Tappan Lake

5.00 out of 5
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Campground Description

At the Corps of Engineers Tappan Lake, extensive recreation facilities are operated by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD). Visit their website at: www.mwcdlakes.com.Tappan Lake is near a restored Indian village at Shoenbrunn State Park and the outdoor historical drama, ""Trumpet in the Land.""The Tappan - Moravian Trail Scenic Byway provides an opportunity for visitors to enjoy the views along two beautiful lakes surrounded by heavily wooded hills. In addition to the lakes, the Byway follows a portion of the historic Moravian Trail. This trail was originally used by Delaware and Wyandote Indians, then by Moravian Missionaries and then became a major stagecoach route. The trail follows the ridge above the south side of Tappan Lake, passes through the historic village of Deersville, past a restored log cabin, through Feed Springs, a natural stopping place for water in the covered wagon days, and past many scenic farms edged by hardwood forests.Golden Age and Golden Access and other Federal recreation passports are not honored by MWCD.
Contact: US Army Corps of Engineer (recreation.gov)
Posted by: TrailAPI on April 30, 2013


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Campground Activities

Camping, boating, marina, picnicking, playground, swimming, hiking

Campground Amenities

Dump Station, Pets OK

Reservation info

No reservations

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Reviews of Tappan Lake

Reviewed by RKopras on June 8, 2011

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Tappan Lake will always be a special place for my family. We spent many summer days here all throughout my childhood and I've continued to come back year after year! Looking forward to making many more fun memories here. The management has done a great job keeping the facilities very nice over the many years I've been visiting. Hats off to those folks. The only downside if you want to call it that is I LOVE to tent camp! There seems to be fewer and fewer tent spots each year with all the RV's and trailers that are being put in. It's kinda losing the campsite feel when all you see are Direct TV dishes and trailers everywhere. I hope they cut back if not eliminate some of these sites. You don't need airconditioning, internet, or TV when you're CAMPING anyways! Geesh
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Response by oldberkeley on July 10, 2011

(2 out of 12 members found this response useful.)
We'd like to camp there in a few weeks.

We also like to tent camp, like quiet, peace, natural setting, a decent campsite with a few trees sure helps!

On the DNR campsite reservation map of the campground, is there a specific campsite or two that you would recommend?

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Reviewed by EJ on May 18, 2011

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Beautiful landscape. Great place to hunt deer.
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Tappan Lake 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. 2 user reviews.

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