Grand Lake State Park
  • and many more!

However, camping spots are filling up fast! To snag your spot, visit ReserveOhio.com and book your reservation before they’re gone. Note: Due to the expected high volume of visitors, reservations are not permitted for arrivals or departures on April 8th. You can arrive on April 7th or earlier and depart on April 9th or later.

Plan Your Eclipse Adventure

For detailed information about eclipse plans at specific ODNR parks and wildlife areas, head over to their Solar Eclipse website: [Link to ODNR Solar Eclipse website].

Don’t miss out on this rare and awe-inspiring event! Start planning your trip to an ODNR location today and witness the magic of a total solar eclipse unfold in the heart of Ohio’s natural beauty.