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Atwood Lake Swim Beach Closed during Alive Festival July 14-17

July 14, 2022

The Atwood Lake Swim beach located inside the park is closed to the public July 14-17. The beach is open to Alive guests, and seasonal campers. The beach will re-open for everyone on Monday, July 18.

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Video for Seasonal Camper Lottery #1 and Lottery #2

March 7, 2022

A lottery is conducted each year for seasonal camping. Videos of the 1st and 2nd lotteries are available now.

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COVID-19 Response and Frequently Asked Questions

June 12, 2020

Here's a response to frequently asked questions pertaining to operations as they pertain to COVID-19.

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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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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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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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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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Progress Update for the MWCD Master Plan

November 24, 2014

Progress continues on the $160-million master plan which was designed to address major upgrades and deferred maintenance needs at recreational facilities and marinas.

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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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