Spend a Weekend at Beautiful Mosquito Lake State Park

Plan your summer getaway at Mosquito Lake State Park in Northeast Ohio. Enjoy the 7,000-acre lake and 2,483+ acres of woodlands for a water-filled, wooded outdoor adventure. Here is a list of the best things to do at Mosquito Lake State Park.

Fish Mosquito Lake

Fishing at Mosquito Lake

For those who love to fish, Mosquito Lake is an angler’s dream come true. The lake is home to a variety of species, including walleye, largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, and more. Whether you prefer to fish from the shore or from a boat, you’re sure to have a great time.

Tip: In the winter, you can ice fish on the lake when the conditions are right.

Rent a boat or Kayak

In addition to fishing, there are plenty of other water-based activities to enjoy. The park has several boat launches, and visitors can rent a pontoon, canoe, or kayak from the Mosquito Lake Marina or visit Twisted Creek Outdoor Adventures for your guided or themed kayak tour.

Tip: Call ahead to make reservations for your rental.

Hike the Trails and Pack a Picnic

For those who prefer to stay on land, Mosquito Lake State Park also has many things to offer. The park has plenty of hiking trails, which wind their way through the woods and provide breathtaking views of the lake. There are also several picnic areas throughout the park, which are perfect for enjoying a meal with family and friends.

Tip: Pick up a pizza from Vasilios or stop at Country Porch Winery or Mecca Cones and Conies, all local restaurants around the lake.

Bring Fido to the Dog Park

Mosquito Lake in Northeast Ohio

Cooperation Station is a fenced dog park that is open year-round and free. The park offers your best friend plenty of room to romp. One side is for smaller dogs, and the other for larger dogs with lake access for a swim, and both sections have plenty of room for chasing a ball and frisbee.

Book a Yurt or Campsite

For those who want to spend the night at Mosquito Lake State Park, there are plenty of camping options available. The park has over 240 campsites, which range from primitive tent sites to full hookup RV sites. There are also two yurts available for rent, which offer a unique and comfortable camping experience. Mosquito Lake is a delightful backdrop for an evening campfire and s’mores.

Glamping in Northeast Ohio

Tip: Book the yurts well in advance; they rent quickly.

Disc Golf with Friends

Disc golf is a fantastic way to get outside and enjoy some fresh air and exercise. With several courses to choose from, players can enjoy a challenging game while taking in the scenic beauty of the area. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner, disc golf is a great way to spend time with friends and family while enjoying the outdoors.

Tip: Never Played? Learn more about Disc Golfing in Trumbull County Here.

Spend the Day at the Beach

Plan a day at the beach where you can curl your toes into the sand and soak up the sun. Kids can splash and play, build a sandcastle, or play a game of beach volleyball, and when they’re are tired of the water they can run to the nearby playground.