Clear Fork Reservoir–Lexington-Ontario Parking Lot
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Tips for birding Clear Fork Reservoir at the Lexington-Ontario Parking Lot
There is ample parking and a good view of the reservoir in this parking lot. A scope is helpful for viewing birds on the water.
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.