Lake Logan


Lake Logan

Town(s): Logan OH

Size: 400 acres
Average Depth: 10 feet
Maximum Depth: 18 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, Horsepower or Speed Restrictions
Boating Comments: 10 HP limit and 10 MPH limit
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, Some Restrictions

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Lake Logan – is an Ohio State Park located in Logan OH, just about 1 hr drive from Columbus and only a few miles away from Hocking Hills. The park covers a little over 9,000 acres of land and is considered one of Ohio’s premier fishing lakes.

Lake / Beach / Marina – Lake Logan is approximately 400 acres with 9.5 miles of shoreline and reaches a maximum depth of 18 ft. As a state park there are two public boat launches open to the public although there is a 10HP limit as well as a 10 MPH limit on the lake. There is also a 527 ft swimming beach located at the lake with a concession area. The lake is considered a prime fishing location filled with abundant amounts of muskie, pike, saugeye and others. At Lake Logan there is also a full service marina with boat rental opportunities as boat docking available.  

Offshore Amenities – The Lake Logan area has six different picnic areas open for public use with grills and picnic tables. There are also an abundance of trails through the park including the 1 mile Pine Vista Hiking Trail, a 1.25 mile of the famous Buckeye Trail, and another .5 mile hiking trail loop in the southwest area of the park. The park also has vast amounts of land available for hunting with a valid license including waterfowl, turkey, fox, squirrel, rabbit and deer.  


Nearby Activities – Lake Logan is just a few miles away from the Hocking Hills state park area with attractions such as Old Man’s Cave and Ash Cave with a series of trails and waterfalls. It is also within driving distance of Zaleski State Forest and Lake Hope State Park, an area full of heavily wooded areas and the mystery of abandoned mining and iron producing industries. And there are dozens of other areas that are the nature lovers dream, including the Rockbridge State Nature Preserve! And if history is your interest you can check the Sherman House, and the historic train rides offered at Hocking Parkway Drive!

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

Fish Species: Saugeye, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Bluegill

Boat Access: Access for Power and Non-power Boats
Ramp Comments: 2 launch ramps
Parking Spaces: Unknown

Shoreline Development: Unknown