The 2019 schedule of events is now available! Make sure to mark your calendars for fun family-friendly events, including Movies at the Lake, Explorers of Nature, kayaking events, Bigfoot Weekend, and themed weekends. Check out the schedule and make your camping reservations now for summer fun!
We are currently in the planning stage of creating a master plan for Tappan Lake Marina. During the development of this master plan, we want to hear from you!¬† To ensure that we meet the needs of our customers, we are asking for input.¬†
Try your hand at the Poker Paddle for a chance to win a FREE kayak! Paddle around Tappan Lake to find seven poker stops and collect cards to compete for the best poker hand! Kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards welcome. Prizes will be awarded for the best and worst poker hands - Grand Prize is a KAYAK!
The two major takeaways from the meeting were your desire for a quality restaurant facility, and regular information updates.
Dragonflies and damselflies are extremely important to the ecosystem and researchers are looking for information. Tappan is taking part in a statewide effort to document dragonflies and damselflies by taking as many pictures as possible so we need your help!
The MWCD is now hiring for a variety of seasonal positions and will be hosting a Seasonal Job Fair on March 2, from 4 to 7pm. The event will be held at Tappan Lake Park's Activity Center. Interested individuals can learn about the positions at Tappan Lake Park and Tappan Marina. Interviews will be completed or scheduled on the spot!
Hunting, particularly deer hunting, is a popular activity on Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) property. Wildlife found throughout MWCD public access lands includes deer, wild turkey, squirrel, rabbit, waterfowl and other migratory game.
Children, ages 4 to 15, are invited to be an "Explorer of Nature"! Our park naturalist will offer Explorers of Nature every Saturday, from 10am-12pm, through August 5.
Kayaking has been one of the fastest growing watersports in North American and has become increasingly popular at all of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District lakes. Check out our calendar of events for upcoming kayaking programs!
If you were born on or after January 1, 1982 Ohio law requires that you complete an approved boating safety education course to operate any powered watercraft greater than 10hp
For the benefit of the millions of people who use the MWCD facilities each year a variety of testing is conducted in order to monitor the water quality of the MWCD lakes.
Planning for park and marina improvements is well underway. A list of frequently asked questions has been compiled to answer guest inquiries.
Christmas trees were recycled into fish concentration devices this past year by the ODNR Division of Wildlife.
All lotteries for seasonal camping at MWCD facilities will be March 21, 2015
Many people have noticed some activity at Tappan lake and are wondering what's happening.
Progress continues on the $160-million master plan which was designed to address major upgrades and deferred maintenance needs at recreational facilities and marinas.
Registration for fishing tournaments and marine events for the 2015 season begins Monday, November 3, 2014.
Procedures for Obtaining an Off Season Camping Permit
What are those strange looking bird houses? This summer, campers who participated in our nature programs constructed 15 bat houses for the park.
There‚Äôs nothing quite like fireworks in the skies over Tappan Lake Park during the Fourth of July holiday. The park‚Äôs annual holiday fireworks show is scheduled at dusk on July 5 ...