Middle Bass Island


1719 Fox Road
Middle Bass Island, OH  43446

GPS: N 41° 40' 49.14", W 82° 48' 41.43"

 

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Kelleys Island can be reached by ferry from Sandusky or Marblehead Peninsula. Whether it's night life without the kids or a fun day for the family, Kelley's Island offers some of Lake Erie's finest natural highlights.

Contact & Mailing Address: East Harbor State Park
1169 N Buck Road
Lakeside-Marblehead, OH 43440
Park Office:
Dock Reservations:

East Harbor Park Office:
Reservations for Camping:
419-285-0311 (seasonally)
419-285-0311 (May 1 - Sept 15)
419-797-4530 (March 1- April 30)
419-734-4424
866-644-6727
Reserve online:  Reserve Campsites                         online  

Park Map |
 Camp Map  | Marina Map

 

Camping   Reserve Campsites online

  • 20 non-electric campsites
  • Each site has a fire ring and picnic table
  • One vault latrine
  • No drinking water, showers, or electric is available

 

Marina

  • 190 slips are available -- 70 seasonal, 110 transient, 10 for personal watercraft
  • For the 2010 boating season:
    • Dockside electric will be available 
    • Limited showers and flush toilets will be available beginning in May
  • Day dockage is available from 10 AM until 7 PM
    • First come, first served basis
    • Flat rate of $20 with electric or $15 non-electric for any interval of time
    • Dock is rented until boat vacates
    • Once the dock is vacated, it can be re-rented for the remainder of the day
  • Overnight dockage is available by reservation
    • Call 419-797-4530 (March - May) or 419-285-0311 (May - Sept) between 9 AM and 2 PM Monday - Thursday
    • $30 deposit is required at the time of reservation, but is refundable up to 30 days prior to arrival
    • Rental rates are $1.25 per foot for non-electric or $1.45 per foot for electric
    • Dock is rented for the entire night and will not be re-rented until 10 AM the following day
    • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • All boats must be registered at the office
  • No alcoholic beverages are permitted off your boat
  • Swimming is not permitted in the marina
  • Pets are required to be on a leash when they are off the boat and cannot be left unattended
  • No open flame fires are permitted on the boat
  • Rafting off boats is not permitted
  • Boats may not be left unattended for more than 24 hours

Overnight dockage is available by reservation.

  • Call (419) 285-0311 (May 1 - Sept 15) between 9 AM and 2 PM Monday - Thursday
  • $30 deposit is required at the time of reservation, but is refundable up to 30 days prior to arrival
  • Rental rates are $1.25 per foot for non-electric or $1.45 per foot for electric
  • Dock is rented for the entire night and will not be re-rented until 11 AM the following day
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Every attempt will be made to keep groups together, depending on vessel length
Marina

190 slips are available -- 70 seasonal, 110 transient, 10 for personal watercraft

  • For the boating season:
    • Dockside electric & water are available 
    • Showers and flush toilets
    • New this year, seasonal personal watercraft floats are available for $350
  • Day dockage is available from 11 AM until 7 PM
    • First come, first served basis
    • Flat rate of $20 with electric or $15 non-electric for any interval of time
    • Dock is rented until boat vacates
    • Once the dock is vacated, it can be re-rented for the remainder of the day
  • Overnight dockage is available by reservation
  • All boats must be registered at the office
  • No alcoholic beverages are permitted off your boat
  • Swimming is not permitted in the marina
  • Pets are required to be on a leash when they are off the boat and cannot be left unattended
  • No open flame fires are permitted on the boat
  • Rafting off boats is not permitted
  • Boats may not be left unattended for more than 24 hours

More to Do
  • Miniature golf
  • Bicycle rental is available.

Nearby Attractions:


  • Catawba Island State park near Port Clinton serves as the main headquarters for the Lake Erie Islands state parks (including Kelleys Island, South Bass and Oak Point), and provides a fishing pier, launch ramp, picnic shelter and picnic areas for day-use visitors
  • Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, west of Port Clinton, is one of the state's foremost birding areas and is notable for its spring and fall bird migrations
  • East Harbor State Park on Marblehead Peninsula sports the largest campground in the Ohio state park system • Swimming, picnicking, boating and fishing are popular at East Harbor
  • Marblehead Lighthouse, built in 1821, is the oldest lighthouse in continuous operation of the Great Lakes and Ohio's 73rd state park • It is located off S.R. 163 on the east side of the Village of Marblehead
  • State nature preserves located in the area include Sheldon Marsh, Old Woman Creek, Erie Sand Barrens and DuPont Marsh
  • For more information on area attractions, visit