Geneva State Park

Located next to The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake, expansive Geneva State Park reflects the character and charisma of Lake Erie. The shimmering surface of Lake Erie invites our guests to enjoy fishing and boating. Swimmers recline on its beautiful sand beach while nature enthusiasts explore the park's forest, freshwater marshes and estuaries.

Explore Geneva State Park with one of our inclusive packages and Lake Erie vacation activities will be just a stroll away.

Boating

  • A 6-lane boat ramp provides easy access to Lake Erie
  • Marina features a canteen and concession area which supplies gasoline, boating and fishing essentials, and dock rental 
  • East breakwall of the marina is capped with a sidewalk 
  • Transient dock rental is available 
  • Boat ramp is a Carry in Carry Out area 
  • No trash cans are available: please bring trash bags with you 
Picnicking
  • Crabapple Picnic Area features 2 shelterhouses with electric and water, restrooms with flush toilets, volleyball court and horse-shoe pit 
  • Entire picnic area is a Carry in Carry Out area 
  • No trash cans are available 
  • Please bring trash bags with you 
  • Reserve your shelterhouse online or call (866)-644-6727 
Trails
  • Two miles of multi-use trails traverse Geneva State Park
  • Enjoyed by hikers, snowmobilers, cross-country skiers and hunters
Fishing
  • Check out Ohio Steelhead Fishing along Steelhead Alley in nearby rivers 
  • Lake Erie is known as the walleye capital of the world 
  • In addition to great catches of walleye, Lake Erie offers yellow perch, channel catfish and steelhead trout 
  • Geneva Marina is designated as a small boat harbor and is a certified Clean Marina, private charter fishing boats are available 
  • A valid Ohio fishing license is required 
Swimming
  • A 300-foot guarded swimming beach adorns the shoreline of Lake Erie 
  • The entire length of Geneva State Park overlooks Lake Erie for approximately two miles with access to the lake provided at various points along the lakefront
Hunting
  • Hunting is permitted in designated areas from October 15 through February 28 annually 
  • A valid Ohio hunting license is required 
  • Access to an enclosed picnic pavilion for outdoor gatherings
Wildlife GSP

July 2017 Events

PARK OFFICE: 440-466-81400 | Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
CAMP OFFICE: 440-466-5069 | Fri-Sun 9:00am-8:30pm
ODNR Northeast District Naturalist: Mike Mainhart

Geneva State Park

Special Events & Nature 

Programs

  

*All programs are subject to change. Notify the naturalist if special accommodations are needed for your participation.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Sun. July 2 - Intro to Kayaking
10am-12:30pm. We’ll meet in the parking lot at the mouth of Wheeler Creek just west of the campgrounds. Learn the basics of kayaking followed by a paddle on the creek. Bring your own PFD, or we can provide one. Plan on having fun and you may even get wet. Dress appropriately. Wear proper footwear. No open-toed shoes.
  

Sun. July 16 - Youth Archery
10am-Noon. Kids age 9 and up meet at the archery range. Learn archery skills and safety, and actually get to shoot a bow. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Sun. July 23 - Youth Fishing
10-11am. Kids 15 and under, join the naturalist for a morning of fishing. We’ll meet in the parking lot at the mouth of Wheeler Creek just west of the campgrounds. Equipment and bait provided. All kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Sun. July 23 - Intro to Kayaking
Noon-1:30pm. We’ll meet in the parking lot at the mouth of Wheeler Creek just west of the campgrounds. Learn the basics of kayaking followed by a paddle on the creek. Bring your own PFD, or we can provide one. Plan on having fun and you may even get wet. Dress appropriately. Wear proper footwear. No open-toed shoes.

Sun. July 30 - Coyotes and Bobcats
9:30-10:15am. Meet at the cabin pavilion across the street from the campgrounds  to learn some interesting facts about Ohio’s coyotes and bobcats. 

Sun. July 30 - Orphaned Wild Animals and Don’t feed the Animals
10:15-11am. Learn what to do if you suspect a wild animal is orphaned. Following will be a presentation on why we shouldn’t feed wild animals.

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