Lake White


Lake White

Town(s): Waverly OH

Size: 337 acres
Average Depth: feet
Maximum Depth: feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, Jet-skis
Boating Comments: No HP Limit
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, Some Restrictions

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Lake White – is a state park located just outside Waverly OH, and is 1.5 hours from Columbus and 2 hours from Cincinnati. Located in the Appalachian foothills, this lake, with most of its shores privately owned, is encompassed by the natural beauty of southeastern Ohio. Dense forest and sandstone outcroppings provide natural habitat for an abundance of wildlife and residents can expect wonderful views not only from the surround nature but also from the beautiful lake!

Lake / Beach – Lake White is 337 acres of water with an additional 92 acre state park. The lake has no horsepower limits or size limits and is very popular with the local residents to fulfill all their boating needs. The lake has a public boat launch as is a popular destination with anglers who seek bluegill, crappie, catfish and saugeye. There is also a small swimming beach and a boat swim area open to the public!

Offshore Amenities – The state park itself has additional activities including 3 lakeside picnic areas and 2 additional shelter houses available to use! There is also an Activity Center located within the Park Office open to use with a reservation, perfect for larger events! And of course don’t forget about the Lake White Club, a historic lakeside restaurant and bar that offers a delicious menu and live music!


Nearby Activities – There are several nearby attractions that will peak resident’s interest, including Pike Lake State Park and State Forest. This park offers camping, hiking, and boating opportunities. There is also Adena State Memorial, the restored home of Thomas Worthington and is one of Ohio’s Historical Sites and features a newly remodeled 1807 mansion and 13,000 sq foot visitor center. Nearby Lake White State Park is the Scioto Trail State Park which offers extensive and beautiful hiking opportunites! 

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

Fish Species: Saugeye, Bullheads, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, Bluegill

Boat Access: Access for Power and Non-power Boats
Ramp Comments: Main public launch is at the south end of the lake.
Parking Spaces: 21-40

Shoreline Development: 75-100%