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Area Lake Drawdown To Begin

5 Nov , 2018  

As part of the flood risk management operation of the reservoirs and dams in the Muskingum River Watershed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) conducts annual temporary drawdown of the normal pool elevation of the lake levels. The drawdown allows for additional flood storage capacity needed during the winter thaw and spring rains. Drawdown will begin in early November and the return to normal pool elevation will initiate in February. Normal pool elevations will be obtained in time for the summer recreation season. Read More

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Become A Princess For The Day

20 Sep , 2018  

What better way to celebrate the end of summer and Halloween around the door than to indulge in a bit of fantasy and make-believe. This Saturday at Charles Mill Lake Park, children aged 3 and up are invited to “Princess in the Park.” Each prince or princess is invited to dress in their royal finest and enjoy an enchanted day. Read More


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Memorial Day Activities Set At Two Area Lakes; Fireworks Included

26 May , 2017  

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, which encompasses all or part of 27 Ohio counties, has announced dates for its traditional fireworks displays over area bodies of water. In the greater Mansfield area, that includes both Charles Mill Lake Park and Pleasant Hill Lake Park. Read More

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Charles Mill Lake Park Seeks Naturalist

15 Feb , 2017  

If you (or someone you know) loves nature, teaching and playing outside, Charles Mill Lake Park is hiring a Naturalist. One of the Park’s goals is to create lasting memories and events for families who visit Charles Mill Lake Park throughout the season and teach them about nature. Read More