Burr Oak State Park

 

Campground Type
State Park

Location:
10220 Burr Oak Lodge Road
Glouster, Ohio 45732

Phone:
740-767-3797 866-644-6727

Web:
Burr Oak State Park

Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 95
Number of Sites with Electric: 17

Located in southeast Ohio, quiet and remote Burr Oak State Park has a rustic country charm in its 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, cottages and campground. Burr Oak blends modern conveniences with the wilderness spirit of Ohio.

Lodge
60 guest rooms
5 meeting rooms
Dining room, full-service lounge and gift shop
Facilities for lodge and cottage guests include a swimming beach, tennis courts, playground equipment, boat launch ramp and an indoor swimming pool (for registered lodge and cottage guests only)
Pets are permitted in 2 rooms, call 800-282-7275 for details

Cottages
30 family cottages with air conditioning and cable tv situated near the lodge in the wooded hills overlooking the lake
Each cottage sleeps six people, has a bath with a shower, living room, complete kitchen, dining area and screened porch
Linens, towels and cooking and eating utensils are furnished
All amenities at the lodge are available to cottage guests
Pets are permitted in 6 cottages, call 800-282-7275 for details

Camping
17 NEW electric sites
78 non-electric sites
Showers, flush toilets and a dump station
13 sites are offered at Dock #2 and 8 primitive sites at Dock #3
Pets (limit of 2) are permitted on designated sites
Horseshoe court, and playground equipment
Camp office loans games and sporting equipment to registered campers

Getaway Rentals
2 Camper Cabins are available from late spring through early fall

Boating
Boats with motors of 10 HP or less are permitted to operate as usual
Boats with motors exceeding a horsepower rating of 10HP are permitted to operate at idle speed or at a speed that does not create a wake
Watercraft utlizing a motor designated as a jet drive motor are not permitted
4 launch ramps provide access to the lake
Docks 1 and 4 are Carry in Carry Out areas • No trash cans are available • Please bring trash bags with you
Boat rentals, fuel and seasonal dock rentals are offered at the marina

Fishing
The lake is well known for its catches of largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish
A valid Ohio fishing license is required

Swimming
A public swimming beach offers enjoyment for swimmers and sunbathers
Bathhouse, showers, and changing booths
Volleyball courts
The beach is a Carry In Carry Out area • No trash cans are provided • Please bring trash bags with you
Check for water quality advisories

Trails
7 Hiking Trails
Lakeview • 3.5 Miles • Moderate/Difficult
Ravine • 1.5 Miles • Easy/Moderate
Chipmunk • 0.40 Miles • Easy
Red Fox • 0.7 Miles • Easy
Buckeye Loop • 3 Miles • Moderate
Campground Trail • 1 Mile • Easy
Tanager Trail • 1/2 Mile • Moderate
3 Bridle Trails
Bridle/Backpacking • 7 Miles • Moderate
Red Trail • 7.5 Miles • Moderate
Blue Trail • 3.9 Miles • Moderate
Backpack Trail winds around the lake shore and offers primitive campsites and drinking water at several locations along the route
Portion of the Buckeye Trail passes through the park and nearby Wayne National Forest

Picnicking
Picnic areas are located in scenic areas of the park and offer tables and grills
One picnic shelter with electrical outlets is reservable online or by calling 866-644-6727

Hunting
Hunting is permitted in designated areas of the park and in the adjacent Wayne National Forest and wildlife areas
A valid Ohio hunting license is required

Area Attractions
A portion of Wayne National Forest borders the park near the dam. The U.S. Forest Service operates a 19-unit family camp at Burr Oak Cove, off State Route 13
Wildcat Hollow Backpack Trail, located on Morgan County Road 58, is also operated by the U.S. Forest Service and can be accessed by the park's backpack trail to extend the route
Sunday Creek Wildlife Area, consisting of fifteen separate areas, borders the park
Two other state wildlife areas are located nearby--Trimble, six miles west and Wolf Creek, six miles east
Strouds Run State Park, on U.S. 50 east of Athens, provides facilities for fishing, camping, picnicking, hiking and boating
State Route 78 between Glouster and McConnelsville earns its nickname "Rim of the World" as one of the most scenic drives in the state
 

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