The Village of Buckeye Lake
Built along the shore of the large lake for which it is named, the Village of Buckeye Lake is a quiet little town offering an abundance of recreational activities from shopping and dining to boating and fishing. Located adjacent to the I-70, Buckeye Lake offers easy access to major cities such as Columbus, Newark, and Zanesville. Read more about Buckeye Lake or see listings below.
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Buckeye Lake at a Glance
County: Fairfield and Licking
Zip Codes: 43008, 43025, 43046
Home Value Range: $40,000 to over $800,000
Travel & Commute
New Albany: 33 mins
Westerville: 38 mins
Downtown Columbus: 32 mins
Major Roads: I-70
The Village of Buckeye Lake offers plenty of recreation, from shopping and dining to snowmobiling and ice fishing. History buffs can check out the Buckeye Lake Historical Society to brush up on their lakeside dates. Biologists and greenthumbs should be sure to stop by the Dawes Arboretum.
The Devine Farms are a great spot for pumpkin picking and other fun fall activities, and the Mountainbuilders State Memorial and Ohio Indian Art Museum is an interesting stop for all. At the Black Hand Gorge, you witness remnants of the Ohio Canal and old railroad tracks.
Discover the Buckeye Lake Lifestyle
Buckeye Lake is an easy town for getting outside! Every season has its own delights, from swimming, skiing, and camping, to ice skating and ice fishing. Buckeye Lake Reservoir offers a plethora of water sports, and various campgrounds in the area offer everything from RV camping to more primitive wilderness tent camping.
Buckeye Lake - The Reservoir
Though it was originally built as a part of the Ohio and Erie Canal project in the 19th century, Buckeye Lake is now used solely for recreational purposes. Boating, fishing, water skiing, swimming, ice fishing, and ice boating are common enjoyments of the lake, as are lakeside activities such as picnicking, hiking, and camping.
Buckeye Lake State Park
Ohio’s oldest state park offers a vast array of outdoor activities for people of all ages and interests. Boating abounds - motorboats, sailboats, pontoons, canoes, and even rowboats are common. Fishermen find the lake teeming with a variety of fish, and hunters find waterfowl aplenty. And in winter, ice skating, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, and yes, ice boating are town favorites.
Plenty of shopping and dining can be found along Rt 79, the main street of Buckeye. Check out some of these interesting and popular shopping hotspots:
- Z’s Village Market: bait shop
- Nu 2U Consignment: thrift and consignment store
- Village Pantry
- Buckeye Lake Dutchess: convenience store
- Gamers Shop: game store
- Boat Boys: boat rental service
Be sure to stop by these excellent eateries:
- Island House
- Buckeye Lake Winery
- Papa Boo’s: waterfront bands and American cuisine
- Scooters Sports Bar
- Buckeye Lake Brewery
- Copper Penny Lakeside: waterfront hangout with bar bites
- Bangkok City Restaurant
Education is a Priority
As part of the Lakewood Local School District, Buckeye Lake residents have access to excellent education. This district includes the following schools:
- Lakewood High School
- Lakewood Middle School
- Jackson Intermediate
- Hebron Elementary
- Lakewood Digital Academy
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