Clear Fork Reservoir–Gass Road Dam and Spillway

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Clear Fork Reservoir–Gass Rd. Dam and Spillway (view from roadside only)
Coordinates: 40.6978601, -82.6057987
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Tips for birding Clear Fork Reservoir Gass Road Dam and Spillway
There is limited parking at pull offs on Gass Road. Please view birds from the roadside only, as the dam property along Gass Road is closed to entry.

About Clear Fork Reservoir
Clear Fork Reservoir is located in Richland and Morrow counties, approximately 8 miles southwest of Mansfield along OH-97.

Clear Fork Reservoir was completed in 1949. The city of Mansfield constructed this 971-acre reservoir as a water supply lake.

Clear Fork Reservoir has a gently sloping bottom with a maximum depth of 24 feet. The upper end is shallow with numerous tree stumps. Several islands characterize the mid-lake area while the lower end is deeper and open.
From Clear Fork Reservoir webpage

Restrooms at locations identified on the Clear Fork Reservoir map. Some are not open in the winter.