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Lake Isabella

A Great Park

This quiet 28-acre lake packs a bite when it comes to fishing for feisty catfish.

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This quiet 28-acre lake packs a bite when it comes to fishing for feisty catfish.

About Lake Isabella

77 ACRES | 10174 LOVELAND-MADEIRA ROAD, SYMMES TOWNSHIP, OH 45140

Enjoy a 28-acre pay lake that is stocked weekly March through October and offers fishing from the bank, dock or rental boat. Electric trolling motors are permitted. Personal watercrafts, such as canoes and kayaks, are not permitted on the lake. Lake Isabella also has a full-service boathouse and reservable Chart Room, Riverside Lodge and Shady Elm Shelter for group outings. The park offers picnic areas, a playground and access to the Little Miami River.
Boathouse
The boathouse has everything any angler needs, from rods, reels and live bait to snacks, beer and bathrooms. Hours vary depending on the time of year.

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Camping - Spring 2018
Currently under construction, Lake Isabella Campground is scheduled to open in spring 2018. The campground will be comprised of 24 primitive tent sites located in the beautiful, shaded grove of trees adjacent to the Little Miami River canoe/kayak launch and within walking distance to the playground and Lake Isabella boathouse. Each site will feature a picnic table, and groups of four campsites will share a communal fire ring. 
Fishing
Lake Isabella is stocked weekly from March through October with catfish, trout, bluegill and perch. A fishing ticket is required for each angler. An Ohio State Fishing License is not required. The park also hosts fishing tournaments for adults and children, summer day camps and group fishing clinics.

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Little Miami River Access
Lake Isabella park is located next to the scenic Little Miami River. A canoe/kayak launch is available for public use, but all watercraft must be carried over uneven terrain from the nearby parking lot.
Reservable Areas

Riverside Lodge

Riverside Lodge at Lake Isabella accommodates groups of 80 or less inside with picnic tables for an additional 90 more outside. This venue features a fireplace, kitchen, 8’ banquet tables with chairs and attached covered picnic shelter with tables.

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Chart Room

This meeting room accommodates groups of 40 or less. The Chart Room features a view of the lake, nautical décor and access to the public dock area with umbrella covered tables.

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Picnic Shelters

The Shady Elm Shelter is a covered, open-sided picnic shelter that accommodates groups of 140 or less. The site features a grill, tables, horseshoe pits, playfield and swing set and can be reserved up to a year in advance.

The Quarry Bluff Shelter is a covered, open-sided picnic shelter that accommodates groups of 40 or less. The site features a grill, tables, playfield and nearby playground.

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Lake Isabella

10174 Loveland-Madeira Road
Symmes Township, Ohio 45140


Open daily from dawn until dusk.

Boathouse: 513-791-1663
Great Parks:
513-521-7275

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