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It's a beautiful campground on Lake Erie, but the sites are too close together.

The campsites are too close together, therefore, we only want to camp there during the week... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Beach Fun

We spent the day on the island and decided to take a little time at the beach. It was a nice break... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
john s
Toledo, Ohio
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920 Division St, Kelleys Island, OH 43438
+1 419-746-2546
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

The campsites are too close together, therefore, we only want to camp there during the week, especially in September when it's back-to-school time. Our last trip, we stayed on the shore of the lake, but found that the wind coming off the lake made it...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

We've been coming to the island for years and Kelly's Island itself was as beautiful as always. I know some people stay in this state park with no issues, so I will try to be as objective as possible for those thinking of staying. This...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

We spent the day on the island and decided to take a little time at the beach. It was a nice break !! The beach was clean , they have small changing booths and restrooms. They also have a little shack that offers beach chairs,...More

1  Thank john s
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Made me wish I had brought my camper. As a day trip, we were exploring the park , and very thankful for the clean restroom facilities!! As we drove around, I was amazed at the waterfront views the campsites had, they were amazing! The beach...More

Thank Aventuregirl14
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We camped for several days. This is a nice campground. We had spot 122 which is right next to the rental yurts. It is shady and a nice wide spot with lots of trees. The beach is directly behind with beach access from the spot....More

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The Kelley's Island State Park offers a wonderful mini beach experience in Ohio. It's a nice sand beach with shallow, warm waters great for kids. There is even a beach shack that rents out floats, chairs and such.

1  Thank Beth G
Reviewed 3 May 2018

I went there for a day trip. It is expensive to spend just the day there. It was $20 round trip for a ferry, $10 for parking at the ferry location. That is the only way to get to the state park. If you want...More

1  Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Warm fall weather called for a last minute camping trip and we decided on Kelleys Island State Park...best decision ever! Less crowds at this time of year, but businesses still open. Our campsite was perfect and so many areas close by to explore. Definite to...More

2  Thank MelindaY
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A nice beach with remarkably clear lake water. It is free and not likely to offend anyone. There is sand.

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Small clean beach, water was good (has some moss) and kayak rentals are available. Fun for the family and easy parking. Clean bathrooms and changing rooms available.

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Response from gaigo2018 | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen any snakes there either and we have gone there every year for the past ten years!
15 May 2015|
Response from Daniel C |
I'm not sure if golf carts are allowed at the campsites... If you are renting a golf cart, most places want them back by the time they close and most do not offer overnight rentals. I will say that taking that your car is a... More