Burr Oak Lodge, overlooking the lake from the east, offers sixty guest rooms, five meeting rooms, a dining room, full-service lounge and gift shop. Facilities for lodge and cottage guests include a swimming beach, tennis courts, playground equipment, boat launch ramp and an indoor swimming pool.
There are 90 non-electric campsites to accommodate campers.
A ten horsepower limit for boats is in effect on Burr Oak Lake. Five launch ramps provide access to the lake.
The lake is well known for its catches of largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish.