Celebrate Independence Day at the Lake!

Celebrate America’s Birthday by the water! The MWCD Lake Parks offer 4th of July fun all weekend long!

Enjoying the Outdoors is brought to you in partnership with Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District

This Independence Day you and your family can find fun and entertainment at the local MWCD parks!

Tappan, Atwood, and other parks are hosting an action-packed weekend from June 30 to July 2! Kids and adults are welcome to join staffers for BINGO, bike and golf cart decorating, sand castle competitions, and more! Tappan Lake Park and Atwood Lake Park will offer music provided by a DJ just before the fireworks, while Charles Mill Lake Park will host the Oolong Gurus! Additionally, the parks will have crafts, movies, and games all weekend long!

Fireworks in the MWCD parks will begin at dusk, estimated to start around 10pm.

For more information on your local park, check out the links below!

Atwood Lake Park Independence Day Weekend

Tappan Lake Park Independence Day Weekend

Charles Mill Lake Park Independence Day Weekend

Seneca Lake Park Fireworks

Looking Ahead

Various Fishing Tournaments at Multiple Lake Parks

Ohio Boater Education Course for Kids at Pleasant Hill Lake Park – June 20

Coffee with the Chief at Clendening Marina – July 7

Receive program alerts straight to your phone, by texting the appropriate keyword below to 888777


The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District is responsible stewards dedicated to providing the benefits of flood reduction, conservation, and recreation in the Muskingum River Watershed. The MWCD is the largest conservancy district in the state and led the effort to construct 14 dams and reservoirs. The MWCD has jurisdiction for its operations in all or portions of an 18-county area. The 18 counties wholly or partially contained in the MWCD jurisdiction are Ashland, Belmont, Carroll, Coshocton, Guernsey, Holmes, Harrison, Knox, Licking, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Richland, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas, Wayne, and Washington.

Audrey Mattevi, Reporting

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