Mohicanville Dam

Huntington District
Published Jan. 5, 2024
Mohicanville Dam

Mohicanville Dam


Built in 1935, Mohicanville Dam, a flood control project, is a dry dam with no permanent pool. The dam site is located on the Lakefork of the Mohican River in northeast Ohio, 171 miles above the mouth of the Muskingum River at Marietta, Ohio. 

Handicapped Access
There are no universally accessible facilities at Mohicanville Dam.  The top of the dam is paved and is level for universal access.

Recreation Opportunities

Visitor Center
There is no Visitor Center at this project.

A public canoe launch ramp is located 4 miles downstream of the dam. For more information on local canoeing visit The Loudonville-Mohican Area Tourist Association

There are no camping facilities at Mohicanville Dam.

Below the dam there is a picnic table & waste receptacle under a big tree beside the new parking lot.  Access to this area is by the gravel road beside the office.

Fishing is permitted at the downstream fishing access area. Public hunting and fishing is permitted in the Funk Bottoms Wildlife Area, which is located approximately 2 miles northeast of the dam site consisting of 1444 acres of land between towns of Funk and Blachleyville. Additional information on Funk Bottoms Wildlife Area can be obtained from the Area Manager, Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area, 1691 Centerville Road, Shreve, Ohio 44676, (330) 567-3390 or visit their website

Public hunting is permitted in Funk Bottoms Wildlife Area which is about 2 miles northeast of the dam.  Contact the Area Manager, Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area, for more information at (330)-567-3390. Public hunting, with written permission, is permitted on a limited amount of Corps owned property at Mohicanville Dam. For more information, contact the Project Office (419) 368-4712.

There is no marina at Mohicanville Dam.

There are no designated swimming areas available at this project.

There are no hiking trails at Mohicanville Dam.

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

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, 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.

Mohicanville Lake 
2297 Country Road 175 
Lakeville, OH 44638