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Burr Oak State Park
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Location Athens and Morgan counties, Ohio, United States
Nearest town Glouster, Ohio
Area Land: 2,593 acres (1,049 ha)
Water: 664 acres (269 ha)
Elevation 820 feet (250 m)
Established 1952
Administered by Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Designation Ohio state park
Website Burr Oak State Park

Burr Oak State Park is a public recreation area located four miles (6.4 km) northeast of Glouster in the U.S. state of Ohio. The park sits mostly in Morgan County, with part extending into Athens County.

The state park is centered at Burr Oak Lake. The dam for the lake is federal property under the jurisdiction of the Army Corps of Engineers, and is named Tom Jenkins Dam. It was built in 1950 for flood control. The maximum depth of the lake is around thirty feet.

The lake and park are named for the burr oak tree, a variety of oak.

The area of the park is 2,593 acres (1,049 ha), while that of the lake is 664 acres (269 ha). The park was dedicated in 1952. The park borders the Wayne National Forest and the Sunday Creek State Wildlife Area.

Activities and amenities

The park offers boating, swimming, picnicking, fishing, hunting, camping, cabins, conference center, and lodge. The Buckeye Trail passes around the lake, and the North Country Trail is coincident with the Buckeye in this location. The park features 28 miles (45 km) of hiking trails and 7 miles (11 km) of hiking trails. Historically, the park has maintained open areas along roadways as wildflower meadow-type areas.

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