Lakes & Recreation

Tappan Lake


Tappan Lake Park, part of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, is one of Ohio's most scenic outdoor locations. 

Clendening Lake


 Clendening Lake is the largest undeveloped lake in Ohio and is known for its bass fishing and solitude. Camping and boat rentals are also available. 

Piedmont Lake


 Piedmont Lake is considered by many to be the most scenic of all the MWCD lakes. It is set in rough, hilly, unglaciated terrain, most of which is heavily wooded. 

Boss Bison Ranch


45701 Unionvale Rd.

Cadiz, OH 43907

(740) 942-8726

Boss Bison Farm is open for tours, history, hot meals, and meat sales. They also have a gift shop and friendly staff on hand.

Sally Buffalo Park


100 W College St.

Cadiz, OH 43907

(740) 942-3213

Sally Buffalo Park offers Wallace Lodge and a party barn.  They have multiple camp sites, lakes, and activities

Faith Ranch


89500 Jewett-Germano Rd.

Jewett, OH 43986

(740) 946-2255

Non-denominational Christian camp with horse riding stables.  The ranch offers trail rides and lessons, as well as camps and programs.

Interest Points & Museums

Clark Gable Museum & Birthplace


138 Charleston St.

Cadiz, OH 43907

(740) 942-4989
Birth home, gift shop, and museum of The King of Hollywood, Clark Gable.
Items on display include Mr. Gable's boyhood sled and his Cadillac.

Custer Museum, Monument, & Birth Place


New Rumley St. Rt. 646 

(866) 473-0417

Birthplace of famous General George Armstrong Custer. The museum is open by appointment. 

Ourant Schoolhouse


Rt. 328 West of Deersville
The Ouran Schoolhouse is a one room, renovated school house that was built in 1873. National Register of Historic Places and hosts many events and activities.

Jewett Museum


104 E Main St. 

Jewett, OH 43986

(740) 945-5131

Features early 1800's artifacts, business, organization, and personal history. Open by appointment.

Scio Museum


East Main St

Scio, OH 43988

(740) 945-2172

Features the only public display of Scio Pottery, Scio College, oil booms, etc. Open by appointment.

Franklin Museum


187 North Main St.

New Athens, OH 43981

(740) 968-6135 or  740-968-4533

Formerly the Franklin College. Exhibits include Civil War, "College that divided a nation, and more! Open by appointment

The Coal Museum


200 E. Market St.

Cadiz, OH 43907

(740) 942-2623

The History of Coal Museum includes early and modern day mining displays and equipment. Located behind the Puskarich Library.

Sixteen Sided Barn


75540 Skullfork Rd.

Freeport, OH 43973

(740) 658-3891

Only one of three barns in the Unite States.  This barn has been lovingly restored by it's owners who welcome visitors with or without notice. 

Motorcyclist Memorial


48255 Rabbit Rd.

Hopedale, OH

- Off old route 22 at American Legion Post 682

A monument to riders gone too soon.

250 Raceway


83000 Chapel Hill Rd

Cadiz, OH 43907

(740) 942-2928 

Ohio's Place to Sling Dirt! 3/8 mile dirt track racing.  Season runs from April to Sept.

Lightning Raceway


82585 Craigo Rd

Tippecanoe, OH 44699

(740) 922-1661

Motorcross track and ATV racing. Open daily - Daylight to dark unless a race is scheduled. 

Christmas Card Lane


Come see our life-sized Christmas Cards! Christmas Card Lane runs from November to January at Sally Buffalo Park.  The Cards are lit up to provide a beautiful evening drive through the park!

Vineyards & Breweries

Vineyard 22


  Vineyard 22 & Farm Brewery

83800 Monzula Drive

Cadiz, OH 43907

(740) 491-7000  

Enjoy our wonderful wines, craft beer, and great appetizers!

Open all month regular hours - Wed. 4-10 Fri. 4-10 & Sat 3-11

Ohio Valley Winery


  Ohio Valley Winery

131 East Market Street

Cadiz, OH 43907

(740) 942-2333

 When Chuck and Jamie opened the winery they envisioned it to be similar to the show “Cheers” with the goal to be accessible to anyone who walked though their door 

Wellstone Winery


Waterstone Winery

28945 Riley Road

Freeport, OH 43907

(330) 432-3029 

 Our aim is to create and share our quality, regional wines in a tasteful yet laid back atmosphere. When you visit us expect warm smiles and wonderful wine!

Blacksheep Winery


BlackSheep Winery

 1454 U S Route 250

Adena, Ohio

 (740) 546-3741 

Located just outside of Harrison County

 Wine tasting offered. Wine can be purchased by the glass or bottle. Purchase a case of wine and get 10% off. Bread, cheese, apple, summer sausauge and other snacks offered. Retail area. Gift baskets can be made. 

Trails & Driving Tours

Conotton Creek Trail


Paved, 11.4 miles trail from Bowerston to Jewett through covered bridges and beautiful Harrison County sites.

Buckeye Trail


Bowerston Section: This trail goes over 40 of Ohio's 88 counties.  Marked by blue blazes and includes a scenic path through MWCD lake shore lines

Quilt Barn Driving Tour


Drive the Beautiful, & scenic, Quilt Barn Tour. Each barn consists of an eight-foot square painted replica of quilt squares on barns throughout the county. The barns are promoted as a "drive it yourself" tour of Harrison County. They also serve as a constant reminder of our pioneer and agricultural heritage.  There are 20 barns in all.  

Music & Festivals

Baby Bison Days & Pow Wow


Come celebrate the baby bison every June! This event accepts can food and donations that go to HARCATUS. Event also a Pow Wow, gifts, music, and great food! Location: Boss Bison Ranch

Bluegrass in the Hills


Bluegrass In The Hills is an June event in Hopedale, Ohio that offers the best bluegrass music from the most talented performers.  Camping and great food!

Blues for a Cure


FREE public concert every June at Sally Buffalo Park with all proceeds benefiting the Harrison Community Hospital Foundation and the Harrison County Cancer Crusaders.   

Sally Buffalo Days


Celebrated the end of September, Sally Buffalo Days offers craft vedors, live entertainment, children activities, and great food!

Scio Fall Festival


A staple in Harrison County for over 80 years, Scio Fall Festival is held in August. Events include parade, arm wrestling, car show, 5k run, children rides, 

Harrison County Fair


The Harrison County Fair proudly showcases the youth of the county with their animal and still projects with grand stand events nightly!

Old construction & mining equipment show


  This show takes place every September. The show features draglines, shovels, trucks, crawlers, dozers, etc demonstrated or on display. 

stumptown steam threshers REUNION and show


 In September, watch Steam Engines working , with the Saw Mill, Shingle Mill, Threshing and Baling. There are Antique Gas Tractors, Garden Tractors, Hit & Miss Engines and Steam Models in action.  

Cadiz Community Yard Sales


First Friday & Saturday every June.  Grab a map and find some great deals around Cadiz and surrounding areas.

Spring Egg hunt


  Sally Buffalo Park hosts an annual Spring Event with pancake breakfasts, soup lunch, crafts, egg hunt, and photos with the Easter Bunny. This event also includes a HUGE BICYCLE GIVE AWAY!