Picturesque setting for many outdoor adventures in this area. Ohio State Parks & Division of Wildlife operate most of the facilities around Dillion Lake. These organizations do not honor Golden Age or Golden Access or other Federal recreation passports.
Dillon Lake is approximately 6 miles northwest of Zanesville, Ohio and twenty miles east of Newark, Ohio. Access to the lake is provided by State Route 146 via State Routes 16 and 586 from the north and US 40 and I-70 from the south.