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East Harbor State Park

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Address: 1169 North Buck Road, OH 43440
Phone Number: 419-734-4424
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Pleasant trails, quiet in the offseason

Just went to this park on a whim while visiting the in-laws for a few days over Easter weekend. I needed to get out and walk around a bit, and this fit the bill. I imagine this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
Jefferson G
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This park is very nice with beautiful views. They also have nice restrooms, picnic tables, play area, nice beach area, etc.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We visited this beach in August 2014 and I have been meaning to write a review ever since. We had such a great experience, we plan on revisiting this beach in July this year. It is perfect for families with small children, as there is plenty of shallow, calm water areas to play and splash around in. We also found... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Just went to this park on a whim while visiting the in-laws for a few days over Easter weekend. I needed to get out and walk around a bit, and this fit the bill. I imagine this place is packed with campers, walkers and other visitors in the summer, but in early April I almost had it to myself. I... More 

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McDermott, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife, 1 year old boy and myself visited this beach this past weekend and we were all amazed by how nice it was! My wife is from the Virginia Beach area so she was quite impressed with the waves on Lake Erie. We spent the evening walking along the beach and finding neat little shells. If you are ever... More 

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Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is one of my favorites of all the Ohio state parks. The campground facilities are very nice, camp sites are spacious, and there are many activities within the park. We enjoy biking through the park to the beach are. The location near Lake Erie generally means nice breezes even on hot days. Plenty to do in the area. From... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was our first trip to Marblehead and Lake Erie. We didn't make any plans except to make a reservation at the campground. Super nice campground, but was crowded with families. The spot we ended up at was at a high traffic location, so next time I'll make sure to choose more wisely. And there will be a next time!... More 

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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

The water doesn't go past your knees in most areas. Great for swimming with young children. My older kids liked it as well. Have a 14 yr old, 10 yr old and 2 yr old and they all enjoyed it. They have places to change into or out of your wet clothes.

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Loveland, Ohio
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I couldn't believe there was no fee for this venue. Good facilities were clean enough - plenty of parking - it was busy, but the layout of the park made it not seem crowded. We only experienced the beach area, but it was nice for the young kids first trip to a 'beach'. Will return for camping for sure.

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Chesterield, VA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We camped here August 5-8, 2014 in one of the few full hookup sites. This huge campground was clean and it was set up well. There are lots of people, especially kids riding bikes and we noticed the Pepsi delivery truck driving too fast so we called Pepsi to let them know. We didn't use the beach because of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I stayed here about 6 years ago for a fishing trip. This time, I brought my wife and daughter. We stayed in the "C" loop, sites were a little tight, but the neighbors were very polite. Lots of things for kids to do with volleyball, bike rentals, fishing, movies, and even a game room. Very convenient location between Marblehead, Catawba... More 

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