Wolf Run State Park


16170 Wolf Run Road, Caldwell  |  740.732.5035  |  parks.ohiodnr.gov/wolfrun

The rugged hills of southeastern Ohio provide the setting for Wolf Run State Park. 1,046 acres of scenic woodlands and cool, clean waters of the park offer visitors a quiet retreat in this remote area of the state.

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Activities Include: 

Boating – Boats with motors of up to 10 horsepower are permitted on Wolf Run Lake. A launching ramp and tie-ups are available on the south side of the lake, easily accessible from State Route 215.

Fishing – The 220-acre Wolf Run Lake is well known for large catches of bass, bluegill, crappie, trout and catfish. A valid Ohio fishing license is required.

Swimming – 200-foot public swimming beach is located on the south side of the lake. Restrooms and changing booths are available. Scuba diving is also permitted in the lake, except within the beach area. Proper equipment and marking of the diving area are required. Diving alone is prohibited. Swimming is permitted during daylight hours only. Swim at your own risk. Pets are NOT permitted on swimming beaches.

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Hiking Trails – A 3- mile section of Buckeye Trail passes along the west side of the lake. A half-mile loop trail begins at the nature center providing opportunities for nature study and wildlife observation. The 1.5 mile Lakeview trail skirts the lake, providing a pleasant walk from the campground to the beach.

Camping – A family campground with 71 electric and 67 non-electric sites is located on the north side of the lake. Showers and laundry facilities are provided. A walk-in group area with fire rings is available for use by organized youth groups on a reservation basis. A 20-site primitive fly-in camping area is located on the north side of the lake. The area is within walking distance of the 4,700-foot runway at the Noble County Airport. Picnic tables, fire rings and latrines are provided. One two-room Camper Cabin, which sleeps four and comes equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, heat, ceiling fan, porch with swing and other amenities, can be rented year-round by reservation.

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