Chippewa Lake


Chippewa Lake

Town(s): Chippewa Lake OH

Size: 661 acres
Average Depth: 14 feet
Maximum Depth: 28 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, Jet-skis
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, Some Restrictions

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Chippewa Lake – is a 661-acre natural lake located in Medina County Ohio. It is a lake steeped in rich history and has many attractions that make it a wonderful place to have a summer or full time lake home!

Lake / Beaches – The lake is open to the public however a pass must be bought from the village to use the boat launch and the beaches. The lake averages between 14 and 24 ft. in depth and has no horsepower limit or restrictions on jet skis. Many residents enjoy the lake for a variety of water sports, and it is home to a water skiing team that puts on a show every year! Residents, and those who have a pass, can also access several swim areas and beach areas to enjoy sandy fun such as volleyball and swimming! Anglers will also find a large selection of fish including bass, perch and catfish!


Offshore Amenities / Attractions – Residents and pass holders can also enjoy tennis courts, basketball courts and other park areas along the village shoreline. However, the one attraction that most residents will notice is the abandoned amusement park located at the lake. What was once a thriving amusement park has now become an abandoned area filled with decaying rides and buildings, the abandoned park has even been used in horror films. There is also Krabill Shelter, a reserve-able lodge type building along the shore, and the county has restored a lot of the nearby wetlands to create several walking and biking trails. To the north of the lake is the Buckeye Woods Park and Schleman Nature Preserve, both areas are ideal for wildlife and bird watching, even home to the occasional eagle. Residents will enjoy the rich history and various activities to do around the lake, making Chippewa a great location to experience the lakefront living style! 

Water Quality: No Known Issues
Vegetation Growth: Unknown
Non-native Species: Unknown

Fish Species: Flathead Catfish, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Sunfish, Bluegill

Boat Access: Access for Power and Non-power Boats
Ramp Comments: The lake is public but a pass must be bought from the village in order to use the boat launch and beaches.
Parking Spaces: 11-20

Shoreline Development: 10-25%