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Our Lakes

The Water Is Waiting for You

MWCD’s 16,000 acres of water invite you to float in serenity as eagles soar overhead, boat with friends and family while enjoying a cool breeze, fish the shore, camp in the woods, hike and bike dozens of miles of trails, and so much more. Discover everything waiting for you in the Muskingum Valley!

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Our Lakes

The MWCD’s 10 permanent lakes and 4 dry dams offer a range of recreational opportunities to meet the dreams of your whole family. Whether you want to dive in or appreciate the scenery from the shore, you can find something for everyone along one of our beautiful reservoirs.
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      Special events and activities attract millions of visitors to our region each year. You’ll find 57,000 acres of entertainment across the MWCD, from music festivals to fireworks shows, equine camps to sailing, wilderness trails to waterskiing, and more.
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      Camping/ Glamping

      Pitch a tent, park an RV in a pull-through space, or rent a cabin, camper, or tent. Whatever your preference, whether primitive or pampering, there are options for you to experience the outdoors in your style. Daily, seasonal, and year-round options are available in the MWCD.


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