One of the best fishing lakes in Ohio awaits sportsmen in Hocking County at Lake Logan State Park. The 400-acre lake sports northern pike, bass, bluegill, crappie, catfish and saugeye. Lake Logan is a 318-acre day-use park that provides scenic picnic areas and secluded walking paths to enjoy the wooded beauty of Ohio’s hill country.
Boats with motors up to 10 horsepower are permitted on the 400-acre lake. A speed limit of 10 mph is enforced.
Boat tie-ups can be rented at the park office. Two launch ramps provide access to the lake. Boat tie-ups for picnicking fishermen are conveniently located at four of the picnic areas in the park. Boat docks are also available for rental.
The lake has abundant populations of bluegill, crappie, bass, muskie, catfish, northern pike and saugeye. A valid Ohio fishing license is required.
Fox, squirrel, raccoon, rabbit, deer, waterfowl, turkey and ruffed grouse may be hunted in season. A valid Ohio hunting license is required.
There are six picnic areas with large parking lots around the lake. Most areas have drinking water, grills and restrooms available. The picnic areas on the northwest and south shores of the lake have boat tie-ups for fishermen. Fires are permitted in grills only.
A 527-foot public swimming beach is located on the north shore of the lake on Lake Logan Road (CR 3). Restrooms are available, but no other amenities are provided.
Swimming is permitted during daylight hours only. Swim at your own risk. Pets are NOT permitted on swimming beaches.
Across Lake Logan Road from the beach, the one-mile Pine Vista Hiking Trail circles a hilltop, providing opportunities for nature study and wildlife observation.
A 1.25-mile section of the Buckeye Trail runs through the northwest end of the park toward Hocking Hills State Forest
A 1/2-mile loop hiking trail in the southwest area of the park winds through woodlands and lakeshore.
In the proper conditions, park guests can enjoy sledding, ice skating, and ice fishing.