Burr Oak Lake
The 664-acre Burr Oak Lake allows boating with motors of 10HP or less. Boats with motors exceeding 10HP are permitted to operate at idle speed or at a speed that does not create a wake.
Muskingum River Parkway
Looking for a great river adventure to share with your family? Consider boating the Muskingum River State Park in Ohio. 112 miles of Ohio History by water. The historic locks and dams built during canal days in 1841 offer a trip your will never forget. Many stops along the way include villages founded in the early days of Ohio's settlement, unique lodging, restaurants, and other opportunities for outdoor adventure. Boats with unlimited horsepower motors, house boats, pontoon boats, jet skis, canoes, and kayaks regularly travel the river. Many people enjoy fishing, birding, picnicking, camping, and enjoying the beautiful views along the way. If you plan to do this trip, call Dillon State Park for current information on river and lock conditions. To contact the park office, call 740-453-4377.
Burr Oak Getaways
Burr Oak Getaways is your base camp for adventure on Burr Oak Lake & State Park. Vacation cabins, guided pontoon tours with dining packages available, kayaks, canoe & paddle boarding excursions can be found here!
Explore the lake by boat. There are a variety of options to test the water. This is a reservation-based operation that typically meets you at Dock #2, but delivery to the Burr Oak Lodge is also an option (delivery fee may apply).
boating equipment & Gear
The Float Shack
Burr Oak Getaways offers this summertime hotspot at Dock #2. Grab-n-go meal items such as deli sandwiches and wraps, craft-soda ice cream floats, snacks, energy drinks, Gatorade, pop, picnic & camp groceries, delicious Mountain Rampage Wild Ramp Hot Sauce, other local food items, and more.
You'll find expanded fishing, camping gear, and lake necessities as well as live bait including night crawlers, wax worms, goldfish, and minnows.
Maxwell's Hunting & Fishing
Maxwell's Hunting and Fishing in downtown McConnelsville is the place for all your Hunting and Fishing Supplies while visiting Morgan County the Front Porch to the Great Outdoors. With thousands of acres of public hunting and fishing at Burr Oak State Park, Jesse Owens State Park and Wildlife Area, AEP ReCreation Lands, Wolf Creek Wildlife Area, and Wayne National Forest this shop is just the place to pick up supplies. Why drive all the way to Cabela's when Maxwell's has whatever you need for hunting season? Guns, Ammo, Tree Stands, Clothing, Trail Cams, you name it. Spend the time out in the woods instead of behind the wheel. They also have all your fishing needs.