Activity Facilities Quantity
Resource Land, acres 677
Water, acres L. Erie
Activities Fishing yes
Hunting yes
Hiking Trail, miles 6
Picnicking yes
Swimming Beach, feet 100
Summer Nature Programs yes
Boating Boating Limits UNL
Launch Ramps 2
Winter Ice Skating (Lake Erie) yes
Cross-Country Skiing yes
Ice Fishing yes
Camping Non-electric Campsites 45
Campsites with Elec. 82
Rent-A-Yurt (seasonal) 2
Pets Permitted yes
Showers (seasonal) yes
Flush Toilets (seasonal) yes
Dumpstation yes
Youth Group Camp, capacity 50
Rent-A-Camp sites (seasonal) 2

Ohio Travel Guide

Kellys Island

920 Division Str  Kelleys Island, OH 43438

N 41° 36' 13.55", W 82° 42' 0.05"

East Harbor State Park
1169 N Buck Road
Lakeside-Marblehead, OH  43440-9610
Park Office:
East Harbor Park Office:
Reservations for Camping & Getaway Rentals:
419-746-2546 (seasonally)
Reserve online:   Reserve Campsites online   Reserve Getaway Rentals online  
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Camping   Reserve Campsites online

  • 45 non-electric campsites
  • 82 electric campsites
  • Pets are permitted on designated sites
  • Showers with flush toilets
  • Dump station
  • Volleyball court & playground
  • Picnic shelter available on a "first come, first served" basis
  • Camp office loans games and sports equipment to registered campers
  • Youth group camp that can accommodate up to 50 people is available by reservation for organized groups

Getaway Rentals   Reserve Getaway Rentals online

  • 2 premium Yurts
    • Each sleeps 6
    • Efficiency kitchen, bath with shower and furnished living area with TV/DVD player
    • Outdoor grill, sundeck, & fire ring
    • Cookware & dishware are provided
    • Linens are NOT provided
    • Daily housekeeping is NOT provided
    • Pets are NOT permitted in the yurt or surrounding area
    • Available from May thru September
  • 2 Rent-A-Camp units
    • Each sleeps 4
    • Equipment provided includes camp stove, cots & sleeping pads, lantern, cooler, fire ring, & picnic table with canopy
    • Cookware, dishware & linens are NOT provided
    • Daily housekeeping is NOT provided
    • Pets are NOT permitted in the Rent-A-Camp unit or surrounding area
    • Available from May thru September


  • Double-lane launch ramp located on the island's north shore provide access to Lake Erie
  • Kayak rentals are available at the sand beach from Memorial Day through Labor Day



  • 1 hiking trail • North Shore loop trail • 1 mile
  • 4 miles of multiple use trails for hikers and mountain bikers weave through the East Quarry
  • North Pond Nature Preserve offers a mile-long boardwalk trail with observation deck

Picnic Areas

  • 2 picnic areas


  • Lake Erie is known as the "Walleye capital of the World"
  • Stone pier & shoreline fishing are offered on the island's north shore
  • Fish cleaning house is located in the campground
  • Vaild Ohio fishing license is required

Winter Recreation (conditions permitting)

  • Ice Skating
  • Cross-country Skiing
  • Ice Fishing


  • Limited hunting, including bow hunting of deer, is permitted in designated areas of the park • Check with the park office for details
  • Valid Ohio hunting license is required

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