Cowan Lake sets 50th Birthday Bash


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Many activities for all ages — including these from the 2017 fest — are once again featured at the 2018 Lake Fest and 50th birthday celebration at Cowan Lake.

Many activities for all ages — including these from the 2017 fest — are once again featured at the 2018 Lake Fest and 50th birthday celebration at Cowan Lake.


Courtesy photos

Many activities for all ages — including these from the 2017 fest — are once again featured at the 2018 Lake Fest and 50th birthday celebration at Cowan Lake.


Courtesy photos

CLINTON CO. — Cowan Lake State Park’s 50th Birthday Bash will feature a bevy of family fun activities at the Cowan Lake Fest this weekend.

Activities will include youth fishing, paddle races, sailing kayaks, stand up paddle boarding, yoga on the beach, square dancing, sand volleyball, and a large slip-and-slide activity for children of all ages. There will also be a farm market, food trucks and music by the bonfire.

The celebration, sponsored by the nonprofit Friends Caring for Cowan Lake, kicks off at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 21 and runs through Sunday afternoon, July 22.

Cowan Lake Fest 2018

Saturday, July 21

• 1 p.m. Registration opens

• 1 p.m. Stand-up paddle boarding

• 1-6 p.m. Sand volleyball 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Community Farm Market open

• 1-8 p.m. Pontoon ferry rides between campground and public beaches

• 2 p.m. Sailing kayaks

• 3 p.m. Kayak/canoe excursion

• 3-6 p.m. Paddle Ohio

• 4 p.m. Clinton/Warren County fire truck visit

• 4 p.m. Slip-and-slide on the beach

• 4-8 p.m. Food trucks on site

• 5 p.m. Kayak/canoe Excursion

• 6:30 p.m. Paddle Ohio

• 6:30 p.m. Official Lake Fest kickoff

• 7 p.m. Raptors

• 7-10 p.m. Appalachian Storytelling and Square Dancing

• 9 p.m. Music at the Bonfire

Sunday, July 22

• 7 a.m. Early morning yoga on the beach

• 8 a.m. Yoga on the beach

• 8-10 a.m. Pancake breakfast at the beach house

• 9-11 a.m. Paddle races

• 10 a.m. Beginning geocaching

• 9 a.m.-noon Youth Passport to Fishing

• 11 a.m. CITO event

• 12 p.m. Kayak/canoe excursion — Paddle Ohio

• 1:45 p.m. Sailing races with the Cowan Lake Sailing Association

Many activities for all ages — including these from the 2017 fest — are once again featured at the 2018 Lake Fest and 50th birthday celebration at Cowan Lake.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/07/web1_cowan-lake-2-1.jpgMany activities for all ages — including these from the 2017 fest — are once again featured at the 2018 Lake Fest and 50th birthday celebration at Cowan Lake. Courtesy photos

Many activities for all ages — including these from the 2017 fest — are once again featured at the 2018 Lake Fest and 50th birthday celebration at Cowan Lake.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/07/web1_cowan-lake-1-1.jpgMany activities for all ages — including these from the 2017 fest — are once again featured at the 2018 Lake Fest and 50th birthday celebration at Cowan Lake. Courtesy photos

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