Popular Columbiana County park blocked off, expected to reopen this weekend

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The park became a hazard after storms washed away the road and took down several trees

ELKRUN TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – Lusk Lock Park is part of Beaver Creek State Park in Elkrun Township. Since the spring, the road to get in has been gated.

Township officials say it’s because the park became a hazard after storms washed away the road and took down several trees.

After it’s fixed and the trees are cleaned up, it will reopen so people can walk along it. The gate will remain closed, so cars will not be able to drive on the road.

It’s a disappointment for loyal park-goers like Jimmy Joe Savage. He’s a photographer and was waiting for the leaves to change as a backdrop for senior pictures.

“We’ve done pictures here for years and I was really surprised when we come up and it was closed,” he said.

The park is expected to re-open this weekend.

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