Harrison County Parks & Nature Preserves

The following list of parks and preserves includes those managed by federal, state, county, and non-governmental agencies (such as the National Audubon Society, the Nature Conservancy, various historical societies, etc.).

We have tried to collect information on the activities and facilities available at various parks, but things may change without us knowing about it. So please double-check the information at the official site (click on the park’s name to go there).




Clendenning Lake (County Park)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Camp sites
  • Restrooms
  • Boating
Conotton Creek Trail (Bike Path)
  • Transits: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Total trail length: 11.4 miles
Harrison (State Forest)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 1,345 acres
  • Total trail length: 20 miles (hiking + bridle)
  • Bridle trails
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Firearms range
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Camp sites
  • Family / horse camping
Jockey Hollow (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 3,469 acres
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Wildlife Area Map for Jockey Hollow
Piedmont Lake (County Park)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Camp sites
  • Restrooms
  • Boating
Sally Buffalo Park (County Park)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 640 acres
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Camp sites
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming
Tappan Lake Park (Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District)
  • Location: Boating, swimming
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 5,000 acre park, 2,350 acre lake
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Camp sites
  • Restrooms
  • The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District covers 20% of Ohio. I have provided a link to the page that describes their trail system. I mention Tappan Lake Park in particular because this is the headquarters for the Buckeye Trail.
Tappan Moravian Trail (Bike Path)
  • Transits: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Total trail length: 55 miles




Last Update: 2017-07-24 16:32:02

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