Birding at Lake Logan State Park

Logan, Ohio

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Lake Logan State Park

General Information


20160 St. Rt. 664, Logan, OH 43138



DeLorme Page Number and Coordinates

(7th Edition and earlier) P. 69, 6D

Nearest Town or City

Logan, Ohio.

Directions from Nearest Town or City

From St. Rt.33, exit at St. Rt. 664 (if going north, turn left onto 664, if going south, turn right on to 664). Go about 1/10 mile and turn right onto Lake Logan Road. Go about one mile to the lake.

About Lake Logan State Park

There are 720 acres, including the lake which is about 400 acres. There are no roads or trails.

Visiting Information

Closed hours/season

Open all year during daylight hours.

Parking Areas

At boat launch, fishing pier and swimming beach.


Only for fishing.

Restroom Facilities

Available, but, not modern.

Harmful Insects, Poisonous Plants, or Animals

Poison Ivy.

Restaurants in the Area

In nearby Logan one can find McDonald’s, Subway, Burger King, Wendy’s, Bob Evans and others.

Other Birding Spots in the Area

Hocking Hills State Park/Hocking State Forest including Old Man’s Cave, Conkles Hollow, Cantwell Cliffs, Cedar Falls, Ash Cave, etc. Also Clear Creek Metro Park is to the north.

Birds of Interest by Season


Waterfowl until lake is completely frozen. Bald Eagles.


Waterfowl, gulls, terns, moorhens, shorebirds possible on swimming beach, Osprey and other usual spring migrants.


Hybrid mallards, Mallards, domestic ducks and geese, Canada Geese, Mute Swans.


Usual fall migrants in surrounding trees and fields and wooded areas, also migrating waterfowl.

The following specialty birds have also been seen at Lake Logan over a several year time span: Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Eared Grebe, Willet, Whimbrel, White Pelican, Yellow-crowned Night-heron, Black Tern, Prothonotary Warbler, Northern Waterthrush, Yellow-throated Warbler, Purple Gallinule.

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