Nearly 1,700 acres of the best recreational waters in Ohio are found at Lake Milton State Park. Boating, fishing and swimming at the 600-ft. beach are popular at this day-use park. Stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, canoes, pontoon boats and wave runners are offered for rental in season at the Meshel Park area on the east side of the lake, 16897 Milton Ave. Call 330-654-4991 for rental information.
The scenic shoreline provides a habitat for waterfowls and shorebirds for visitors to enjoy. Three launch ramps and seasonal dock rentals are available. Anglers enjoy nice catches of different fish species that includes largemouth and smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie and channel catfish, as well as walleye and muskellunge (both of which are stocked by the Division of Wildlife). A standard public archery range is located on the east side of the dam. Hunting is permitted in designated areas. A valid Ohio hunting license is required.