Hurshtown Reservoir is closed for the season.

Look for opening information in the spring of 2018.

Attention 2017 Season Pass Holders
Please check out the attached letter for additional details about the Hurshtown closure.

About Hurshtown Reservoir

Hurshtown Reservoir may be the best fishing spot in Allen County. It also features a 2.75 mile walking path, areas for picnics and outdoor volleyball and row boat rentals. For more information and fees call Kellie at 260.427.6005 or Hurshtown, during the season, at 627-3390.


Weekly Schedule

Hours in season: Tuesday-Sunday, 7:30 am-8:00 pm




CLOSED for the season  

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2018 Fees  

Automobiles $4   
Walk-in/Bike-in $0.50/per person   
Season Pass $25    
Senior Season Pass $13 (60+)    
Row Boat (hourly) $4   
Row Boat (daily) $15   
Life Jacket $1


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16000 Roth Road, Grabill, IN

Drive north on Clinton Street (Clinton changes to Leo Road).  Turn east onto Leo Road/State Road 1.  Drive northeast on Leo Road past the town of Cedarville and into the town of Leo where you will come to a four-way stop.  Turn right onto Grabill Road and travel southeast into the town of Grabill.  You will go past another four-way stop and railroad tracks.  Turn north at the next four-way stop onto Roth Road.  Hurshtown Reservoir will be approximately 1 1/2 miles on the west side of Roth Road.

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Hurshtown Reservoir was built in 1969 to provide the city of Fort Wayne with water in the event of a drought. It contains 1.8 billion gallons of water which are pumped in from the St. Joseph River. The lake itself is 260 acres surrounded by 100 acres of land. Average depth is approximately 20 feet with no submerged islands, buildings or trees.

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Hurshtown Staff

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It's great!  Everyone is helpful!  Thanks.  Jim W.
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Contact Information
For more information about Hurshtown call the Reservoir (in season) 627-3390 or Eden at 260.427.6008.



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