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East Harbor State Park

#287 of 1,684 things to do in Ohio
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Address: 1169 North Buck Road, OH 43440
Phone Number: 419-734-4424
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Busy park with lots of space

Large state park with lots of space. Paved road adjacent to car entrance for walking or biking. Even on a Monday afternoon the beach was fairly crowded, but we were easily able to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Hturtle333
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Cincinnati
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Cincinnati
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93 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large state park with lots of space. Paved road adjacent to car entrance for walking or biking. Even on a Monday afternoon the beach was fairly crowded, but we were easily able to found a quiet spot on the lake further down to sit and relax.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a photographer I love this place all year round. Camping is awesome. There is many things for visitors and locals alike to do there.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic state park for camping and summer fun. We camped in a 25 ft travel trailer 2 nights. We had full hookups for $31/nt plus discount. The park is large with a lot of sites but our spot was at the end and just heaven. We had a table and firepit and large pretty level concrete pad. Checkin easy at... More 

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Southington, OH
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the state park specifically for the beach and it was great. It was clean, the sand was super soft, and the water was calm. It isn't rocky at all, like some other Lake Erie beaches are. The water is pretty shallow for a long walk out and the whole way the bottom is just soft sand. There... More 

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Thank angie1027
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family has been going to East Harbor State Park for years. We especially like the beach, while not perfect, is very nice during the Summer! The camping area is near to the beach, close to Cedar Point and Port Clinton, Ohio. Also, there are excellent picnic areas close to the camping facilities and beach. If you like to fish... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

East Harbor State Park is a very clean park with many things to explore. Stayed in the yurt, which was very nice for primitive camping. The space in the yurt is ideal for two campers when one person is in a wheelchair. Nice deck and wide ramp surrounds yurt. Unfortunately, no restroom in yurt. Restrooms with extremely narrow doorways and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

My husband and I have camped here a few times and we will keep coming back! We tent camp in the A loop and love to ride our bikes to the beach and around the camp grounds. It's such a peaceful place to camp. The bathrooms are pretty decent and the showers are really nice. It's also conveniently located if... More 

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Thank Lauren J
Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Been here twice, once tent camping, the other with the camper.. June was tough with the mayflies and late July was hot, but we ended up on a site with no trees . My fault. The campsite is big. Haven't even seen the pet friendly side. Very kid friendly. Lots of room for bike riding. There was a movie night... More 

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Went with family to the non electric side of the campground ,campsites are a bit small and seem a bit crowded together ,bathrooms were cleaned daily but restrooms need updated as there is lots of wear The camp store was well stocked and for the holiday crowd seemed well staffed lots of trails and a resident only boat ramp with... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Nice beaches, lots of trails to hike. A quiet backwater and Lake Erie crashing on the rocks. Bring walking shoes and your swimsuit.

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