Tappan Marina Open House is Saturday, October 9

September 28, 2021

The nearly $6 million renovation to the MWCD Tappan Lake Marina and Restaurant is complete! The community is invited to tour the facility on Saturday, October 9, 2021.

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2020 Event Schedule is Here!

January 6, 2020

The 2020 schedule of events is now available! Make sure to mark your calendars for fun family-friendly events, including Movies at the Lake, Tappan's Got Talent, Outdoor Adventure Camp for Kids, and guided kayak tours. Check out the schedule and make your reservations now for summer fun!

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Kayaking at Tappan Lake Park

August 12, 2019

Take advantage of summer at the lake! Tappan Lake Park offers a variety of kayaking adventures. Find the perfect kayak event to float your boat. 

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Keywords: kayaking, tappan

Passport to Fishing at Tappan Lake Park

August 1, 2019

Learn how to fish at this introductory course that will cover casting, fishing knots and rigging, fish habitat and handling, and local information. For ages 5-15.

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Keywords: fishing, tappan

Latitude 40 Restaurant at Tappan Lake to Open at Tappan Marina!

March 28, 2019

Latitude 40 Restaurant at Tappan Lake will be opening this Spring under the management of Kent and Cindy Murray. The Murray's have decades of experience in the restaurant and food service industry.

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2019 Schedule of Events is Here!

By Kara Musser   |  January 11, 2019

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!

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Keywords: events, fireworks, kayak

Win a Kayak at Tappan's Poker Paddle!

By Kara Musser   |  September 5, 2018

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!

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Seasonal Job Fair Scheduled for March 2

By Kara Musser   |  February 16, 2018

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!

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Keywords: employment, job, seasonal

Explorers of Nature Begins this Weekend!

By   |  June 15, 2017

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.

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Keywords: explorer, kids, learn, nature

Registration Now Open for Guided Kayak Events at Tappan Lake!

June 1, 2017

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!

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Keywords: kayak, lake, moonlight kayak

Ohio Boating Education Course

By   |  January 20, 2017

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

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Off Season Camping

October 11, 2014

Procedures for Obtaining an Off Season Camping Permit

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Going Batty

September 24, 2014

What are those strange looking bird houses? This summer, campers who participated in our nature programs constructed 15 bat houses for the park.

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