47-acre lake with boat ramp. Electric motors only.
The adjoining Adams Lake State Nature Preserve has two short loop trails for approximately 1/2- mile total hiking. Both are considered easy hikes, The Prairie Dock Trail is yet another example of small prairie openings common in Adams County. The Post Oak Trail features a short hike through an oak-hickory forest.
Ohio River & Ohio Brush Creek - unlimited boating, launch ramp fee, camping, island, food, bait, picnic areas, showers, overnight docking, and fuel. Government built public boat landing. Season is April through September.....weather and river permitting.
Canoe and kayak access to Ohio Brush Creek is permitted at the Edge of Appalachia’s Creek's Bend access located approximately 7 miles east of West Union on Waggoner Riffle Road. Creek Bend has parking, restrooms and picnic area. Usually this lower section of Ohio Brush Creek has enough water, even during dry summers, to permit a downstream float. Public canoe pullouts downstream would be at Beasley Fork Bridge and the boat ramp at the Ohio River (7-mile float to Ohio River)
Home of the Island Creek Mound, an unexcavated Woodland era Native American mound just north east of the parking lot. Camp among history on the beautiful shore of the Ohio River, while overlooking one of the Manchester Islands. Enjoy hours of bird watching or unlimited boating via the public boat launch ramp.
Public boat ramp in Manchester at Kinfolk Landing.
Ohio Brush Creek public access
Simply one of the most beautiful and scenic streams in southern Ohio, Brush Creek is a shining example of a high quality stream. Inviting to float as it is to fish. There are several public access points along the stream. Floating or fishing, Ohio Brush Creek is a great way to spend a summer day. The link below is a listing of ODNR public access sites on Ohio Brush Creek.
40 new campsites located along the banks of the scenic Ohio River just east of the small village of Sandy Springs on US 52 (Scenic Byway) Tent camping and full hookup for RVs, restrooms & showers, 30/50 amp hookups. Daily, monthly, & seasonal rates. Ramp available for small boat launching. Pet Friendly.