The Hoover Reservoir
Close your eyes and picture an outdoor lakefront oasis. There's nothing quite like lounging on the shores of a vast sparkling lake or taking part in all the recreational opportunities waterfront living has to offer. And in Central Ohio and Westerville, there is no lake more big, beautiful, and filled with fun than the Hoover Reservoir.
Located just east of Westerville and about 10 miles north of Columbus, the Hoover Reservoir is perfectly situated to be both quietly removed and easily accessible—making it the perfect spot to enjoy a hot afternoon or, better yet, to own a beautiful waterfront home.
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Where in Ohio is the Hoover Reservoir?
Located just a few miles northeast of the junction of OH-161 and I-270, the Hoover Reservoir begins at the Hoover Dam in Westerville. The Hoover Dam created the Reservoir by damming up the Big Walnut Creek. With an area of roughly five square miles, the Reservoir extends north to the town of Galena and offers parks and attractions such as the Hoover Dam Park, Hoover Reservoir Park, the Apple Orchard Recreation Area, and Mud Hen Marsh.
What Can You Do at the Hoover Reservoir?
The possibilities for outdoor enjoyment, exercise, relaxation, and even education are nearly endless! The Hoover Reservoir Park features acres of lush fields, miles of trails, scenic sandy beaches, and even disc golf. Several boat ramps offer access to the reservoir, and a scenic boardwalk provides the perfect opportunity for bird-watching or fishing. The Hoover Reservoir Park is also a popular exercise spot—stairs leading down the dam provide a true cardio challenge, while multi-use trails offer plenty of room for walkers, joggers, and bikers.
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More Things to Do on the Hoover Reservoir
You'll find a number of public and private golf courses near the shores of the Hoover Reservoir. Don't love hitting the links? Explore the Brent Hambrick Memorial Disc Golf Course instead!
The area surrounding the Hoover Reservoir has plenty of attractions you won't want to miss, including Inniswood Metro Gardens, a trampoline park, Buckeye Boat Club, and more.
Learn More About Life in Westerville
The Hoover Reservoir isn't the only thing that makes Westerville—and all of Central Ohio—a truly magnificent place to live! Learn more about Westerville, and why residents love living here. Or explore more of the great towns and communities in the area. Thinking about relocating? When you're ready, contact me and let's get started finding your ideal home in Central Ohio.