Lake Metroparks has opened to doors to the 111-acre Hidden Lake property in Leroy Township. Previously only accessible by permit, the beauty and wonder of Hidden Lake is now available to explore and fish, without reservations.
The park features nearly a mile loop trail, a nine-acre pond and a pier extending into the pond for fishing and wildlife observation. Please note there is limited parking at this location.
Lake Metroparks stocks Hidden Lake
More than 500 pounds of fish were stocked into Hidden Lake on April 9:
- 400 lbs. Largemouth Bass 12+"
- 600 ea. Channel Cats 9-12"
- 500 ea. Bluegill 2-4"
- 500 ea. Bluegill 4-6"
- 50 lbs. Fathead Minnows
- 50 lbs. Golden Shiners
Lake Metroparks encourages catch and release fishing, which helps to maintain fish populations and ensure many park goers the same opportunities to enjoy fishing. An Ohio fishing license is not required to fish at Hidden lake.
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