The Ohio River
Where: Meigs County
The Ohio River is known for being a great water recreation area. Boaters can travel on the Ohio River through Meigs County for 34 unrestricted miles. Part of the longest National Byway in the United States which also includes waterways in Indiana and Illinois.
Where: South of Waverly in Pike CountyLake White offers visitors a picturesque setting for picnicking, camping, boating, fishing, and swimming. The 337-acre lake is one of the few state-owned waterways with unlimited horsepower boating. Anglers will find the park to be a great place to catch bluegill, largemouth bass, crappie, saugeye, and catfish. For info: 740-493-2212
Muskingum River Parkway State Park
Where: Along the Muskingum River from Marietta to Coshocton
This national historic system of locks and dams once helped connect Lake Erie to the Ohio River. From the 1840s to the 1890s it enabled goods and services to be brought in and out of interior Ohio. Today, this one-of-a-kind hand-operated lock and dam system provides access to this spectacular recreational water corridor.