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Events

  • Seneca Bark in the Park

    July 12, 2024 – July 13, 2024
    Bring your furry friend to the lake for fun and games!
  • Tappan Second Saturday Weekend

    July 12, 2024 – July 13, 2024
    Enjoy Second Saturday with a car show, vendors, food trucks, crafts, games, and more!
  • Atwood Schedule for July 12-14

    July 12, 2024 – July 14, 2024
    Friday, July 12 5-8pm          Traveling Golf Cart – Watch for our staff traveling through the camp areas with program information!   Saturday, July 13               9-10am         Coffee with the Chief – […]
  • Pleasant Hill Survival Skills Weekend

    July 12, 2024 – July 14, 2024
    Learn campfire and shelter building skills, plus learn how animals survive and adapt with Ohio Bird Sanctuary and MWCD naturalists.
  • Charles Mill Schedule for July 12-22

    July 12, 2024 – July 22, 2024
    Enjoy crafts, games, nature, kayaking, yoga, and more at the lake!
  • Coffee with the Chief at Atwood Lake

    July 13, 2024 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    Meet the Chief Ranger for the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District!
  • Second Saturday – Car show with DJ Spikeman!

    July 13, 2024 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Get ready for some wheel-spinning fun! Join us on Saturday, July 13th from 4-8pm, at Tappan Lake Park for a car show, part 2 of our 3-part Second Saturday’s series.
  • Atwood Day Camp for Kids

    July 16, 2024 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Wild Things Day Camp for ages 8-14 Discover a wonderful world of wildlife! Meet live animals, explore the park in search of creatures big and small, and make your own birdhouse.
  • Tappan Day Camp for Kids

    July 17, 2024 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Experience a day filled with endless fun and games, including everything from board games to gaga ball! Learn new games, like birdie golf, and compete for prizes. 
  • Seneca Day Camp for Kids

    July 18, 2024 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Wild Things Day Camp for ages 8-14 Discover a wonderful world of wildlife! Meet live animals, explore the park in search of creatures big and small, and make your own birdhouse.

    News

    • Funding available for projects advancing conservation, environmental stewardship

      June 25, 2024
      Funding available for projects advancing conservation, environmental stewardship Applications open for research, community and innovation grants as well as fellowships The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO), through its Environmental Stewardship […]
    • Muskingum Watershed Conservancy Court Appoints Karl Gebhardt to Board of Directors

      June 14, 2024
      Ohio environment, agriculture, and natural resources leader Karl Gebhardt has been appointed to the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) board of directors by the Conservancy Court. The Court is the […]
    • MWCD Invites You to Capture the Canvas for a Chance to Win Prizes!

      June 3, 2024
      The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) invites you to hit the trails this summer for a chance to win fabulous prizes while having a great time outdoors with your family […]
    • MWCD Celebrates Earth Day

      May 3, 2024
      ​​​MWCD Celebrates Earth Day by Planting 100 Trees at Clendening Marina and Collecting 33,000 Pounds of Tires at Atwood Lake NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO — Earth Day was celebrated nationally on […]
    • Earth Day 2024

      April 15, 2024
      In Celebration of Earth Day Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) is excited to invite the public to join in a series of events highlighting and supporting Eastern Ohio’s natural resources […]
    • Dockside Bar & Grill to Open at Tappan Marina

      April 12, 2024
      The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) is thrilled to announce the Dockside Bar & Grill will be opening at Tappan Lake Marina. The restaurant, operated by Buehler’s Fresh Foods, is […]
    • MWCD: Honoring our Past, Planning our Future

      March 7, 2024
      Published by: Craig Butler, MWCD Executive Director Last year was a landmark year for the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) as we honored our past by celebrating 90 years of […]

      Explore MWCD

      Camping/Glamping

      Plan your next getaway with us. Whether you want to rough-it in a tent or get cozy in a cabin, we have campsites and activities for everyone. 

      Mother and daughter canoeing on the river Mother and daughter canoeing on the river

      Water Recreation

      Spend the day on the water! Our recreational activities on the lake include renting a boat or kayaks, fishing, and swimming at one of our many beaches.

      Group hiking up a trail Group hiking up a trail

      Hiking/Biking Trails

      Whether you want a steep challenge or a casual outing, choose from one of our many hiking trails and biking paths that explore the beauty of the watershed.

      Man and child fishing off the water bank Man and child fishing off the water bank

      Conservation

      We work to preserve our reservoirs, waterways, and shorelines so wildlife can thrive and people can enjoy them for generations.

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