Put-in-Bay is blessed with abundant natural beauty, and there are so many great green spaces for visitors to enjoy. But maybe you’d like to go a step further. Maybe you’d like to make the night sky your ceiling, and the cool grass your pillow. I’ll be honest, that’s not for me. I’ll have air conditioning any day. But if you want the great outdoors to be your hotel room, read on to find out how you can make your Put-in-Bay camping dreams come true!

South Bass Island State Park

The entrance to the South Bass Island State Park, with official signage.

The South Bass Island State Park is the place to camp on Put-in-Bay. With over 100 plots, some with full electric hookups, you’ll be able to enjoy the great outdoors of Put-in-Bay. These plots go quickly though, so don’t delay.

Put-in-Bay Beaches

SBI State Park is home to one of the most popular beaches on Put-in-Bay.  Here, swimmers can enter from the small rocky pebble shoreline and swim in the waters of Lake Erie.  The shoreline at this beach is perfect for a relaxing stroll with someone you love.


Alex W: “Beautiful and secluded park, good quality facilities and quiet grounds. The roads are narrow, but kept in good condition. Driving large campers or trailers through certain parts of the park may prove to be a bit of a challenge. I’d love to come back!” read more

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