Activities at Schenk Lake

Aerial Course on Schenk Lake

Schenk Lake and Aerial Challenge Course Open!
Schenk Lake and the Aerial Challenge Course open Saturdays & Sundays starting April 1 from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, weather permitting. Open Friday, April 14 from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM for Easter Weekend!

Activities Available:

  • Aerial Course
  • Mini Golf
  • Pedal Boats, Aqua Cycles, & Kayaks
  • Fishing and Pole Rentals
  • Refreshments including Kirke's Hand Dipped Ice Cream

For more information and additional hours, call Schenk Lake at 304-243-4026.

Walking & Jogging Trails
A leisurely stroll or a calorie-burning workout... See the spectacular views as you wind your way through the rolling hills of Oglebay.

Seasonal Activities

Pedal Boating, Aquacycles and Kayaks
Two seat pedal boats, Aqua Cycles and both one- and two-seat kayaks available. No private boating is available.

The lake is stocked with bass, trout and catfish. Season fishing passes are available. Fishing poles can be rented and bait can be purchased at the boathouse. All fish that are caught must be purchased at the boathouse (price is determined by size of the fish) or released back into the lake.

Stocking Schenk Lake

  • Trout – April 7, 8:30 AM
  • Trout – May 5, 10:00 AM

Catch & Release Policies PDF

The playground offers great equipment plus a protective safety surface that provides two layers of cushioning.

Miniature Golf
Located next to the playground adjacent to Schenk Lake, this 18 hole course is fun for the entire family. Clubs and balls are provided as part of cost.

Activity Bands
Planning on spending the entire day at Oglebay doing various activities? Activity bands are available Memorial Day through Labor Day, and include all-day access to many of the park's activities, including the outdoor pool.

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