World's Largest Basket

The World's Largest Basket is a woven wooden basket that is 48 feet long and 23 feet tall and is nestled in the middle of Dresden's shopping district.

The basket is a tribute to the Longaberger Company's mark on Dresden, which is known as “Basket Village U.S.A.”

Corner of 5th and Main
Dresden, OH 43842

Dresden Swim Center

When it’s time to relax, enjoy a beautiful day with us at The Dresden Swim Center. Along with the stainless steel pool, which accommodates up to 800 people, it offers a bathhouse, lockers, showers and a snack bar for your convenience. Meeting space is available, as well as daily guest rates.

1330 S Main St
Dresden, OH 43821
(740) 754-6567

Dresden Recreation


Muskingum Recreation Trail -This approximately four mile long asphalt trail connects Rock Cut Road in Muskingum Township with Main Street in Jefferson Township.  The trail follows the Muskingum River and offers exceptional views of huge rock formations.

Rock Cut Road
Dresden, Ohio 43821

Kenny Wolford Community Park- A beautiful outdoor recreation area built to honor longtime Dresden Police Chief Kenny Wolford.  Features include biddy league baseball fields, sand volleyball and basketball.

1354 South Main Street
Dresden, Ohio 43821

Dresden Historic Village

   There are many historic sites in Dresden, come see for yourself.  Everything from the Suspension bridge to Prospect Place which was part of the Underground Railroad.

Prospect Place

Prospect Place was built in 1856 by Abolitionist George Willison Adams. The 29 room estate is now the home of the G. W. Adams Educational Center, Inc., a 501(C)(3) public charity. Tours and ghost hunts of the estate are available and special events are held periodically throughout the year with an annual Civil War re-enactment the last weekend of June. For details call 740-754-1814 or visit

12150 Main Street
P.O. Box 196
Trinway, OH 43842
(740) 221-4175

The Wilds

The Wilds is one of the largest and most innovative wildlife conservation centers in the world. Located on nearly 10,000 acres just a short drive southeast of Dresden, it is home to rare and endangered animals from around the world. Visitors can board a guided Safari Transport to see and learn about the animals as they live in natural, open-range habitats, and learn about the Wild’s conservation work. The tour includes a stop at the Mid-Sized Carnivore Conservation Center. A gift shop, café, birding and butterfly areas, summer camps, education programs, group tours, overnight lodging opportunities, and more are available to visitors. Open select days May through October. Call or visit the website for the seasonal visitor’s schedule.

14000 International Rd
Cumberland, OH 43732
(740) 638-5030

Longaberger Homestead

Visit Longaberger Homestead so you can make your own basket, enjoy a delicious meal in Miller's Homestead Restaurant and shop Longaberger! 

To see the schedule for 2014, click here.
5563 Raiders Road
Frazeysburg, OH 43822