Don’t Get Lost! Check the Map!

The weather is unpredictable in Ohio this time of year, but you can take advantage of nice days with hiking trail maps provided by MWCD.

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

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District offers several options for hiking and biking trails across eight different lake areas. You can find the hiking/biking trails here for Atwood, Charles Mill, Clendening, Leesville, Piedmont, Pleasant Hill, Seneca, and Tappan Lakes.

Additionally, the DETOUR App offers trails right at your fingertips, including the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District trails. Click the image below for more info about downloading and FAQs.

Lastly, the Buckeye Trail connects Leesville, Tappan, Clendening, Piedmont, and Seneca Lakes. “The Buckeye Trail is a scenic hiking trail system that touches every corner of the state and is more than 1,440 miles long. In addition, Tappan Lake is the regional headquarters for the Buckeye Trail Association.”

Looking Ahead

Winter Hike at Tappan Lake Park – February 11

Ohio Hunter Education Course at Pleasant Hill Lake Park – March 25

Boater Education Course at Pleasant Hill Lake Park – April 22

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

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. It 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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