Walborn Reservoir

11324 Price St. NE, Alliance, OH 44601

Status Alert: Hunting Seasons in Progress

Trails will remain open during hunting. Please wear bright clothing while hiking and horseback riding in the park.

Open Daily: 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

General Information: 330.477.3552

On-Duty Ranger: 330.353.2377

Rentals and Reservations: 330-409-8096

Walborn Marina: 330.935.0367

Nearly 1,800 acres of terrain and open water are your playground! Horseback riding, hiking, fishing, and boating adventures await you at the picturesque Walborn Reservoir, just miles from Alliance and Canton. Natural surface trails take you through pine woods, oak and hickory forests, and wildflower areas.  A designated equestrian area provides ties, mounting blocks, and trailer parking.

The Walborn Reservoir Marina offers affordable boat rentals and concessions beginning in May. Enjoy a day on the water in a row boat, motor boat, canoe, or kayak! Bait, tackle, and a selection of snacks and food are all available at the marina shop.  A fishing pier and boat launch (boats up to 25 feet and 10 hp) are also nearby.

The Overlook Shelter offers a beautiful view of the reservoir next to the Marina and is perfect for groups up to 70 people. The shelter is equipped with electricity and a grill.

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The Reeder Ave. Trailhead offers additional parking and trail access at 12824 Reeder Ave. NE, in Alliance.

The Eagle Observation Deck is one of the most interesting places in all of Walborn Reservoir! Watch the nesting eagles and eaglets from this designated deck built to give you the closest possible view of these majestic birds. Bring your own binoculars for an even closer look. Eagle viewing programs are scheduled during the spring and summer. The deck is located at 13600 Marlboro Ave. NE, in Alliance.  Read more about the nesting pair in this article and timeline.



  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Geocaching and Orienteering
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting Sites
  • Kayaking
  • On Your Own
  • Running and parkrun
  • Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP)


  • Boat Ramp
  • Canoe/Kayak Launch Area
  • Fishing Dock
  • Grills
  • Hunting Sites
  • Nature Play Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Wildlife Observation Area

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