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    Alum Creek Lake

    Alum Creek rests amid the fertile agricultural till plains and river valleys of Delaware County. Alum Creek offers a diverse array of natural features. Cliffs of Ohio shale, the muddy remains of an ancient sea, are notable in many areas, both within the park and at nearby Highbanks Metro Park and Shale Hollow Metro Park.
  • Atwood Lake

    Atwood lake is located on the Indian Fork of the Conotton Creek, 4 miles southeast of New Cumberland, Ohio, and 18 miles east of Dover, Ohio, in Tuscarawas County, on State Route 212. Atwood Lake was constructed primarily for flood control, recreation, fish and wildlife management
  • Beach City Lake

    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. The dam was completed in 1936 for flood control and water conservation in the Muskingum Watershed area.
  • Berlin Lake

    Take time out to enjoy the ever-changing pattern of life and scenery that await you at Berlin Lake. Located near Akron, Youngstown, and Warren, Ohio the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites you to trade the sights and sounds of the city for those of the Ohio countryside.
  • Bolivar Dam

    Bolivar Dam is on Sandy Creek of the Tuscarawas River, 183.4 miles above the mouth of the Muskingum River, located in Stark and Tuscarawas Counties of Ohio. The Dam has an impervious core with a cut-off trench and is flanked by pervious zones. The embankment has a maximum height of 87 feet, a crest length of 6300 feet, and a crest width of 25 feet. Constructed primarily for flood control, the maximum flood control pool level of elevation 962.00 feet would encompass 6500 surface acres.
  • C.J. Brown Dam & Reservoir

    Welcome to the C. J. Brown Dam and Reservoir. The lake is located near Springfield in west central Ohio, less than a day's drive from Indianapolis, Cleveland, Louisville or Toledo. The 2,120 acre lake provides flood reduction and a whole lot more. The C. J. Brown Region offers many opportunities to enjoy wildlife or recreate in the great outdoors. 
  • Caesar Creek Lake

    Welcome to the Caesar Creek Lake. The lake is located in Warren, Clinton and Greene counties in southwestern Ohio. The dam is three miles above the mouth of Caesar Creek, a tributary of the Little Miami River. The 2,830-acre lake provides flood reduction and a whole lot more. The Caesar Creek Region offers many opportunities to enjoy wildlife or recreate in the great outdoors.
  • Charles Mill Lake

    Charles Mill Dam is located on the Black Fork of the Mohican River, 10 miles east of Mansfield and 10 miles southwest of Ashland, Ohio. The lake is located in Ashland and Richland counties with the dam being located in Ashland County. Charles Mill Dam was constructed in 1935-36 and is primarily for flood control but also for recreation and fish and wildlife management.
  • Clendening Lake

    Clendening Lake is located in Harrison County, Ohio on the Brushy Fork of the Stillwater Creek, 1/2 mile east of Tippecanoe, Ohio, and 9 miles southeast of Uhrichsville, Ohio.  Clendening Lake was constructed in 1937.  It was built for flood damage reduction, recreation, and fish and wildlife management.  
  • Deer Creek Lake

    Deer Creek Lake  was authorized by Section 4 of Flood Control Act of 1938. The primary project purposes are flood risk reduction, fish and wildlife enhancement, recreation, and low flow augmentation. There are three recreation areas at the project. The Corps of Engineers recreation areas include a day use area. Deer Creek State Park comprises most of the recreational facilities on the project.
  • Delaware Lake

    Delaware Lake  was authorized by Section 4 of Flood Control Act of 1938. The primary project purposes are flood risk reduction, low-flow augmentation, and recreation. There are four recreation areas at the project. The Corps of Engineers recreation areas include a day use area. Delaware State Park comprises most of the recreational facilities on the project.
  • Dillon Lake

    Dillon Dam was completed in July 1961 and serves a drainage area of 748 square miles. Primary project purposes are flood risk reduction, low flow augmentation and recreation. Come take advantage of all our recreation opportunities. 
  • Dover Dam

    Dover Dam is within the Upper Tuscarawas section of the Muskingum Area. It was authorized by Section 4 of the Flood Control Act (FCA) of 1938, as amended by Section 4 of the FCA of 1939. Primary project purposes are flood damage reduction, recreation, and fish and wildlife. 
  • Leesville Lake

    Leesville Lake is within the Upper Tuscarawas section of the Muskingum Area. It was authorized by Section 4 of the Flood Control Act (FCA) of 1938, as amended by Section 4 of the FCA of 1939. Primary project purposes are flood damage reduction, recreation, and fish and wildlife. The dam was completed in October 1936 and serves a drainage area of 48 square miles. Land includes 161 fee acres and 4,001 easement acres. There are no Corps operated recreation areas.
  • Michael J. Kirwan Dam and Reservoir

    Surrounded by the lush, green farmland of northern Ohio, the Michael J. Kirwan Dam provides miles of clean waters and scenic countryside for your enjoyment.
  • Mohawk Dam

    Mohawk Dam is a dry dam and does not have a permanent pool, water is present when impounded during flood control operations. Since there is no constant water within Mohawk Dam, there are no recreational activities available. Below the dam, around the Walhonding River there are numerous recreational opportunities. 
  • 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. 
  • North Branch Kokosing River Lake

    Kokosing Dam was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for flood control, recreation and wildlife management. Kokosing River Lake is the perfect place for fishing, paddling and camping. You can also find 959 acres of wildlife habitat for hunting.
  • Paint Creek Lake

    Paint Creek Lake provides flood control (authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1938) for the communities along Paint Creek. In addition, it provides water supply for Highland Water Company, increases water flow downstream during low flow conditions, and provides recreational opportunities and wildlife habitat.
  • Piedmont Lake

    Piedmont Lake is within the Lower Tuscarawas section of the Muskingum Area. It was authorized by Section 4 of the Flood Control Act (FCA) of 1938, as amended by Section 4 of the FCA of 1939. Primary project purposes are flood damage reduction, recreation, and fish and wildlife. The dam was completed in May 1937 and serves a drainage area of 86 square miles. Land includes 111 fee acres and 6,615 easement acres. There are no Corps operated recreation areas.
  • Pleasant Hill Lake

    Pleasant Hill Dam is right in the middle of two major recreation areas; Mohican State Park and Mohican Memorial Forest below the dam and MWCD's Pleasant Hill Lake Park, created by the dam, above it. The dam and lake are located on the Clear Fork branch of the Mohican River, 6 miles west of Loudonville and 20 miles southeast of Mansfield, Ohio, in Ashland County. Pleasant Hill Dam was constructed for flood reduction, recreation and fish and wildlife management, it was complete in 1936.
  • Senecaville Lake

    Senecaville Lake Project, located in the southeast corner of Guernsey County and the northeast corner of Noble County, Ohio, is one of a system of projects designed to provide flood control and water conservation in the Muskingum Watershed in southeastern Ohio.
  • Tappan Lake

    Tappan Lake is within the Lower Tuscarawas section of the Muskingum Area. It was authorized by Section 4 of the Flood Control Act (FCA) of 1938, as amended by Section 4 of the FCA of 1939. Primary project purposes are flood damage reduction, recreation, and fish and wildlife.
  • Tom Jenkins Dam

    Tom Jenkins Dam (Burr Oak Lake) is a multi-purpose flood control project built by the Corps of Engineers under the authority of the Flood Control Act of 1944. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers owns 100 acres of land surrounding Tom Jenkins Dam including a portion of Burr Oak Lake in front of the Dam. The Corps also purchased the rights to flood around the land around Burr Oak Lake up to an elevation of 750 feet.
  • West Fork Lake

    Welcome to the West Fork Lake. Better known locally as Winton Woods Lake, the lake is situated in Hamilton County in southwestern Ohio within the metropolitan Cincinnati area. The 183-acre lake provides flood reduction and a whole lot more. West Fork Lake exists as a cooperative management effort between the Corps of Engineers and the Hamilton County Park District.
  • William H. Harsha Lake

    Welcome to the William H. Harsha Lake (also known as East Fork). The lake is situated in Clermont County in southwestern Ohio, about 25 miles east of Cincinnati.   The dam is about four miles south of Batavia, Ohio, on the East Fork of the Little Miami River. William H. Harsha exists as a cooperative management effort between the Corps of Engineers and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources - Divisions of Parks and Recreation, Watercraft, and Wildlife. A variety of other partnerships play important roles in the management of the 10,000 plus acres of public lands at William H. Harsha Lake.
  • Wills Creek Lake

    Wills Creek Lake serves as the Project Office for the projects located within the Lower Tuscarawas section of the Muskingum Area. Wills Creek Lake was authorized by Section 4 of the Flood Control Act (FCA) of 1938, as amended by Section 4 of the FCA of 1939. Primary project purposes are flood damage reduction, recreation, and fish and wildlife. The dam was completed in June 1936 and serves a drainage are of 724 square miles. Land includes 131 fee acres and 20,252 easement acres. The Corps operates two small day-use recreation areas.