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Burr Oak Lake is located in the beautiful rolling hills of southeastern Ohio.

Minutes to Glouster, Athens, Nelsonville, and less than an hour to Hocking Hills. 

Sunset Point is located close to Dock 2 at Burr Oak State Park near the south end of the lake.

Grocery & Restaurants

Kroger - 5 miles - (740) 767-3062

19471 Lake Dr, Trimble, OH 45782

Grocery store and Pharmacy

Burr Oak Lodge - 3 miles - (740) 767-2112 

10660 Burr Oak Lodge Rd., Glouster, OH 45732

The lodge has a restaurant with a bar

Little Italy Pizza - 5 miles - (740) 767-2321

108 High St, Glouster, OH 45732

Pizza for pick up or delivery.

Sikorski's Home Plate - 5 miles - (740) 767-7678

71 Madison St, Glouster, OH 45732

Kasler's Country Kitchen - 5 miles - (740) 767-3289

50 Lake Dr, Trimble, OH 45782

Rhapsody Restaurant - 18 miles - (740) 753-5740

18 Public Square, Nelsonville, OH 45764

Nearby activities, attractions, and points of interests:​

Burr Oak State Park

Burr Oak Lake is a no wake lake that allows all boats and motors.  Public swimming locations are at Burr Oak Beach off of SR 13 and Bootleggers Cove.  Swimming is prohibited off the bank of Sunset Point, but fishing is welcome. There are hiking trails throughout the park including the Buckeye Trail and the American Discovery Trail. 

Burr Oak Marina Dock #1 Marina - 3 miles - (740) 767-3585

OH-78 Scenic, Glouster, OH 45732

The only place on the lake to rent boats including: pontoons, Jon Boats, canoes, and kayaks.  Also available: bait, tackle, snacks, fishing license, and ice.  

Forest Hills Golf Course - 2 miles - (740) 767-4623

6484 OH-78, Glouster, OH 45732

A 9 hole golf course with carts is located on SR 78.  

Burr Oak Lodge - 3 miles - (740) 767-2112 

10660 Burr Oak Lodge Rd., Glouster, OH 45732

The lodge has a restaurant with a bar, indoor pool with public passes available.  There are events throughout the year, including Pioneer Days, Civil War reenactments and art exhibitions.


Trimble & Glouster, Ohio - 5 miles 

Neighboring towns nearby with Red Box video rental, bank, ATM, Post Office, gas stations, Dollar Stores, tavern, beer & wine drive-thru, library, Darby Land Hardware and Lumber, Dairy Queen, Subway

Nelsonville, Ohio - 15 miles

Movies 10, Stuart Opera House, Rocky Boots, Paul Bunyan Show, Hocking Valley Scenic Railway.

Athens, Ohio - 18 miles

Ohio University, shopping, Farmer's Markets, restaurants, sports bars, movie theatre.

Dairy Barn - 18 miles - (740) 592-4981

8000 Dairy Ln, Athens, OH 45701

The Dairy Barn offers exhibitions, events, and educational programs that nurture and promote area artists and artisans; develop art appreciation among all ages; provide the community access to fine arts and crafts from outside the region; and draw attention and visitors to Southeast Ohio.

Muskingum River Parkway State Park - 19 miles 

The Muskingum River Parkway and its 160-year-old navigation system were designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers in July 2001. The Muskingum River's 10 hand-operated locks are now recognized as one of America's great engineering accomplishments.

Historic McConnelsville - 20 miles 

A quaint river town where you will feel as though have stepped back in time.  Many buildings are in the Ohio Historical Register from the Twin City Opera House and the Button House Museum , the village is a feast for the eyes and the senses.  

The Wilds - 40 miles - (740) 638- 5030

14000 International Rd, Cumberland, OH 43732

Thousands of acres have been developed and divided into large sections where African, Asian, and North American wild animal species are managed.

Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park - 44 miles

137 Juliana St, Parkersburg, WV 26101 

Located on the Ohio River in Parkersburg, WV, visitors can enjoy picnicking, horse-drawn wagon rides, shopping at the Friends of Blennerhassett Gift Shop, the refreshment stand, bike rentals, nature walks, and, of course, touring the beautiful Blennerhassett Mansion.

HockingHills State Park - 50 miles

19852 OH-664, Logan, OH 43138

The Hocking region is characterized by massive sandstone outcroppings, deep cool gorges, towering hemlocks and glistening waterfalls. Abundant wildlife including white-tailed deer, barred owls, ruffed grouse and an occasional bobcat make the wooded ravines and ridgetops their home.

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