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Lottery to be held for Special Youth Archery Deer Hunt at East Harbor

An increasing deer population, resulting in extensive damage to plant communities and an increased risk of deer/vehicle accidents has led the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) to coordinate a (youth) special archery deer hunt at East Harbor State Park. The random drawing will be held on Nov. 4 by the Lakeshore Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, to select nine hunters.

Interested applicants, 17 years old or younger, should submit a 3" x 5" post card with their printed name, complete address and daytime telephone number with the caption "Jake Hunt" to East Harbor State Park, 1169 North Buck Road, Marblehead, OH, 43440. Submit only one entry; all permits are non-transferable. Applications must be post marked by Nov. 1.

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East Harbor Halloween Campout

This weekend, Oct. 11 and 12, East Harbor State Park is hosting its annual Halloween Campout. East Harbor’s Halloween Campout is the biggest Halloween celebration in all of the state parks in Ohio. Almost all of the 574 campsites are full and some of the campsites have been booked six months in advance. This is the last weekend for the event that, because of popular demand, now runs for two weekends. Saturday morning campers will have a sausage gravy and biscuit breakfast available from 8-9:30 a.m. After breakfast the family fun begins:

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