1541.06 Dedication of state reservoirs.

The following bodies of water and lands are hereby dedicated and set apart forever for the use of the public as public parks or pleasure resorts:

(A) The body of water and adjacent state lands in Licking, Fairfield, and Perry counties, known as the Licking reservoir or Buckeye Lake;

(B) The body of water and adjacent state lands in the northwestern part of Logan county, known as the Lewistown reservoir or Indian Lake;

(C) The body of water and adjacent state lands owned by the state in Mercer county, known as the Lake St. Marys;

(D) The bodies of water and adjacent lands owned by the state consisting of the Summit county lakes and reservoirs of the Ohio canal, known as the Portage-Summit reservoirs, together with the Summit lake and enough of the Summit level of the Ohio canal to maintain the present water level of Summit and Nesmith lakes, and the body of water and exterior lands adjacent thereto that are included in the reservoir constructed by the board of public works in Coventry township for the purpose of supplying water for the Ohio canal, known as North reservoir, all situated in Summit county;

(E) The body of water and adjacent lands owned by the state in Shelby and Auglaize counties, and known as the Loramie reservoir.

The bodies of water mentioned in this section shall, in the order in which they are described, be named and designated as follows: "Buckeye Lake," "Indian Lake," "Lake St. Marys," "The Portage Lakes," and "Lake Loramie."

Effective Date: 10-01-1953