Birding at Beaver Creek State Park

Visiting this Site

Site Maps & Info

Basic State Park Map with most of the pertinent roads and parking areas indicated.

Information about this site.

Beaver Creek State Park

General Information

Address

12021 Echo Dell Road, East Liverpool, OH 43920

County/Counties

Columbiana

DeLorme Page Number and Coordinates

(7th Edition and earlier) Page 58, C-2

Nearest Town or City

Five miles northwest of Calcutta, Ohio.

Directions from Nearest Town or City

Start out going North on St. Clair Ave. / CR-428 toward OH-170. Continue to follow CR-428. 0.2 miles. Turn left onto Calcutta-Smith Ferry Road / CR-430. 0.4 miles. Turn right onto Bell School Road / Township Hwy 1131. 2.9 miles. Turn right onto Echo Dell Road / Township Hwy 929. 1.3 miles. End at 12021 Echo Dell Rd. East Liverpool, OH 43920.

About Beaver Creek State Park

Nestled in the sandstone hills of eastern Ohio, the park is comprised of various habitats including bottomlands, a gorge, forests and The Little Beaver Creek, a state and national Wild & Scenic River.

Steep walls, rock cliffs and gentle rapids characterize it. Stream banks and gorge are lined with many delicate wildflowers and provide nesting sites for many species of birds. There are conifer groves, stands of Canada yew, yellow and black birch and hemlocks.

Visiting Information

Closed hours/season

Open year-round, from dawn until dusk.

Parking Areas

Yes.

Fees/Permits

Fees to camp.

Restroom Facilities

Yes.

Harmful Insects, Poisonous Plants, or Animals

Black Bears have been spotted in recent years.

Restaurants in the Area

Calcutta, OH

Other Useful Information

The Little Beaver Creek has Ohio’s largest population of the endangered Hellbender Salamander.

Other Birding Spots in the Area

Lusk Lock, Sheepskin Hollow, Yellow Creek State Park, Guilford Lake State Park, Sprucevale, Highlandtown Wildlife Area.

Birds of Interest by Season

Winter

(Late Winter) Nesting Great Horned Owls.

Spring

Migrant warblers. Nesting Great Blue Herons.

Summer

Nesting Warbling Vireos, Baltimore Orioles, Belted Kingfishers, Pileated Woodpeckers, Acadian Flycatchers, Yellow-throated Vireos, Cerulean Warblers, Ovenbirds, Louisiana Waterthrushes, Kentucky Warblers and Scarlet Tanagers.

Fall

Migrating waterfowl.

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