Maumee Bay State Park

 

Campground Type
State Park

Location:
1400 State Park Road
Oregon, Ohio 43618

Phone:
419-836-7758

Web:
Maumee Bay State Park

Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 252
Number of Sites with Electric: 252

Maumee Bay State Park offers not only the finest of recreational facilities in the Midwest, but also a unique natural environment created by the convergence of the land and Lake Erie.

The lodge, cottages and golf course are nestled among the scenic meadows, wet woods and lush marshes teeming with wildlife. The balance of recreational facilities with the natural world gives visitors a diverse experience in a coastal environment.

Camping
252 electric sites
Showerhouses, flush toilets, electricity and playground equipment are available
The campsites are open and spacious and border natural meadows and ponds which are open to fishing for campers only
Pet camping is also permitted
Five miles of asphalt "bicycle/pedestrian" trails provide access to most of the day-use areas
Bike rental, a basketball court and horseshoe pits are available
Registered campers can borrow games and sporting equipment from the camp office

Getaway Rentals
3 Rent-A-Camp units consisting of a tent, dining fly, cooler, cook stove and other equipment can be rented during the summer months
1 Yurt

Trails
Interpretive Boardwalk • 2 Miles • Easy • The boardwalk traverses swamp and marsh wetlands it has interpretive signs, an observation blind and tower, and wheelchair accessible loop
2 multi-use trails allow walking, jogging or biking

Picnicking
Picnic areas with tables and grills can be found adjacent to the beach areas

Fishing
Lake Erie known as the "walleye capital of the world" offers some of the best fishing opportunities in the midwest
Great catches of walleye, channel catfish, freshwater drum, smallmouth bass and yellow perch delight the fisherman
The man-made inland lake near the lodge offers good pan fishing opportunities with two wheelchair accessible fishing piers
A valid Ohio fishing license is required
All wildlife regulations apply

Boating
32-slip marina on Lake Erie has dockage available by reservation
57-acre inland lake in the park is suitable for sailing, canoeing and other non-motorized boat use
Personal watercraft and ocean kayaks can be rented on the Lake Erie beach from Memorial Day through Labor Day

Public Swimming
The park boasts two sand beaches -- on the Lake Erie shore while the other lines the park's inland lake
A concession area and changing booths are provided
A large lakeside amphitheater lies between the two beaches

Golfing
Maumee Bay's unique 18-hole "Scottish Links" style golf course has low, rolling mounds, bent grass fairways, greens and tees, numerous sand bunkers and ponds
A golf pro-shop is in operation with a PGA certified professional on staff

Nature Center
Trautman Nature Center is equipped with inter-active displays, a programming auditorium, research laboratory and viewing windows
State-of-the-art nature center staffed by a year-round naturalist
Boardwalk trail is adjacent to the nature center

Hunting
Hunting is permitted in adjacent Mallard Club Marsh Wildlife Area
A valid Ohio hunting license is required
All wildlife regulations apply

Winter Recreation (conditions permitting)
Cross-country skiing is permitted on the Mouse Trail
Winter nature walks
Ice skating
Sledding on the area's top rated sledding hill

More To Do
Bike rental, basketball and volleyball courts are also available in day-use areas of the park
Butterfly gazebo
 

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