East Harbor State Park

 

Campground Type
State Park

Location:
1169 N. Buck Road
Lakeside -Marblehead, Ohio 43440

Phone:
419-734-4424 419-734-5857

Web:
East Harbor State Park

Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 570

Located on the shores of Lake Erie, East Harbor State Park has unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation. Boating, fishing, swimming, picnicking and camping are popular while nature enthusiasts will enjoy the abundance of waterfowl, shorebirds and other species of wildlife found in the park's scenic wetlands.

Camping
225 electric sites
126 electric premium sites
23 full hook-up sites
189 non-electric sites
8 non-electric premum sites
Showers, flush toilets, dump station, launch ramp and camp store
Free WiFi for registered campers
Pet camping is permitted on designated sites
Bike rental is available from the camp office and games and sporting equipment are available on loan to registered campers
A fish cleaning building is available for use by campers
10 group camp sites can accommodate up to 100 units are available for reservation

Getaway Rentals
2 Rent-A-RV units on full-service sites are available for weekly rental only
2 deluxe camper cabins are also available for daily rental

Boating
Lake Erie offers unlimited horsepower boating opportunities
The park's marina provides seasonal and day-use dock rentals, fuel, launch ramp, full-time mechanic, boat supplies and restaurant
Boats and campers can be stored year-round at the marina in a fenced enclosure
There is one ramp at the marina (fee), and one in the campground (no fee)

Fishing and Hunting
Lake Erie, the walleye capital of the world, provides anglers great catches of yellow perch, channel catfish, smallmouth and white bass in addition to walleye
Both East Harbor and West Harbor are excellent for bluegill, crappie and carp
Hunting for waterfowl is permitted on the eastern side of the offshore islands
Five duck blinds in the park are awarded through a lottery drawing held on the morning of the third Saturday in August, contact the park office for details
A valid Ohio fishing and/or hunting license is required

Trails
11 hiking trails
Middle Harbor Trail •3/4 Mile • Moderate
Middle Harbor Extension • 1/2 Mile • Easy
Meadow Trail • 3/4 Mile • Easy
Blackberry Trail • 1/2 Mile • Easy
Red Bird Trail • 1/4 Mile • Easy
Rock Garden Loop • 0.3 Miles • Easy
Wetlands Trail • 2 Miles • Easy
South Beach Trail • 2.5 Miles • Easy
Water's Edge Trail • 1 Mile • Moderate
Channel Dunes Loop • 1.2 Mile • Easy
West Harbor Trail • 3/4 Mile • Easy

Swimming
1,500-foot sand beach on Lake Erie
Vending machines are available

Picnicking
14 picnic areas with fantastic views of the lake and marshlands are equipped with tables and grills
One picnic area is conveniently located next to the beach
3 shelterhouses may be reserved online or by calling 866-644-6727

Winter Recreation (conditions permitting)
5 snowmobile trails
Middle Harbor Trail • 3/4 Mile
Meadow Trail • 3/4 Mile
Wetlands Trail • 2 Miles
South Beach Trail • 2.5 Miles
Channel Dunes Loop • 1/2 Mile
Ice skating
Ice fishing
Ice boating
Cross-country skiing

More To Do
Volleyball, basketball and horseshoe courts, along with playground equipment , are located in the campground or day use area
10 hole disc golf course located near the Lockwood Shelter House
 

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