Burr Oak State Park


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Burr Oak State Park


Location:17 miles north of Athens, in the southeast corner of the state.
Facilities:100 campsites (without electricity), 13 primitive campsites, youth group camp, showers, flush toilets, 30 cottages, 60-room lodge, picnic areas, picnic shelters, restaurant, hiking trails (28 miles), swimming beach, food concession, marina, boat ramps, boat rentals, fuel dock, playground, nature center.
Activities:Camping, boating (10 HP limit), fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, sledding, ice skating, ice fishing, summer programs.
Special Features:As one of Ohio's resort state parks, Burr Oak offers a wide array of overnight accommodations, blending modern conveniences with the wilderness spirit of the state.
Address:5250 Beach Rd
Glouster, OH 45732

Phone:740-767-3570
Web: www.ohiodnr.com/parks/parks/burroak.htm
Size: 2,593 acres land; 664 acres water.

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OHCHA's Finely Crafted Fall Tour begins and ends at the historic Fairfield County Fairgrounds in Lancaster and will journey through Fairfield, Athens, and Perry Counties with an overnight stay in Morgan County at the newly renovated Burr Oak State Park Lodge.
District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, seeking unspecified damages against Buckingham for the company's tunneling beneath 2,593-acre Burr Oak State Park in Athens and Morgan counties to connect its No.
The brouhaha started in May 2011 when Do J, on behalf of the Army Corps of Engineers, sued Buckingham and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, contending the state had no legal standing to lease coal rights under Burr Oak State Park in Athens and Morgan counties to the company under a 1948 agreement signed before the park's lake and dam were built.