Tar Hollow State Park
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Things To Do

  • 17 NEW electric sites
  • 78 non-electric sites
  • Showers, flush toilets and a dump station
  • 13 sites are offered at Dock #2 and 8 primitive sites at Dock #3
  • Pets (limit of 2) are permitted on designated sites
  • Horseshoe court, and playground equipment
  • Camp office loans games and sporting equipment to registered campers

  • Boats with motors of 10 HP or less are permitted to operate as usual
  • Boats with motors exceeding a horsepower rating of 10HP are permitted to operate at idle speed or at a speed that does not create a wake
  • Watercraft utilizing a motor designated as a jet drive motor are not permitted
  • 4 launch ramps provide access to the lake
  • Docks 1 and 4 are Carry in Carry Out areas No trash cans are available Please bring trash bags with you
  • Boat rentals, fuel and seasonal dock rentals are offered at the marina

Fishing and Hunting

  • The lake is well known for its catches of largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish
  • A valid Ohio fishing license is required
  • Hunting is permitted in designated areas of the park and in the adjacent Wayne National Forest and wildlife areas
  • A valid Ohio hunting license is required

  • A public swimming beach offers enjoyment for swimmers and sunbathers
  • Bathhouse, showers, and changing booths
  • Volleyball courts
  • The beach is a Carry In Carry Out area No trash cans are provided Please bring trash bags with you
  • Check for water quality advisories

  • 7 Hiking Trails
    • Lakeview 3.5 Miles Moderate/Difficult
    • Ravine 1.5 Miles Easy/Moderate
    • Chipmunk 0.40 Miles Easy
    • Red Fox 0.7 Miles Easy
    • Buckeye Loop 3 Miles Moderate
    • Campground Trail 1 Mile Easy
    • Tanager Trail 1/2 Mile Moderate
  • 3 Bridle Trails
    • Bridle/Backpacking 7 Miles Moderate
    • Red Trail 7.5 Miles Moderate
    • Blue Trail 3.9 Miles Moderate 
  • Backpack Trail winds around the lake shore and offers primitive campsites and drinking water at several locations along the route

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