Visit Morgan County, Ohio!

Front Porch to the Great Outdoors and So Much More

Traveling into Morgan County from any direction- you’ll discover a piece of Ohio that is fast becoming one of the greatest tourism attractions in the south eastern region of the state.

Untouched by today’s fast moving pace, a visit to Morgan County will be a refreshing change from the frenzied schedules and hectic regiments all so common for the average American household today.  Morgan County is a scenic pullout from the daily runaround, and offers a comeback for the “I’m bored” statement.

Outdoor adventure is the county’s most popular draw and  Burr Oak State Park and Resort play a huge part in that experience. Hiking through a palette of rich reds, golds and greens, or casting on a calm, clear lake is one memory your family is sure to treasure.

Morgan is also home to the AEP ReCreation land, which encompasses 60,000 continuous acres of free hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping and is home to the Big Musky Bucket at Miner’s Memorial Park.   Nearby, you’ll find the Wolf Creek Wildlife area, owned by ODNR, set aside for public hunting and fishing as well.

Tucked into some of Ohio’s most beautiful hill country lie many rustic cabin hideaways, where trees tower, wildlife sings, and Mother Nature showcases her most artistic landscaping techniques.

The Muskingum River with it’s historic locks and dams traverses the county and is the state’s second official water trail.  The river is an ideal destination for leisure canoeing and kayaking, and home to a popular bass tournament.

But, Morgan County is not only the “front porch to the great outdoors”- they’re also out front in ways to keep you entertained with plenty of things to see and do during your visit.

A host of interesting events and attractions can be seen from our front porch.  Click here to learn about our Events!

Click here to learn about our Attractions.

And shopping, we can’t forget shopping! Shopping in one of our unique stores  is always a special treat.  Stroll through  Jo-ad’s Specialty Market for fresh produce, natural remedies, and “Mmm-Mmm-Good” baked pastries, breads, and desserts.  Or find a bargain at Morris True Value Hardwarethe oldest family-owned hardware in the state- just to name a few!

No matter your favorite outdoor pursuit, shopping adventure, or to simply get in some relaxation time- the Morgan County Convention and Visitor Bureau is happy to help you plan your trip.  For more information, or to obtain a free visitor guide give us a call at 740-962-4909.                        (Download a Visitor Guide Here)

Morgan County, Ohio.  Grab a chair and share our porch.

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