Recreation and the Outdoors|
NORTH COUNTRY TRAIL Located in the Wayne National Forest, estabtished as anational scenic trail in 1980. Once completed it will be the longest continuous trail in the United States, extending over 3000 miles. The trail joins Stone Church HorseTrail in Shawnee and travels through Burr Oak State Park, Stockport, and to Wolf Run State Park in Noble County. The trail will eventually travel from North Dakota to New York at a junction with the Appalachian Trail. Enter near Shawnee.
STONE CHURCH HORSE TRAIL- 18 mile loop trail through scenic, wooded hills of Wayne National Forest- Entrance off State Route 93, Shawnee. (740) 592-6644
WILDCAT HOLLOW BACKPACKING TRAIL- Scenic 13 mi. trail along fidgetops and stream bottons, Entrance from State Route 13 south of Coring. (740)592-6644
PERRY COUNTY RECREATION ASSOCIATION Fishing and non-motorboating. Trap shooting, hiking, picnicking, horseback fiding, and APV trail. Between Somerset and New Lexington on Twp. Rd 117. (740) 342-1553.
RUSHCREEK LAKE-Fishing, boating (10HP Limit) and public hunting. Boat ramp via Thomville Rd. One mile north of U. S. Route 22. (740) 743-1325 or (740) 569-4500
CLOUSE LAKE-Public fishing and wildlife area. St. Rt. 668, Somerset.
LAKE ST. JOSEPH-Public fishing. Township Road 122, Somerset.
BUCKEYE LAKE-Public fishing, land and water activities, winter and summer. Beaches, boat ramps and picnic areas available. Thomport.
PERRY APV PARK (all purpose vehicle) Over 15 miles of trails for offroad motorcycles and trail bikes. Lattines, picnic tables and trash barrels. Entrance off State Route 345, New Lexington. (740)342-2640
PERRY STATE FOREST-Hunting, fishing. ikPV trails and bridle trail. Twp. Rd. 154, New Lexington.
MIDWAY SPEEDWAY-Clay oval track. Late models, sportsman, street stocks, U.M.P. modified. St. Rt. 93, Crooksville. Season: (740)342-2602.