Travelers are voting O'Shaughnessy Dam and Griggs Dam as the best dams near Columbus. There are 1 dam near Richmond a city just 178 km from Columbus and 2 dams near Glenville which is 279 km distant. The most popular of these are Williams Island Dam near Richmond and Burnsville Lake in Glenville. You can find 2 dams in Ohio and 139 dams in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Ohio is O'Shaughnessy Dam and Hoover Dam is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of dams near Columbus.