Central, Ohio Area Lakes and Reservoirs

  • Alum Creek Lake

    Alum Creek Lake

    Alum Creek's large reservoir and gently rolling span of fields and woodlands provides a hub of recreational activity just minutes from Ohio's capital city. Quiet coves nestled among shale cliffs await the solitary fisherman in the park's northern reaches while sunseekers mingle with thousands on ... Continue
  • Buckeye Lake

    Buckeye Lake is situated in three counties. Licking, Fairfield and Perry Counties. Buckeye Lake has an average depth of about 6 feet with a maximum depth of about 14 feet. It has a relatively flat bottom without much underwater woody cover. Buckeye Lake is in Fairfield, Licking, and Perry ... Continue
  • Charles Mill Lake

    Charles Mill Lake

    Charles Mill Lake is located on the Black Fork of the Mohican River with 1,350 acres of water surface. In partnership with the U.S. Corps of Engineers, the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District administers the recreation facilities on the lake behind the dam through their facilities at Charles ... Continue
  • Deer Creek Lake

    Deer Creek Lake

    Deer Creek Lake was designed and built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Deer Creek Lake project was first authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1938, for the purpose of flood control, recreation, and fish and wildlife enhancement. Boaters enjoy unlimited horsepower on Deer Creek Lake. In ... Continue