Grab your friends & family and head to Buckeye Lake for all kinds of fun! Whatever your interests, you’ll find plenty to enjoy here.

Lake


One of the most popular ways to enjoy the lake is by boat. Sailing, kayaking, and canoeing will get you close to the beauty of the lake. And don’t forget that some of the best fishing in central Ohio can be found here. Ready to get your feet wet? Buckeye Lake is perfect for waterskiing, paddle boarding, and tubing.

Land


Explore some quirky shops or the museum dedicated to Buckeye Lake Amusement Park. Go hiking or biking along the shore. Take bird watching to a new level and see dozens of species around the lake. Find your zen as you relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Leisure


It’s always party time on the lake! Meet your friends at the winery and brewery for an evening of fun, or visit one of the many cool bars and restaurants surrounding the shore. Be sure to take in one of the festivals or outdoor concerts presented in the villages around the lake. Escape to Buckeye Lake – central Ohio’s greatest water recreation destination!

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Islands
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Miles of Shoreline
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Acres of Water
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Public Beaches

Places You'll Love

Below is a list of businesses, organizations, and must see destinations that we know you'll enjoy. Click on the preview of each one to get more information.

Buckeye Lake Brewery
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Buckeye Lake Brewery

Local brewery with tap room serving draft beer, local wine, and bourbon. Also has to-go sales and growler fills.

5176 Walnut Rd, Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

(740) 535-6225

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Papa Boo's

Pizzas, burgers & frozen drinks meet live music at this laid-back hangout with a lakeside patio.

11356 Avondale Rd, Thornville, OH 43076

(740) 928-2667

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Buckeye Lake Winery

Buckeye Lake Winery is committed to producing great wine by bringing the Napa Valley experience home and creating an atmosphere of relaxation and recreation on the waters at Buckeye Lake.

13750 Rosewood Rd NE, Thornville, OH 43076

(740) 246-5665

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The Island House

The Island House offers the finest food on Buckeye Lake. Downstairs at dock level is our casual atmosphere bar and grill, and upstairs is our fine dining with a spectacular view. Situated on Leib's Island, we're easy to find and have ample parking and slip space.

2977 Greenlawn Ave, Millersport, OH 43046

(740) 467-2035

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Harbor Hills Country Club

Nestled within one of many Buckeye Lake’s serene residential communities, Harbor Hills Country Club offers golfers a scenic view of the lake, pristine course conditions, fast greens and a challenge for golfers of all skill levels.

225 Freeman Memorial Dr, Hebron, OH 43025

(740) 928-3596

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Weldon's Ice Cream Factory

Family owned since 1930. All of Weldon's ice cream is homemade with all natural ingredients. Stop in and enjoy some of the best hand-dipped flavors you can imagine.

2887 Canal Dr, Millersport, OH 43046

(740) 467-2400

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Buckeye Lake State Park

Buckeye Lake State Park is a 3,349-acre Ohio state park near Millersport, in Fairfield, Licking and Perry counties, Ohio in the United

2905 Leibs Island Rd NE, Millersport, OH 43046

(740) 467-2690

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Buckeye Place

Buckeye Lake Place has a curated collection of hard-to-find nautically-themed decor & gift products. We're in business to share our love of the boating lifestyle.

12041 Lancaster St, Millersport, Ohio, OH 4304

(740) 624-3267

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Buckeye Lake Marina

The Marina is family owned and operated, offering a huge selection of in-stock models, used boats, parts, full service repair, custom canvas work, and storage.

2920 Canal Dr, Millersport, OH 43046

(740) 467-2697

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Cranberry Bog State Nature Preserve

Located approximately 100 yards off the north shore of Buckeye Lake, just west of Cranberry Point. The island is accessible only by boat; a boardwalk is present. A public open house is held each June during the peak of orchid blooming.

12 Beacon Light Ln, Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

(740)929-1998

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Buckeye Lake Museum

The Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society was founded at Buckeye Lake, Ohio in 1995 and the museum opened in 1998. Please stop in and view our huge collection of Buckeye Lake Park memorabilia. Our group covers Perry, Licking and Fairfield counties including the communities of Hebron, Millersport and Thornville, along with Buckeye Lake.

4729 Walnut Rd, Hebron, OH 43025

(740) 929-1998

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Buckeye Lake / Columbus East KOA Holiday

Buckeye Lake / Columbus East KOA is located in Buckeye Lake, Ohio and offers great camping sites!

4460 Walnut Rd, Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

(740) 928-0706

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Buckeye Lake Yacht Club

The Mission of the Buckeye Lake Yacht Club is the promotion of yachting and aquatic sports, cultivation of sociability among its members, and the improvement of Buckeye Lake for boating purposes.

5109 N Bank Rd, Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

(740) 929-4466

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Donatos

Chain selling crispy pizzas featuring provolone cheese & lots of toppings, plus oven-baked subs.

11048 Hebron Rd, Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

(740) 928-7174

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Whits

Frozen custard chain with vanilla, chocolate & a rotating weekly flavor, plus a range of toppings.

4595 Walnut Rd, Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

(740) 929-4487

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White Cottage

White Cottage, your local source for french inspired vintage furnishings for home & garden.

13917 Zion Rd. Thornville, OH 43076

(740) 605-6598

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Our Lakeside Diner

Great homemade food at affordable prices.

5276 Walnut Rd, Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

(740) 928-4062

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Pizza Cottage

Local chain serving a menu of pizza, calzones, subs & wings in a casual setting.

4592 Walnut Rd, Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

(740) 928-1144

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Buckeye Lake Library

Local chain serving a menu of pizza, calzones, subs & wings in a casual setting.

4455 Walnut Road (Route 79) King’s Plaza, Buckeye Lake, OH 43008

(740) 928-0472

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