MaddOwl LbNA # 2595
|Placed Date||Sep 22 2002|
|Found By||Girlz Rule|
|Last Update||Nov 17 2012|
Placed : September 22, 2002 by franzsolo... (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Bethel Ohio, Clermont County
25 miles east of Cincinnati, OH
Difficulty: easy- could be muddy at times
Rated: sneakers. Most of the walking will be on a paved roadway.
Wm. H. Harsha Dam & Lake (Eastfork)
From I-275 exit Rt. 125 east for 10 miles until you come to Rt. 222.
Turn left. Continue on 222 for a short distance (approx. 1 mile ) The entrance to Wm Harsha Dam & Lake will be on your right.( Slade Road.)
Take that road until you come upon a sign Tailwater, Picnic shelter.
You want to keep going straight until you come to the Ranger Station -Visitor Center.
William Harsha Lake was authorized under the flood control act of 1938.The dam is about 4 miles south of Batavia, Ohio on the east fork of the Little Miami River. Construction began in May of1970,and became operational in May 1978 at a cost of
$ 55 million
Drive over the dam to the Ranger Station Visitors Center. Park in the Visitors center lot.
When walking from the parking lot take a right turn . (Past the "Wild Things " letterbox.)
Until you come to a dead end (circle).
From the "Keep Right" sign take a heading of 300º and you will see a trail going up a small incline.
Go through the white gate until you come to a fork in the trail.
You will see a rusty sign pole on your left.
At 220º is a trail marker (No.27 )
From that marker go 13 paces North. (a pace = 2 step : about 5 feet )
Take a heading of 200º for about 3 paces off trail behind two " V trunked " trees.
( one behind the other ) You are interested in the second tree you will come to.
Please replace the rock & twigs ,and watch for non-letterboxers on horseback !