Listed below is a guide to Horsepower restrictions on Ohio’s inland lakes:

No Motors Allowed
Kiser Lake (Champaign County)

6 Horsepower Limit
Ohio Power Recreation Area- Lake #40 (Morgan County)
Walborn Reservoir/Myers Lake (Stark County)

Electric Motor Only Lakes

Adams Lake (Adams County)
Amanns Reservoir (Morrow County)
Amicks Reservoir (Morrow County)
Archbold Reservoir (Fulton County)
Barnesville Res. #4 (Belmont County)
Beaver Creek Reservoir (Seneca County)
Bellevue Reservoirs (Huron County)
Belmont Lake (Belmont County)
Bresler Reservoir (Allen County)
Caldwell Lake (Ross County)
Cambridge Reservoir (Guernsey County)
Cinnamon Lake (Ashland County)
Crooksville Reservoir 1 & 2 (Morgan County)
Crooksville Reservoir 3 (Perry County)
Cutler Lake (Muskingum County)
Deer Creek Reservoir (Stark County)
Delta Reservoir 1 & 2 (Fulton County)
Deshler Reservoir 1, 2, & 3 (Henry County)
East Branch Reservoir (Geauga County)
Ferguson Reservoir (Allen County)
Findlay Reservoir #1 (Hancock County)
Findley Lake (Lorain County)
France Lake (Hardin County)
Hammertown City Reservoir (Jackson County)
Hargus Lake (Pickaway County)
Harrison Lake (Fulton County)
Highlandtown Lake (Columbiana County)
Hinckley Lake (Medina County)
Jefferson Lake (Jefferson County)
La Due Reservoir (Geauga County)
Lake Alma (Vinton County)
Lake Hodgson (Portage County)
Lake Hope (Vinton County)
Lake Sue (Williams County)
Lake Vesuvius (Lawrence County)
Lost Creek Reservoir (Allen County)
Madison Lake (Madison County)
Mineral Springs Lake (Adams County)
Mogadore Reservoir (Portage County)
Mt. Gilead Lakes (Morrow County)
New London Reservoir (Huron County)
Nimisila Reservoir (Summit County)
Norwalk Lower Reservoir (Huron County)
Paulding Reservoir (Paulding County)
Pike Lake (Pike County)
Pine Lake (Vinton County)
Powers Reservoir (Crawford County)
Punderson Lake (Geauga County)
Raccoon Creek Reservoir (Sandusky County)
Roosevelt Lake (Scioto County)
Ross Lake (Ross County)
Rush Run Lake (Preble County)
Salem Reservoir (Columbiana County)
Shreve Lake (Wayne County)
Slope Creek Reservoir (Belmont County)
Spencer Lake (Medina County)
Stewart Lake (Ross County)
Stonelick Reservoir (Clermont County)
Swanton Reservoir (Lucas County)
Timbre Ridge Lake (Lawrence County)
Turkey Creek Lake (Scioto County)
Tycoon Lake (Gallia County)
Upper Sandusky Reservoir (Wyandot County)
Van Buren Lake (Hancock County)
Van Wert Reservoir (Van Wert County)
Wellington Reservoir (Lorain County)
Wellington Upground Reservoir (Lorain County)
Wellston Lake (Jackson County)
Willard Reservoir (Huron County)

10 Horsepower Limit

Acton Lake (Preble County)
Beach City Lake (Tuscarawas County)
Burr Oak Lake (Morgan County)*
Charles Mill Lake (Richland County)
Clark Lake (Clark County)
Clendening Lake (Harrison County)
Clouse Lake (Perry County)
Cowan Lake (Clinton County)
Dow Lake (Athens County)
Forked Run Lake (Meigs County)
Fox Lake (Athens County)
Fulton Pond (Fulton County)
Grant Lake (Brown County)
Greenfield Lake (Fairfield County)
Guilford Lake (Columbiana County)
Jackson Lake (Jackson County)
Killdeer Reservoir (Wyandot County)
Knox Lake (Knox County)*
Kokosing Lake (Knox County)
Lake Ann (Williams County)
Lake Cable (Stark County)
Lake La Su An (Williams County)*
Lake La Vere (Williams County)
Lake Logan (Hocking County)
Lake Mel (Williams County)
Leesville Lake (Carroll County)
Meyers Lake (Stark County)
Monroe Lake (Monroe County)
Oakthorpe Lake (Fairfield County)
Odell Lake (Holmes County)
Oxbow Lake (Defiance County)*
Piedmont Lake (Belmont County)
Resthaven Pond # 8 (Erie County)
Rockmill Lake (Fairfield County)
Rupert Lake (Vinton County)*
Rush Creek Lake (Fairfield County)
Sippo Lake (Stark County)
Veto Lake (Washington County)
Wills Creek Reservoir (Coshocton County)
Wolf Run Reservoir (Noble County)
Zepernick Lake (Columbiana County)

*EXCEPTIONS: Boats with horsepower greater than 10 are permitted on lakes with (*) as long as they are operated at idle speed/no wake.

20 HorsePower Limit

Pymatuning Lake (Ashtabula County)

25 HorsePower Limit
Atwood Lake (Carroll County)
Austin Lake (Jefferson County)
Outhwaite Reservoir (Crawford County)

250 Horsepower Limit

Springfield Lake (Summit County)

399 Horsepower Limit

Seneca Lake (Guernsey County)

Tappan Lake (Harrison County)

400 Horsepower Limit

Portage Lakes (Summit County)

Unlimited Horsepower Limit/No Wake Speed Only

Burr Oak Lake (Morgan County)
Harrison Lake (Fulton County)
Knox Lake (Knox County)
Lake La Su An (Williams County)
Lake Rupert/Wellston Wildlife Area (Vinton County)
Lake Snowden (Athens County)
Oxbow Lake Wildlife Area (Defiance County)

Unlimited Horsepower Limit/ No Restrictions

Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County)
Berlin Reservoir (Portage County)
Buckeye Lake (Fairfield County)
Caesar Creek Reservoir (Warren County)
C.J. Brown Reservoir (Clark County)
Clear Fork Reservoir (Morrow County)
Deer Creek Lake (Pickaway County)
Delaware Lake (Delaware County)
Dillon Reservoir (Muskingum County)
Eastwood Lake (Montgomery County)
Grand Lake St. Marys (Auglaize County)
Harsha Lake (Clermont County)
Indian Lake (Logan County)
Lake Loramie (Shelby County)
Lake Milton (Mahoning County)
Lake White (Pike County)
Michael J. Kirwan Lake (Portage County)
Mosquito Lake (Trumbull County)
Nettle Lake (Williams County)
O’Shaughnessy Reservoir (Delaware County)
Paint Creek Lake (Highland County)
Pleasant Hill Lake (Richland County)
Rocky Fork Lake (Highland County)
Salt Fork Reservoir (Guernsey County)

 

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