At the Corps' Charles Mill Lake, extensive recreation facilities are operated by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District. Visit their website at www.mwcdlakes.com. In Mansfield, see the Kingwood Center formal gardens bloom April through October. Johnny Appleseed Heritage Center will be opening Summer 2004 near the dam. A 1600 seat amphitheater will be open presenting an outdoor drama about Johnny Appleseed. Other facilities include a library and a research facility.
Charles Mill Lake is located on the Black Fork on the Mohican River. The dam is located approximately 3 miles East of I-71. At I-71, take US 30 East almost 1 mile to State Route 603. Then take State Route 603 South about 2 miles to the dam.
2203 State Route 603 Lucas, OH 44843-9606
Picnicking Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site
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