NOTE: From Memorial Day weekend through
Labor Day weekend, as well as the first two weeks in October, those people
not registered as valid campers in the Campground are not permitted to
drive through the campground from 5PM on Fridays until 1PM on Sunday
due to high use of the area and maximum capacity on cars. You are
permitted to park and walk through the park at any time. (It's just the
vehicular traffic that is restricted). Pets are permitted in certain areas
only. Please observe the signs and printed information on pets. Thank
East Harbor has the largest
number of camp sites in the Ohio State Park system. There are hot showers,
flush toilets, a boat ramp, laundry facilities, a camp store, picnic
tables and fire rings. Reservations can be made through the Ohio State Parks Reservation System. You may call
1-866-OHIOPARKS, (1-866-644-6727) or you may
also make reservations online at
www.ohiostateparks.org (See direct link below!)
There is an $8.00 fee per reservation made.
East Harbor will also have a number of sites available for walk-in's only. We
do expect to have high demand on these sites. Campers should
consider making reservations if possible. (Reservations
CANNOT be made by calling the park direct),
although the East Harbor staff will still be available to happily answer
any questions that you may have.
A family, or a maximum of six
people, may camp on a single site. There is water in the
campground and two dump stations for self-contained units. Extra vehicles
must be parked out front in the Visitors lot. Visitors can walk or
bike back to camp sites. Only one vehicle per camp site, except that two
are permitted on pull through sites. All vehicles and boat trailers must
be parked on camp
Rates Effective April 1, 2015
- October 31, 2015
$22.00 per night
site: $24.00 per night
Back-in Electric Sites:
$27.00 per night
Back-in Electric with water
and sewer: not available until May 1 - $31.00 per night
Pull-thru with Electric:
$31.00 per night
Pull-thru with Electric,
water and sewer: not available until May 1 - $35.00 per night
$1 extra per night on
weekends from weekend before Memorial Day to weekend after Labor Day
$2 extra per night on
holiday weekend for Memorial Day, July 3 and 4, & Labor Day Weekend
$10 fee for non-campers to
use the dump station
Golden Buckeye cardholders may
receive a 50% discount Sunday through Thursday nights, and a 10% discount
Friday and Saturday nights. A current Golden Buckeye Card must be shown at
time of registration and may be used by official cardholder only. East
Harbor State Park also accepts the Passport America discount. With a
valid Passport America card campers get 50% Sunday thru Wednesday nights
on regular camping only.
Within our park we have a Camp Store that carries a variety
of food staples and treats, as well as firewood and ice, hand dipped
Toft's ice cream, souveniers, clothing, camping supplies, and much
through 10 are reservable through the Centralized Reservation System
at 1-866-644-6727 only. There is an $8.00 fee per reservation made. The fee for a group site no matter what type of group you
are, is $90 per night. The $90 fee will cover all overnight guests and
vehicles and up to 10 tents per site. There are no ADA facilities or ADA
campsites in the group area.
Availability - May 1, 2015
thru September 23, 2015
Maximum of two pets per unit
Number of Group Camp Sites -
Number of camping units per
group site - 6-10
You must register prior to
setting up any equipment.
Arrival Day Procedures:
After checking in at the Camp Store, you may:
- The first person from the group to arrive will
“check in” at the check-in station (if open) or at the Camp Store. Upon
confirmation of your reservation, this person will receive a packet that
contains the tag for the post, 10 orange tags to be put on the different
camping units, and 10 yellow vehicle passes.
- Note – Additional tags and passes
are available at the store and will be issued based on available room at
the site. If the site is full, any additional vehicles will need to be
parked in the overflow lot by the Camp Store.
- This person will proceed to their reserved group
site and place the post tag on the post that contains their reserved
group site number.
- After checking the arrow on the post to ensure
which area to set up in, this person will get set up. Then place an
orange tag on your camping unit and a vehicle pass in your vehicle(s).
- As other members of your group arrive, they will
be directed to the proper group site. After they get set up, they need
to put an orange tag on each of their camping units and a vehicle pass
in their vehicles. ALL CAMPING UNITS ON THE SITE MUST DISPLAY AN ORANGE
TAG AND ALL VEHICLES ON THE SITE MUST DISPLAY A YELLOW CAR PASS.
- A person from the group wishing to arrive a day
early or stay a day later can do so based on the availability of the
group site. If available, the camper will pay $23 the price for a
Things to keep in mind:
Each paying unit is permitted
a dining fly.
One toilet building is located
in the group area. We do not have any shower house facilities located in
the group area. Please use one of our three shower houses located in the
Visitor hours are 7:00 a.m. to
10:00 p.m. They must park in the lot next to the Camp Store or the lot
next to Park Office.
No person shall publicly
consume or display alcohol.
Be kind to our environment by
not hanging or nailing anything from/to trees. Firewood is available at
the Camp Store. Please let our trees do what they do best...GROW.
Roping off your section is
Prohibited; it is a Safety Hazard.
Be courteous to your neighbor.
Quiet Hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Pets must be kept on a leash
(6 ft. max.). Mutt mitts are provided throughout the campground. Please do
not leave pets unattended. They too must observe quiet hours. Be sure to
clean up after any pet you may have.
Tables and fire rings are
provided for each section. Please do not take them from neighboring
All other East Harbor State
Park Rules apply to the Group Area and are enforced.
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The following information
pertains to the two Camper Cabin units.
April 1 thru
October 31, 2014
Reservations are accepted
through the new Ohio State Parks Reservation System and
are necessary due to the high demand of the program. To make reservations
you may call 1-866-OHIOPARKS (1-866-644-6727) or online at:
www.ohiostateparks.org There is an $8.25 fee per reservation made.
The advance reservation fee of
$55.00 plus tax is due at the time the reservation is made and this fee will be
applied to cover the first night's stay in the Camper Cabin.
There is a minimum stay of two
The fee for the Camper Cabin
is $55.00 plus tax per night or $330 per week.
Check-in time is from 4PM to
8PM. Please try to come in during this time. Go directly to the camp store
to register and you will then be directed to your Camper Cabin. Your car
pass will be issued at this time.
If you are unable to check-in
by 8PM, please call 419-734-5857 and give the approximate time of arrival.
This is necessary so someone will be available to check you into the
Camper Cabin unit.
At check-in and checkout, you
and a staff member or volunteer will inventory the equipment in the Camper
Maximum number of occupants is
Pets are prohibited in the
Camper Cabins and on the Camper Cabin sites.
Visiting hours are from 7AM to
Two vehicles are permitted per
Camper Cabin site. All extra vehicles must be
parked in the overflow parking lot by the Camp Store.
East Harbor State Park's
rules and regulations apply to our Camper
Cabin campers and guests.
- Fully enclosed wooden structure
with an outdoor deck
- Futon full size bed with a bunk
bed (twin) & Two bunk beds (twin)
- Free Standing Outdoor Grill
- Coffee Pot w/filters
- Air Conditioner
- TV/DVD w/remote
- Picnic Table
- Fire Ring for campfires
- Fire Extinguisher
- AM/FM Clock Radio
- Smoke Detector
- Indoor Light
- Fly Swatter
- Three Ice Cube Trays
- Mop & Bucket
- Broom and Dust Pan
- Throw Mat
three shelter houses available for rent at East Harbor State Park. Lockwood
Shelter is on Park Road #3 by a fishing pond and near hiking trails. It is
next to an area large enough for volleyball or softball games and a
horseshoe pit is located nearby. This shelter can easily accommodate 100
Harborview Shelter is on Park Road #1 facing East Harbor.
There is a basketball hoop and a horseshoe pit at the shelter. It is also
within walking distance to the swimming beach. This shelter can easily
accommodate 100 people.
Lakeview Shelter is located
adjacent to the old South Beach parking lot and offers a great view of
Lake Erie. While swimming is not allowed at the old South Beach, the
current swimming beach is within walking distance. The Lake Erie shoreline
and hiking trails are located nearby. Lakeshore breezes may affect paper
products or other loose items. This shelter can accommodate 30-45 people.
Lockwood and Harborview shelter houses have two fireplaces each, electrical outlets,
an overhead electric light and picnic tables inside and outside the
shelter. There is drinking water available and a pit latrine is located
beside each shelter house.
Lakeview shelter house has electric outlets, picnic tables inside and
outside the shelter, and waist high grills. Drinking water and a pit
latrine are located across the parking lot.
The reservation fee for a shelter house is $50.00 per day; this is
non-refundable. There is an $8.25 fee per reservation made. The reservation time runs from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00
p.m. The reservation fee must be paid in advance. The reservation is not
confirmed until you receive confirmation from Spherix. The fee is payable
by credit card, check, or gift certificate.
Shelter House Regulations
We ask that you pay particular attention to the following regulations when
renting a shelter house. If you have any questions, please contact the
Park Office at (419) 734-4424 ext. 2.
Please place all litter in the
cans or dumpsters provided. Do not dispose of trash in the fireplaces.
It is illegal to overtly
and/or publicly display alcoholic beverages in the park.
Please vacate the shelter
houses by 10:00 p.m.
Please turn off the electric
lights when you leave.
Please park all vehicles in
the parking spaces nearby.
*Located at the Camp Store.
An adult must sign the bikes out.
$2 per hour rental fee + tax
$10 per day rental fee + tax
Fat tire bikes & Tandem
bike $5 per hour or $20 per day