Due to ongoing erosion concerns, sites 11-21 on the bluff are closed, they may be reopened following further ground condition evaluations in the Spring. For now, it is best to reserve a different site to ensure you have one next season.
Park Rules & Information:
Check-In/Check-Out is 3PM Check-In/11AM Check-Out.
Cabin patrons with a reservation must arrive prior to 9PM to check in and be issued their key.
If planning on towing a boat to campground, depending on ground and weather conditions, you may be required to park your boat in the gravel lot adjacent to the campsites. No exceptions to this rule will be permitted.
Receptacles for fish scraps are no longer available, please dispose of them off site.
Alcohol is permitted in campsite area only. Please use with discretion.
Cabins have a maximum occupancy of 4 people.
Cabins require a 2-night minimum stay outside of peak season.
Peak Season runs from the end of June to the end of August. During this time cabins require a 7 or 14-night minimum stay.
Tents are not permitted in the cabin area.
Campsites are reservable for a 2 night minimum.
The campground offers 81 electric sites ranging from 15 to 50 amps. Check the site details for specific amperage.
Loop 085-097 is a non-electric loop.
Current proof of rabies inoculation is required at check-in (metal tags will not be accepted).
At any time during your stay, pet owners may be required to provide proof of rabies inoculation upon request. Be sure to have this information available to present to park staff.
Where pets are permitted, there is a maximum limit of 2 pets per site.
Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6ft and under control at all times.
Do not leave pets unattended and always clean up after them.
Pet owners/permit holders are liable for any damage, personal injury, or nuisance caused by the pet.
ATTENTION PET OWNERS:
SWIMMING: While swimming will be allowed at Lake Erie State Park, no lifeguards will be on-duty. For campers who prefer a supervised beach, contact the park office for nearby options.
Looking to reserve a campsite for just 1 night? If you make your reservation within 3 days of your arrival you can book a 1-night stay online or through the Call Center. *Applies to campsites only.
PRE-REGISTRATION: Have a reservation already? Don't forget to Pre-Register!! 7 days prior to your arrival you can sign into Reserve America and pre-register. IT SAVES TIME when checking in on the day of arrival.
LENGTH OF STAY: A camping party and their equipment may occupy a site for a maximum of 14 continuous nights. After which, the camping party and equipment must leave the site and facility for 48 hours before registering again for another site.
Please Note: To ensure fairness for all NY customers, any reservation with departure dates outside the 9-month Maximum Window cannot be changed or cancelled until 18 days after the reservation was made.
OPRHP General Camping Rules, Information, and Cancellation Policy