Perry 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.

Avondale Wildlife Area (AEP Public Recreation Area (NGO))
Buckeye Lake (State Park)
  • Official Site
  • Hunting Map
  • Park Map
  • Location:
    • 2905 Liebs Island Road, Millersport, Ohio 43046
    • GPS coordinates: 39.9047361, -82.5307596
    • View on Google Maps
  • 3,100 acres lake
  • Supported activities:
    • Fishing
    • Hunting
    • Cross-country skiing
    • Bringing your dog
    • Paddling
    • Boating with high horsepower motors
    • Ice skating
  • Facilities:
    • Restroom facilities
  • Miscellaneous info: While construction is underway at the dam, the park’s beaches are closed.
Perry (State Forest)
  • Official Site
  • APV Trail Map
  • Brochure
  • 4,567 acres in all
  • Trail information:
    • 24 miles of hiking trail
    • 8 miles of bridle trail
    • 16 miles of ATV trails
  • Supported activities:
    • Fishing
    • Hunting
    • Mountain biking
    • Horseback riding
  • Facilities:
    • Restroom facilities
  • Miscellaneous info: APV riding area
Wayne NF – Athens Unit (National Forest)

Last Update: Jul 10, 2018

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