Jackson City Reservoir

Hammertown Lake Sunset

Jackson City Reservoir, commonly called Hammertown Lake, is open for business in Southeastern Ohio…and that business is fun. Hammertown is one of the largest and deepest lakes in this area of Ohio. When constructed in 1953, the officials responsible for…

Chippewa Lake

Chippewa Lake in Northeast Ohio is a little natural wonder, formed by retreating glaciers about 12,000 years ago that left a depression along Chippewa Creek. Native inhabitants used the lake’s shoreline and surrounding wetlands long before the expansion of European…

Clendening Lake

Idyllic Clendening Lake

The call of the wild permeates the area surrounding Clendening Lake. The meandering reservoir stretches over 10 miles along Brushy Creek and is enclosed within public lands owned by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District. There is no development on the…

Punderson Lake

Punderson Lake State Park

A widely-kept secret in the northeastern region of Ohio is the beautiful surroundings and recreation available at Punderson Lake. Completely enclosed by Punderson Lake State Park, this is one of only a few natural lakes in Ohio. Careful development by…

Kiser Lake

Kiser Lake Kayak Ramp

A surprise awaits visitors to Southwest Ohio when they see Kiser Lake. Nearly 400 acres of water created especially for recreation greet visitors to Kiser Lake State Park. The lake was originally created in 1840 when a dam was built…

Tappan Lake

Aerial View ofTappan Lake Dam & Marina

Tappan Lake is a 2,350-acre reservoir in Northeast Ohio, one of a series of lakes managed by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers created the lake in 1936 with construction of a dam across the…

Berlin Lake

Berlin Lake & Dam

One of the best-loved spots along northeastern Ohio’s Mahoning River is Berlin Lake. The Mahoning River has long done double-duty safeguarding the water levels downstream in Warren and Youngstown and providing a water source for citizens and industry. Berlin Lake…

Lake Milton

Mahoning County’s Lake Milton in the Northeast Region of Ohio holds a century’s-worth of history along its picturesque shores. The area was part of the Connecticut Western Reserve, a 120-mile-wide strip of land granted to the colony of Connecticut in…

Acton Lake

Acton Lake at Dusk

Acton Lake, In the Southwest region of Ohio, has provided recreation opportunities to generations of visitors in the 50 years since it was created. Only a few short miles from the Indiana state line, the facilities at Acton Reservoir draw…

Apple Valley Lake

Apple Valley Lake

Tucked away in the gently rolling hills of Knox County in Central Ohio, Apple Valley Lake offers residents almost limitless recreation opportunities. With the clear, clean waters of its well-stocked aquatic depths and the community’s many amenities, Apple Valley Lake…

Candlewood Lake OH

Candlewood Lake is a small, cozy, 1500-acre, private lake resort community situated in Morrow County, central Ohio. Though it is just an hour from the capital city of Columbus, the lake community itself is surrounded by rural land. The lake…

Atwood Lake

View of Atwood Lake

Atwood Lake is nestled in the rolling farm landscapes of Ohio’s Northeast tourism region. The lake straddles the border of Carroll and Tuscarawas Counties, though the great majority of the water body lies on the Carroll side of the border.…

Pleasant Hill Lake

Crisp clean air, glistening blue water, and miles of picturesque nature describe the majestic beauty of Pleasant Hill Lake. Located near Perrysville, Ohio in Ashland and Richland Counties, the lake offers boat lovers 850 acres of water with unlimited horsepower.…

Mosquito Creek Lake

Boating at Sunset on Mosquito Creek Lake

Mosquito Creek Lake is one of the highlights of Northeast Ohio. At 7850 acres, it is the second largest inland lake in the state. Also known as Mosquito Creek Reservoir, Mosquito Creek Lake is located just outside of Cortland and…

Delaware Lake

Shoreline at Delaware Lake

Delaware Lake is a central Ohio reservoir designed and constructed by the Huntington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps’ Ohio River Basin plan was sanctioned by the Flood Control Act of 1938. Construction of Delaware Dam…