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Make Your New Year’s Resolution to Go Outside!

Make your New Year’s Resolution to get outside and explore the beautiful resources of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District!

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

If your resolutions for 2023 revolve around moving your body and getting outside more, the MWCD has you covered. Take a hike or bike ride along one of their many trails. Take a boat out on the lake and learn to water ski! Go for a swim! Take advantage of group events offered throughout the year.  

The MWCD has ten lakes to explore. Plan a solo trip or family vacation to one of their many campgrounds this year! You can swim, boat, hike, fish, and more! Visit their website for more information about exploring the lakes and unlocking new adventures outside.

Looking Ahead

Winter Hike at Tappan Lake Park – February 11

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

Ohio Boater Education Course at Pleasant Hill Lake Park – April 22

Ohio 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. 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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