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Seneca Lake


Town(s): Senecaville OH
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Size: 3550 acres
Average Depth: 15 feet
Maximum Depth: 31 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, Jet-skis, Horsepower or Speed Restrictions
Boating Comments: 399 HP Limit
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, Some Restrictions

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Seneca Lake- is the third largest inland lake in Ohio. Part of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, this lake is beautiful and serene. With a specific layout of cabins along the water that conserves most of the land for nature, this large lake is a must for the nature lover. With the nearest cities being Zanesville and Wheeling, this lake is the remote get-a-way lake lovers dream of.

Lake / Marina / Beach - This 3550 acre lake with an average depth up to 30 ft has a horsepower limit of 399 HP and allows jet skis. As a public lake there is a public boat ramp, and a swimming beach with a concession stand. The lake has no size limits on boats and is one of the few lakes in Ohio that allows houseboats! A full service Marina is located at the lake that can winterize, repair boats, sell fishing licenses and provide fuel.

Offshore Amenities- Seneca Lake has over 4,000 acres of land next to the lake full of hiking trails, over 500 campsites, a log cabin nature center, an amphitheater, and a playground. The park also allows hunting and trapping in certain areas across the 4,000 acres. The lake also is popular spot for geocaching and also has a lakeside restaurant by the marina known as the Dockside Restaurant.

Nearby Activities-  Just 20 minutes away is the John and Annie Glen Historic Site as well as the Mosser Glass Factory, both offering fun filled tours. Also in Cambridge is the Deerassic Park Education Center which offers year round youth and family programs. And then 40 minutes away is the The Wilds, a 10,000 acre adventure park with horseback riding, ziplines, and fishing tours.

 

 

Water Quality: Treated Annually
Vegetation Growth: Unknown
Non-native Species:

Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Channel Catfish, Bluegill

Boat Access: Access for Power and Non-power Boats
Parking Spaces: Unknown

Shoreline Development: 25-50%