Things to do
Burr Oak State Park & Resort
Perched atop a hill overlooking Burr Oak Lake, Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center blends beautifully into the surrounding forest setting. Accommodations include a 60-room lodge with a variety of guestrooms and 30 cottages scattered throughout the adjacent hillsides. All cottages are located within one mile of the lodge, offering air-conditioning, screened-in porches, fully furnished kitchens, televisions, and four to six beds.
Within the lodge you will find the Cardinal Dining Room, the Wren Lounge, a Fred Harvey Gift Shop, an indoor pool, a beautiful A-frame ceiling and glass-enclosed lobby with lovely lake views, wood-burning fireplace, large screen TV, and 6 meeting rooms that accommodate up to 250 people. With its “getting away from it all” feeling, Burr Oak is the logical choice for retreats and conferences of all kinds.
In fact, the lodge’s architectural design makes it a perfect location for weddings and receptions, many of which are held at the lodge year-round. Tour groups are also welcome. There is ample parking for buses.
Whether you are planning a getaway for your family, that special wedding day, a family reunion, or simply in need of a business conference away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center provides the perfect atmosphere.
Smoke Rise Ranch
Smoke Rise Ranch and Resort is nestled in the rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio. The resort is a working cattle ranch that offers guests an opportunity to experience the adventures of the west, not so far from home.
Located just 7 miles from Burr Oak State Park, Smoke Rise is comprised of 2000 acres of privately owned land, bordered by a wildlife management area and the Wayne National Forest, totaling over 30,000 continuous acres.
Black Star Hideaway
This cozy, private, adults-only cabin is nestled deep inside a valley of 3 wooded acres and built into a hillside in Burr Oak State Park. The park is located inside the beautiful Wayne National Forest…the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Ohio.
The cabin has three levels of living space, two full baths, and sleeps up to 6 adults. The unique design and custom finish inside create a warm and inviting space that will make you feel right at home the moment you step inside.
Nestled in nature, this quaint 2-bedroom cottage is perched 450 feet from the water's edge. Bordering Burr Oak State Park at Dock Area #2, it's a wonderful retreat for families, friends, couples, or hunting parties. Get all the benefits of the State Park and 664-acre lake while enjoying your very own private residence. This 2-bedroom cottage is situated in a peaceful forested, lakeside neighborhood. In the late fall and winter months, you will enjoy lake views from the deck. In Spring and summer you will enjoy views of the forest. Sleeps 6.
Burr Oak State Park Campground
Located in southeast Ohio, quiet and remote Burr Oak State Park has a rustic country charm in its 2,593-acre scenery of wooded hills and valley farms. As one of Ohio's resort parks, Burr Oak offers a wide array of overnight accommodations with its lodge, cabins, and campground. Burr Oak blends modern conveniences with the wilderness spirit of Ohio. 123 campsites with showers, flush toilets, and a dump station in the main campground. A group camp and an equestrian camp are also available. A resort lodge in the park across the lake offers a full-service restaurant. Nature center and naturalist on site with seasonal activities. Many miles of hiking trails are available, including one with a disc golf course through the woods.
Cabins at Burr Oak
Tucked in a secluded cove, The Cabin has privacy with a view that few others can surpass. Antler Ridge Cabin offers luxury accommodations in a peaceful setting. It is located on State Route 377 in the hilly region of Morgan County, Ohio. Make it your place of refuge from the stresses of everyday living.
eat & Drink
Burr Oak Lodge Restaurant
Treat yourself to a home-cooked meal after a day of hiking, hunting, or simply relaxing at the Cardinal Dining Room and Bar. Perched just above Burr Oak Lake, our restaurant and bar offer a spectacular view from every seat, during every season of the year. Keep an eye out for our bald eagles and other wildlife amidst the trees as you enjoy dining in this beautiful setting.
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.