Portage Lakes is a census-designated place (CDP) in Summit County, Ohio, United States. The population was 9,870 at the 2000 census. The city of Green is adjacent to the southeast and Akron on the north. The nearby Portage Lakes of the area include but are not limited to Turkeyfoot Lake, Nimisila Reservoir, Mud Lake, and Long Lake. The lakes are connected by a series of "channels". There is a Portage Lakes State Park with boat launching ramps and seasonal beach swimming.
Portage Lakes is part of the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area.