Adventure Outdoors Magazine Summer 2016 - Page 125

Visit Eastern Ohio’s LAKE REGION Carroll County Convention & Visitors Bureau Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District Tuscarawas County Convention & Visitors Bureau For those seeking to reconnect with nature, Atwood Lake offers a great experience with its low-horsepower boating. Take out the sailboat and let the wind guide your adventure or sit back and relax on a pontoon boat. Fishermen enjoy tossing a line to catch a variety of fish and two public launch ramps provide easy access onto the water. A swimming beach with water toys to entertain the kids and hiking trails are also available to experience nature first hand. Breakfast. Those wanting to spend the night under the stars can enjoy RV or primitive camping at Atwood Lake Park, which hosts events throughout the year. Have no fears if you are “boating challenged.” Fishing and pontoon boats rentals are available at both the East and West Atwood Lake Marinas. Grab a bite to eat at Lighthouse Bistro and The Dock restaurants overlooking the water at the marinas. The Atwood Deli has what you need to pack a lunch. Be soothed by the water as you sit on the balcony during your stay at Whispering Pines Bed and Feeling adventurous? Try your hand at clay target shooting at Upland Valley Sporting Clays or zip lining at Wood’s Tall Timber Resort. There is no better way to end the day than to watch the sunset reflected on the water as you sip wine at Al-Bi Winery or enjoy local entertainment at nearby School House Winery or Casella Winery. You can also take the family for a cool treat at the Atwood Dairy Bar or Dellroy Drive-In. For more information about activities on the east side of Atwood Lake visit Heading to the Westside? www.traveltusc. com. For information about Atwood Lake Park or to make a reservation, visit Adventure Outdoors Summer 2016 123