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Beach City Lake

Huntington District
Published Jan. 5, 2024
Beach City Dam

Beach City Dam

Reservations, Fees & Passes

There are no camping areas at Beach City Lake.
Picnic sites are located in the Day Use Recreation Area at Beach City Dam.


Beach City Dam is located near the northern border of Tuscarawas County, Ohio, on Sugar Creek, a tributary of the Tuscarawas River, about nine miles above New Philadelphia, Ohio. Beach City also operates three levees and a pump station at Brewster, Ohio, located 5 ½ miles upstream of the dam. Restrooms are provided at the Beach City Day Use Area on a seasonal basis (April - October).

Recreation Opportunities

Visitor Center
There is no visitor center at Beach City Dam. The project office can offer assistance. 

Boating
Due to the effects of sedimentation, boating is limited and a public boat launch ramp no longer is available. For more information, you can call MWCD (330) 343-6647 or visit their website at mwcd.org

Camping
There are no camping areas at Beach City Lake.

Day-use
Picnic sites are located in the Day Use Recreation Area at Beach City Dam.

Fishing
Fishing is permitted at the Beach City Lake Day Use Area and below the dam.

Hunting
Hunting is very popular on the land surrounding the lake

Marinas
There is no marina at Beach City Lake.

Swimming
There are no designated swimming areas at Beach City Lake.

Trails
There are no marked hiking trails at Beach City Dam, but hiking is permitted within surrounding woods.


Rules & Regulations

General Policies
A full list of Federal regulations that apply to all US Army Corps of Engineers properties can be found in Title 36 of the United States Code (USC). Title 36, The Rules and Regulations that Govern Corps of Engineers Water Resource Projects

Firearms
Possession of firearms in a federal facility, including locks, dams, power plants, ranger stations, buildings, switchyards, recreation facilities, warehouses, and offices is strictly prohibited. This prohibition includes the storage or transporting of a personally owned firearm in controlled access parking areas or Government vehicles, heavy equipment, boats and vessels under the operational control of the District regardless of its location. Exceptions for Federal employees are only allowed for Federal law enforcement officers or where possession of a firearm is specifically authorized by law.

Fireworks
Fireworks, along with explosives, firearms and other weapons are prohibited on Government Property. Detailed information can be found in Title 36, The Rules and Regulations that Govern Corps of Engineers Water Resource Projects, Section 327.13.


Contact
Beach City Lake 
5449 State Route 250 N.W. 
Beach City, OH 44608

pa2@usace.army.mil
330-878-7391