Walborn Reservoir

11324 Price St. NE, Alliance, OH 44601

Status Alert: Fall Hunting Seasons in Progress

Please use caution and wear bright colored clothing while using the park. Safety and regulatory buoys have been removed for winter. Please use caution while boating on Walborn and Deer Creek Reservoirs. Maintain a 50-yard distance from any dam or spillway. Be aware of fluctuations in water level and shallow water hazards to boating. The southern portion of Walborn Reservoir, east of Marlboro Ave. and West of Reeder Ave. remains closed to boating due to nesting bald eagles.

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 Walborn Marina Shelter overlooks the reservoir near the Marina and is perfect for a party of up to 70 people. The shelter is equipped with electricity and a grill.

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
  • 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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