Morgan 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).



Burr Oak (State Park)
  • 10220 Burr Oak Lodge Road, Glouster, Ohio 45732
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 2,593 acres
  • Total trail length: 30 miles
  • Dog friendly (Not on beach)
  • Bridle trails
  • 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, swimming (500 ft beach)
  • Campground Map
  • Park Map for Burr Oak
  • Lodge & Conference Center at Burr Oak
  • TrekOhio photos and descriptions of Burr Oak
ReCreation Land (AEP Public Recreation Area (NGO))
  • Location: Near intersection of I-70 & I-77 near Zanesville & Cambridge. See site for maps
  • Trail map
  • Park size: 60,000 acres
  • Total trail length: ~ 14 miles Buckeye Trail + mountain bike & equine trails
  • Permit required
  • Dog friendly
  • Bridle trails
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Good site for bird watching
  • Camp sites
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Restrooms
  • Buckeye trail, dog training area, picnic area, multiple camp sites, lakes, mountain bike & horse trails, stocked fishing lakes
  • Free permit required – download, print, and sign
  • Camp site addresses
  • Campground Map
  • TrekOhio photos and descriptions of ReCreation Land
Wayne NF – Athens Unit (National Forest)
Wildcat Hollow Primitive Weapons Hunting Area (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Wildlife Area Map for Wildcat Hollow Primitive Weapons Hunting Area
Wolf Creek Wildlife Area (State Wildlife Area)
  • Location: See above link for driving directions and maps.
  • Park size: 3,911 acres
  • Fishing (check the official site to see if there are any restrictions)
  • Archery range
  • Hunting when in season with license. Please visit park web site for details.
  • Camp sites
  • Wildlife Area Map for Wolf Creek Wildlife Area


Last Update: 2016-04-26 20:25:48

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