Less than 15 minutes from Athens city, come visit a hidden gem, Dow Lake, at Strouds Run State Park. At the Boathouse, you can rent canoes, single and double kayaks, stand up paddleboards, pedal boats, and pontoon boats. The almost 200 acre lake has many places to explore by boat. Or, choose to go hiking on the multitude of trails for all levels, or swimming, fishing, or mountain biking. In addition, snacks (ice cream!), drinks, nightcrawlers, firewood, and camping and beach supplies can be purchased at the Boathouse. Once you visit, you will understand why visitors travel from as far as Columbus to escape the city and explore the beauty of Strouds Run State Park.
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Rent canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, pedal boats, & pontoon boats. Rent 4 hours, get a 5th hour free!
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