PARK REGULATIONS

Lakes and Ponds
Cook’s Lagoon in Canton
David Fichtner Center in Hartville
Deer Creek Reservoir
in Lexington Township
Devonshire Park in Jackson Township
Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail -Lock 4 Trailhead in Canal Fulton
Petros Lake Park
in Perry Township
Sippo Lake Park
in Perry Township
Walborn Reservoir  in Marlboro Township

Marinas
Sippo Lake Park Marina 
Walborn Reservoir Marina

Free public ramps for launching boats at Walborn Reservoir, Deer Creek Reservoir, and Sippo Lake Park 

Horsepower Limits

Cook's Lagoon

Deer Creek Reservoir

Ohio & Erie Canal

Petros Lake Park

Sippo Lake Park

Walborn Reservoir

Motors Prohibited

Electric Motors Only

Motors Prohibited

Motors Prohibited

10 HP

10 HP


               






Boating Regulations

Boats permitted on Sippo Lake shall not exceed a manufacturer hull length of 21 feet and 25 feet on Walborn or Deer Creek Reservoirs.

All boats are required to display current Ohio boating license sticker and Ohio License number. No registration fee is required to launch a private boat, however all state and local rules governing boats must be observed.

All boats (motorized and non-motorized) on Sippo Lake, Walborn Reservoir, and Deer Creek Reservoir after dark are required to be equipped with the correct navigation lights by the manufacturer. In any case, the lights must be displayed according to the state rules described in the current Ohio Boat Operator's Guide except that non-motorized boats must have permanent lights. All boats must be off the lake 30 minutes before park closing time.

All private boats are required to have necessary safety equipment including personal flotation devices (PFDs). Fire extinguishers are required on boats with closed compartments for gasoline motors regardless of whether or not the motor is being used.

By Ohio law, children under the age of 10 are required to wear a PFD while on a watercraft under 18 ft. in length. All persons using Stark County Park District boats must wear a PFD, regardless of age.

No swimming is permitted in any Stark County Park District lake or waterway. 

No alcoholic beverages permitted.

All boats must be off the lakes 30 minutes before park closing.

To operate a powerboat, mandatory boater education is required if you were born after January 1, 1982.

Boat, Kayak, and Canoe Rentals
Driver’s license and refundable deposit required for all boat rentals to cover damages to equipment.

2013 Marina Hourly Rental Rates

Pontoon Boat Rentals (Sippo Lake and Walborn Reservoir)