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Bark for Life & Light up the Beach

August 12, 2019

The American Cancer Society Bark For Life is an irresistible way to partner with your canine best friend, smile, and make new friends - canine & human.

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August Kayaking Events at Atwood Lake Park

July 31, 2019

Take advantage of summer at the lake!

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Keywords: atwood, events, kayaking

Boating Advisory Lifted for Atwood & Leesville Lakes

July 18, 2019

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) is lifting a boating advisory for Atwood and Leesville Lakes effective July 19, 2019. Courtesy and boarding docks remain unusable, but public boat launch ramps will open and boating activities can resume at your own risk.

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Keywords: advisory, boating, no wake

Atwood Lake Park Fireworks: July 5, 2019

July 3, 2019

Join us at Atwood Lake Park to celebrate Independence Day with a firework show over the lake! Fireworks will be set off at Dusk and can be viewed from the campgrounds, the shore and the lake.

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Boating Advisory for Atwood & Leesville Lakes

June 25, 2019

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) has issued a boating advisory for Atwood, Charles Mill, Leesville, and Pleasant Hill Lakes. Due to high water conditions, the entire lake is designated no wake zone until further notice.

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Career Day at Atwood Lake Park

June 10, 2019

On May 20, 2019 MWCD hosted a Middle School Career Connections event at Atwood Lake Park.

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Seasonal Campsites Available for 2019 Lottery

March 12, 2019

Saturday, March 16 is the Seasonal Camper Lottery! The 1st lottery will start at 10am and the 2nd and 3rd lotteries will begin at 1pm running consecutively until completed.

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2019 Schedule of Events is Here!

By   |  January 11, 2019

The 2019 schedule of events is now available! Make sure to mark your calendars for fun family-friendly events, including Movies at the Lake, Explorers of Nature, kayaking events, Murder Mystery Dinner, live music and themed weekends.

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Keywords: events, fireworks, kayak

Hunting Season Has Begun at Atwood Lake

By Adria Bergeron   |  November 7, 2018

Hunting season is in full swing for deer archery, turkey and other small game. In the interest of safety, hunting on MWCD land is prohibited within 500 feet of "Restricted Use" areas, buildings and public roads.

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Online Reservations Open April 1 for New Campsites at Atwood Lake Park!

February 5, 2018

Spring is coming which means it's almost camping season!! The brand new, state of the art campground for daily/weekly camping at Atwood Lake Park is complete!

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Hunting Maps and Safety Tips

By Adria Bergeron   |  November 22, 2017

Hunting, particularly deer hunting, is a popular activity on Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) property. Wildlife found throughout MWCD public access lands includes deer, wild turkey, squirrel, rabbit, waterfowl and other migratory game

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Keywords: hunting

Off-Season Camping is $25/night!

October 18, 2017

One of the greatest things about living in Ohio is experiencing all four seasons. Not all areas of the country experience these changes and the beauty that comes with each one.

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Explorers of Nature is Begins this Weekend!

By   |  June 15, 2017

Children, ages 4 to 15, are invited to be an &"Explorer of Nature"! Our park naturalist will offer Explorers of Nature every Saturday, from 10am-12pm, through August 5.

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Keywords: explorer, kids, learn, nature

Registration Now Open for Guided Kayak Events at Atwood Lake!

June 2, 2017

Kayaking has been one of the fastest growing watersports in North American and has become increasingly popular at all of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy Districts lakes. Signup for a kayak program at Atwood Lake!

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Keywords: kayak, lake, moonlight

Ohio Boating Education Course

January 20, 2017

Ohio Boating Education Course is offered at Atwood Lake Park Welcome Center May 20, 2017

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2nd Annual Kayak for Cancer Event is October 8 at Atwood Lake Park

By Adria Bergeron   |  September 8, 2016

Kayak for Cancer is October 8, 2016 at Atwood Lake Park as a part of Tusc Counties' Paint Tusc Pink Initiative

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Keywords: kayak for cancer

Kids 1 Mile Fun Run Commemorates the new Bridge Opening at Atwood!

September 1, 2016

The newly developed paved trail and walking bridge at Atwood Lake Park is open for business! To commemorate this achievement the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) hosted a Kids1- Mile Fun Run and Trail Celebration

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Atwood Welcome Center is Open for Business!

By Adria Bergeron   |  May 26, 2016

Guests had the opportunity to view the impressive facility and tour the 4,300 square foot, $1.8 million Welcome Center at Atwood Lake Park

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Geotrail Kick-off Event is May 14

By   |  May 6, 2016

Who doesn't love a good treasure hunt?! Geocachers of all ages and experiences are invited for food, door prizes, and the unveiling of the new Explore the Shores Geotrail!

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Available lots for Saturday, March 19 Lottery Beginning at 10am

March 15, 2016

Available lots for the 2016 Lottery at Atwood Lake Park

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Keywords: lottery

Kayak for Cancer Event Highlighted in Ohio Park and Recreation Association Magazine

February 9, 2016

Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Connections Magazine Features Kayak For Cancer Event

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Keywords: kayak for cancer

Atwood Lake Park is Hiring for Seasonal Positions

January 20, 2016

Year Round and Seasonal positions are available at Atwood Lake Park!

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Progress continues on the site of the new Welcome Center at Atwood Lake Park

June 23, 2015

As a part of the Park and Marina Capital Improvement plan, Atwood Lake Park will soon have a new welcome center to better serve customers as they enter the park.

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Park and Marina Capital Improvement Plan Frequently Asked Questions

June 18, 2015

Planning for park and marina improvements is well underway. A list of frequently asked questions has been compiled to answer questions from park guests

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Fishing Tournament Registration opens on Monday, November 3rd for 2015 Season

October 29, 2014

Registration for fishing tournaments and marine events for the 2015 season begins Monday, November 3, 2014.

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Construction Scheduled for Welcome Center at Atwood Lake Park

October 23, 2014

Construction scheduled for Welcome Center at Atwood Lake Park this spring, weather permitting.

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Atwood Lake Park Launches New Website and Updated Reservation System

July 28, 2014

Atwood Lake Park launches park website. Improvements to the online reservation system allow reserving a campsite, cabin or pavilion with ease!

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Get Campsite Now for Fireworks!

March 20, 2014

There’s nothing quite like fireworks in the skies over Atwood Lake Park during the Fourth of July holiday. The park’s annual holiday fireworks show is scheduled at dusk on July 4 ...

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