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Ohio state parks to see $88.5M over 2 years to modernize camp sites, trails, infrastructure
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:10 AM EDT
State officials are preparing to invest $88.5 million to upgrade and modernize trails, campgrounds and recreational facilities in Ohio's state parks over the next two years.
Natural resources department director James Zehringer told The Associated Press in an interview that the money will be shared among Ohio's 74 state parks. Ohio's is one of only seven park systems nationally that charges no entry fees.
Through a website, parks visitors will help decide which camp sites, cabins, lodges, restrooms, shower houses, trails, roads and wastewater treatment facilities see improvements.