When deciding on what to do when you come to the Hocking Hills area, you should consider visiting all of the nearby state parks. However, one that is perfect for a memorable day trip is Lake Logan State Park. Located just a short 30-minute drive from Inn at Cedar Falls, this local treasure boasts 318 acres of land, 400 acres of lake, and some of the most scenic views in the Hocking Hills area. If you’d like to spend some time in the great outdoors during your stay with us, here are some of our favorite things to do at Lake Logan State Park!
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5 of the Best Things to Do at Lake Logan State Park
One of the main reasons so many locals and visitors flock to Lake Logan State Park is to reel in their next big catch. In fact, at Lake Logan, Ohio fishing is some of the best in the Hocking Hills! Many species of fish call this lake home including bluegill, crappie, bass, muskie, catfish, northern pike, and saugeye. Before dropping your line, be sure you have an Ohio fishing license! There are many options that can be tailored to your specifications. You can get a 1-day license or a 3-day license, or if you are a resident of Ohio, you can get your yearly license. Be sure to check out the ODNR website to see all of the licensing regulations.
Whether you plan on fishing from the water or simply enjoying a leisurely cruise, boating at Lake Logan State Park is a must! The park provides two boat ramps with easy access to the lake. These ramps can be used for motor-powered boats, canoes, or kayaks! For added convenience, boat docks can also be rented. If you plan on bringing your motor-powered boat, please note that it can only have up to 10 horsepower and is permitted to go up to 10 mph when on the lake.
Another way to enjoy the water at Lake Logan State Park is by swimming. There is a fantastic 527-foot swimming beach located on the north end of the lake! This is the perfect opportunity to cool off or lounge beside the water while taking in the beautiful views.
If you want to keep your feet on the ground, this Hocking Hills state park offers many hiking trails for you to explore! The Pine Vista Trail wraps around a hilltop and will give you some of the best views of our Hocking Hills area. Other hikers have noted that they were able to observe some of the local flora and fauna while on this trail. Another popular option is the Buckeye Trail. This iconic hiking trail totals 1,400 miles throughout Ohio, and 1.25 miles of that distance belong to Lake Logan State Park!
This classic outdoor activity gives you and your loved ones the opportunity to indulge in our brown bag lunches! There are six picnic areas with large parking lots around the lake. Most of these areas also have drinking water, grills, and restrooms available.
Lake Logan State Park is every bird enthusiast’s paradise! In addition to a variety of songbirds, eagles also make appearances here every once in a while. Bring your binoculars and get ready to discover a whole new arena for birdwatching.
Experience Lake Logan in the Hocking Hills Like Never Before During Your Stay With Us
Before you plan your trip to Lake Logan State Park, be sure to book your stay with us! Our bed and breakfast is surrounded by Hocking Hills State Park and is just minutes from all of your favorite Logan, OH attractions. The guest rooms, cottages, yurts, and cabins will keep you comfortable throughout your stay. Our onsite restaurant, Kindred Spirits, also serves lunch, dinner, and a full complimentary breakfast for overnight guests. It’s the perfect place to unwind after a day in the wilderness! We look forward to having you.