Outdoor lovers head northeast of Cambridge to enjoy the largest state park in Ohio. Salt Fork State Park spans an impressive 20,000 acres, and includes a 148 room lodge, 54 family cottages, and a 3,000 acre lake for water recreation. If water sports are your fancy, there is also Seneca Lake, one of 10 lakes in the Muskingum Watershed District.
Cambridge is proud of its two theatrical enterprises, The Living Word outdoor drama, portraying the passion of Christ, and the Cambridge Performing Arts Center, featuring local talent productions.
The Cambridge Concert Association and the Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center host important and entertaining productions. Annual traditions include the Salt Fork Arts and Crafts Festival (second weekend of August), the Ohio Hills Festival (mid July), Deerassic Classic (early August), Oktoberfest, Paul Bunyan Show (early October), and the Dickens Victorian Village (November through January).
The 57-acre Cambridge City Park is the crown jewel of the city. Built around a pond, it incorporates tennis courts, ball fields, playgrounds, basketball courts, skateboarding facilities, picnic tables and a state-of-the-art swimming pool.