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About New Lexington Reservoir


Rules at the reservoir are as follows:

  • No swimming
  • No firearms
  • No gasoline motor boats
  • No hunting
  • Fishing is permitted during daylight hours with a valid Ohio fishing permit
  • Night fishing is permitted if a special permit is obtained from the Village Administration Office. The night fishing permit is free and is valid for the year. You must provide a photo ID and valid Ohio fishing license to obtain the night fishing permit.


The New Lexington Reservoir is owned and maintained by the Village of New Lexington, OH.

There are several access points to the reservoir along Palmer Road off of St Rt 13 North of New Lexington. The following are photos of the first access point. The rest are within 1/2 mile or so.

Top left image below shows nearest street address and GPS coordinates from a Microsoft Windows 10 Phone with Jack of Tools Pro Geo Camera app.

Click on images below to view full size.

Upcoming Events
American Red Cross Blood Drive - New Lexington High School Jan 24, 2018 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM — New Lexington High School - 2547 Panther Dr, New Lexington, OH 43764
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Workshop Jan 24, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Perry County JFS - 212 South Main Street New Lexington, OH  43764
American Red Cross Blood Drive - American Legion Hall Jan 27, 2018 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM — American Legion Hall - 110 Logan St., Junction City, OH 43748
American Red Cross Blood Drive - New Straitsville United Methodist Church Jan 30, 2018 02:00 PM - 07:00 PM — New Straitsville United Methodist Church - 101 Clark St., New Straitsville, OH 43766
You're A Good Man Charlie Brown Feb 01, 2018 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM — Perry County Calvary Arts Center - 447 S Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
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