Buckeye Lake State Park

Buckeye Lake State Park


Location:30 miles east of Columbus, in the central part of the state.
Facilities:Picnic areas, picnic shelters, swimming beach, boat ramps, docks, boat rentals, dock.
Activities:Boating, fishing, swimming, waterfowl hunting, snowmobiling, ice skating, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, ice boating.
Special Features:A unique feature of Buckeye Lake is its floating island, actually a piece of ancient glacial bog which buoyed up as the water level rose. On this natural raft, designated as a state nature preserve, can be found some of the most unusual plant life in Ohio. Known as Cranberry Bog, the floating island is a nursery for such unique oddities as the tiny berries of its namesake, rare orchids, the tiny sundew, and the carnivorous pitcher plant. Access to Cranberry Bog is only by written permission from the Division of Natural Areas and Preserves.
Address:2905 Liebs Island Rd
Millersport, OH 43046

Phone:740-467-2690
Web: www.ohiodnr.com/parks/parks/buckeye.htm
Size: 176 acres land; 3,173 acres water.

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