CAMPING

One of the largest in the Ohio state park system, East Harbor State Park has 365 electric sites and 2015 non-electric sites. There are showers, toilets, a dump station, camping store, and a ramp to launch boats. There is a group camp that can accommodate 120 units.

SWIMMING

You can swim on the 1,500 foot sand beach with a concession stand for refreshments.

BOATING

Enjoy endless boating opportunities on Lake Erie. East Harbor State Park’s marina provides dock rentals, fuel, a ramp, a restaurant and boating supplies. You can even store your boat or camper year-round at the Marina.

The season runs from April 1 to October 31.

SAFETY: There are a lot of boating accidents in the United States. According to San Diego personal injury lawyer at Severe Accidents, most fatalities from boating accidents occur in boats less than 21 feet long, involve alcohol, and the operator did not receive safety instruction. So stay safe out there, avoid alcohol if driving a boat, and be sure to seek out and receive safety instruction on the operation of your boat.

PICNICKING

There are two shelterhouses that can be rented. Many areas to picnic with fantastic views of the lake and marshlands, equipped with grills, and tables for your food and refreshments. There is even on picnic area right next to the beach.

TRAILS

With 7 miles of trails in the park, you can experience the vast wildlife and many different habitats. There is a stop at a bird observation blind if you take the Middle Harbor Trail, which skirts the southern edge of the Middle Harbor game sanctuary.

BIRDING

The Hocking Valley Birding Trail explores the area’s hotspots. Birding hot spots on the Lake Erie flyway are Maumee Bay, East Harbor, Headlands Beach, and Headlands Dune Nature Preserve.

FISHING

Along the shore line, you can find pan-fish and largemouth bass. Bluegills can be found in the weedbeds. There is also rock bass and perch. There is even a youth-only pond, and there is a family fishing day where children can catch trout.