Atwood Lake


Atwood Lake

Town(s): Sherrodsville OH, Dellroy OH, Mineral City OH, New Cumberland OH

Size: 1540 acres
Average Depth: feet
Maximum Depth: 41 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Power Boats, Horsepower or Speed Restrictions
Boating Comments: 25 HP Limit
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, Some Restrictions

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Atwood Lake – is a peaceful and premier sailing lake located in Sherrodsville Ohio, just 1 hour and 45 minutes from both Cleveland Ohio and Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. This quiet and peaceful lake has fun filled activities for the entire family and grants a great opportunity to live the lakefront lifestyle!


Lake / Beach / Marina – Atwood is a 1,540-acre lake that is part of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District with a maximum depth of 41 feet and 28 miles of shoreline. Although the lake has no size restrictions on boats, there is a 25 mile per hour limit in place. Atwood also has a swimming beach with sand volleyball courts and a full concession stand with hot dogs, hamburgers and ice cream! The lake also has two marinas, one on the east side and one on the west, where boat rentals and fuel are available.


Offshore Amenities – Atwood Park has full service camping available with over 500 camping sites with picnic areas and pavilions. There is also a basketball court, courtesy docks for swimming and fishing, and a shuffleboard court. Residents will also enjoy the local dog park, an observation tower to enjoy the lake view, as well as an activity center that has activities for kids of all ages! Enjoying nature is also popular at the park with a series of hiking trails, a series of geocaching, and a vast area of public land available for hunting! There is also a resort and golf course available for use. To top it off Atwood has 3 separate dining options including the full concession stand at the beach. The other two options are the Lighthouse Bistro located at the West Marina, and the Atwood Dock Marina and Grill, both with live entertainment, great menus and terrific lakefront views!


Nearby Activities – There are also various activities outside of the lake community for residents to enjoy. For people who enjoy history there is the Fort Laurens Museum, J.E. Reeves Museum, and the McCook House. For sports fans, there is also the Pro Football Hall of Fame located in Canton only 35 minutes away. Residents will also enjoy the Warther Carvings and Gardens with custom carvings, knife shop and guided tours of the facility.    


Water Quality: No Known Issues
Vegetation Growth: Unknown
Non-native Species: Unknown

Fish Species: Saugeye, Bullheads, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Channel Catfish, Bluegill

Boat Access: Unknown
Ramp Comments: 2 public boat launches
Parking Spaces: More than 40

Shoreline Development: 25-50%