Channel your spirit bird as you find your perch atop the white cliffs of South Bass Island at the State Park Campground. Offering excellent views and access to Lake Erie, the wooded campground provides a serene escape from the nearby village center, Put-in-Bay, otherwise known as the "Vegas of Lake Erie.” The unique campground location serves as a great home base for enjoying the plethora of recreational water and land based activities the island offers.
Campsite area
Bring your own Tents, Vans and truck campers, Trailers, RV & Motorhomes, Cabin
24 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Snow sports


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July 26th, 2015

Great place to camp. Weekends get rowdy, but you'll have plenty of time to recharge if you stay through the week.

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February 4th, 2017

Watch out for mayflies between May-June!

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South Bass Island State Park
United States
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41.642° N, 82.837° W
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Tent Only: 11 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
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Cabin & Lodging: 1 Site
(Up to 8 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 8 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
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Boat In: 4 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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