Schenk Lake ~

A destination of fun for the whole family

Located in the heart of Oglebay Park, Schenk Lake provides a variety of activities for guests of all ages! For additional information, please call Schenk Lake at 304-243-4026.


9 a.m. – Dusk

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  • Pedal Boating, Aqua Cycles, & Kayaks photo

    Pedal Boating, Aqua Cycles, & Kayaks

    Two-seat pedal boats, Aqua Cycles, and both one and two-seat kayaks are available. No private boating is available. 

    Pedal Boats: $7.95/20 minute ride

    Aqua Cycles: $9.95/20 minute ride

    Kayaks: Single Kayak $9.95/20 minute ride | Double Kayak $13.95/20 minute

  • Miniature Golf photo

    Miniature Golf

    Located next to the playground, adjacent to Schenk Lake, this 18-hole course features a variety of obstacles that will challenge the whole family.

    Adults: $6.95

    Kids (Ages 6 & under): $5.95

  • Aerial Challenge Course photo

    Aerial Challenge Course

    Discover the adventurer in you as you take on Oglebay’s Aerial Challenge Course. Offering exhilarating combinations of rope walks, obstacles, and climbs.

    Guests must be 60″ tall to enjoy the course independently. Those who are 48-59″ tall may enjoy the course with an accompanying adult 60″ or taller.

    Admission: $15 per person

    Wilson Lodge & Cottage Guests: $12 per person

  • Playground photo


    The playground across from Schenk Lake offers a variety of kid-friendly equipment protected by a safety surface consisting of two layers of cushioning.

  • Fishing photo


    No fishing license required. Bait available for purchase at the Schenk Lake Boathouse. Trout & catfish available for purchase based size of fish and can be purchased at the Boathouse.

    Adults: $5.95

    Kids (Ages 6 & under): $4.95

    Pole Rental: $4.95

    Catch and Release Policy
  • Walking & Hiking Trails photo

    Walking & Hiking Trails

    Susan Wheeler & Arboretum Walking Trails
    Paved hard-surface trails which weave 4.5 miles throughout the park and provide beautiful scenery. Stroller friendly. Leashed pets welcome.

    Hiking Trails
    Historic hiking trail system of varying terrain featuring majestic views of Oglebay’s landscape, including the favorite waterfall view on the Falls Vista trail. Leashed pets welcome.

    Trail Maps & More Info

*Extra precautions will be taken to ensure social distancing of six feet is observed, and all group activities will be limited to 25 guests or less.