South Bass Island State Park

category : State Parks
South Bass Island State Park is located on the SW side of South Bass Island. The Island is 2 mi. north of Catawba accessible by boat, plane, and ferry from Catawba or Port Clinton. In addition to Lake Erie, the park is close to the island town of Put-in-Bay.

Lakeside picnic areas provide tables, grills, & shelterhouse. Enjoy wading & exploring at a small stone beach on Lake Erie. (Swim at your own risk.) A launch ramp provides boat access to Lake Erie. At Oak Point (NW side of island), 20 boat docks are available for day use or overnight rental. The park offers fishing access on Lake Erie & fish cleaning house.

135 non-electric & full-service campsites (w/water, sewer, electric) are available. Amenities: showers & restrooms. Pets permitted on designated sites. A group camp can be reserved for organized youth groups.

The Rustic Cottage sleeps 8 w/private bdrm., living room w/TV, kitchen, bath, screened porch & deck. Four Cabents (cabin/tent combo) offer quarters for 6 people & consist of one large room with living area, sleeping areas, bathroom & efficiency kitchen.

2006 Camping Fees are $25-$30/night. Cottage is $125/night. Cabent is $100/night. Reservations: 1-866-OHIO-PARKS

Hours: Sunday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Address: South Bass Island State Park

Lake Erie Islands State Park

1523 Catawba Avenue

Phone: (419) 797-4530

Come visit us in Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Bay Lodging House

A conference room, beautiful indoor/outdoor heated pool, with spa. We have 44 hotel units and 6 two bedroom units. Each 2 bedroom unit is spacious, air conditioned and consists of 2 bedrooms, bath, living room, and fully equipped kitchen. The Bay Lodging House is located only 3

Put-in-Bay, OH Businesses

Perry's Cave Family Fun Center

One stop for all day family fun! The center includes Perry's Cave, the Butterfly House, Fort Amaze-n Maze, War of 18 Holes miniature golf, rock climbing wall, antique car museum and an educational gift shop. Also, a snack shack and a picnic pavilion make it convenient to stay all day!

Put-in-Bay, OH Fun Centers

Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island

Put-in-Bay, on beautiful South Bass Island, is Ohio's and Lake Erie's best kept secret. Situated between Cleveland and Toledo, the island offers lots of activities and events.

Put-in-Bay attracts more than 1.5 million visitors each summer. Families, school &

Put-in-Bay, OH Businesses

Things to do State Parks near Put-in-Bay, OH

Maumee Bay State Park Golf Course

Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

South Bass Island State Park

South Bass Island State Park is located on the SW side of South Bass Island. The Island is 2 mi. north of Catawba accessible ...

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park is located in Ottawa Co. on the tip of the Marblehead Peninsula, 10 mi. east of Port Clinton...

Middle Bass Island State Park

Middle Bass Island State Park is located in the western basin of Lake Erie in Ottawa County. Public facilities are limited at...

State Park Snack Shack

The best place to enjoy an early cup of coffee, breakfast food! With a stunning view of Lake Erie, come down and see why brea...