8.8 Excellent
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Maumee Bay State Park

Oregon, Ohio


Oregon, Ohio 43616
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Sites: 256
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 41.67775
Longitude: -83.39175

Elevation: 583' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water no
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach yes
  • Biking Biking yes
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Golf Golf yes
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball no
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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77 Reviews

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Review Count: 70
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 24

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

This is a beautiful state park. The sites are large with plenty of grass between sites and shrubs for privacy. Our site 79 was next to a water spigot which was very convenient. Park staff and the volunteers were excellent. No tree cover so satellite reception was good, t-mobile required a booster. I concur with previous reviews regarding hiking, biking and beach. We stayed for five days. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
79
Site Surface
Asphalt, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The Ford museum was just a little more than an hour's drive to Detroit. A full day is required to see most of the museum. It was well worth the drive.

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Review Count: 50
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $28.00
Overall Rating:

A beautiful park. Our site was paved with bushes/trees are both side so you couldn't see your neighbors. Electric only. They have a water fill station and dump on the way in/out. Plus water spigots scattered throughout. Nice walking/running/biking trails. Friendly, efficient staff. A beach, lodge with restaurant, nature center, golf course. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
92
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

Really nice layout for a park with so many sites. Good privacy from neighbors on either side. Asphalt pad, pretty level. No water at site, but water close enough it was easy to refill our fresh water tank (I searched the satellite view, to find a site near a water spigot). Really nice paved biking trails. Easy access to Lake Erie beach by bike. Convenient to Toledo, OH, but far enough removed to be quiet and clean. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Site 121
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The National Museum of the Great Lakes is a fascinating museum (remember Gordon Lightfoot's song 'The Edmund Fitzgerald?), and they have a ship moored along side that was used for many years to haul ore, etc. on the Great Lakes. Worth a visit. Also, the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral is worth a visit. We didn't get to go inside, because they close on July 4th, but just looking at the intricate and complex carving on the exterior was worth the visit.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

This is a nice park right on Lake Erie. There are 250+ identical sites with electric only. Water stations are throughout the campground and near the dump station at the entrance. Each site has some shrub/vegetation between for a little privacy. But no shade to speak of anywhere. We pull a 33' TT and there was plenty of room for both out TT and truck. There is a beach right on the lake. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
231
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes
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Review Count: 53
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

This is without a doubt the nicest state park we have ever stayed in! We made reservations online so in addition to the per night stay there was an $8 fee for that. Park is immaculate and there is easy access to beach. Plenty of places to walk the dogs. Bird watching. Spacious and private sites. Just fabulous! We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
153
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

A good place to spend a little time. Walking trails all paved, not very long, but you can hike to the beach. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
167
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The beach is just a 10 minute walk , but swimming in Lake Erie is NOT recommend because of algae blooms, however pond with a beach area is just a short walk, with all kinds on concessions.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $14.00
Overall Rating:

A beautiful park, beach and campground with 256 paved level sites in 8 loops with electrical hookups. The grounds were very clean and spaced with a small patch of shrubs and small trees in between for privacy. There are at least 2 drinking water/grey water stations in each loop. Showers and bathrooms were very clean and there is a laundry in one of the loops. There is a small playground near each of the restroom/shower buildings.There is even a small pond with free fishing for kids. There is also a hotel and conference center on the beach side with a big parking lot and a permanent outdoor reception tent setup. Very scenic and would be a nice place for a wedding reception. We enjoyed several miles of shaded bicycle paths/walking trails through the woods and along the beach. We biked over to the boardwalk at the Nature Center and walked the 2 mile loop. Didn't see a lot of birds, but it could be nice during some times of the year. Although we stayed in Campsite#75, a sunny corner spot, the night was quiet. There was a nice grassy area to spread out the yoga mat and a picnic table. Fees were $28 Sunday - Thursday including electric, $29 Friday and Saturday, and $30 Holidays Friday thru Sunday. We paid only $14 each night with our 50% off Passport America. They also offer military discounts. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
75
Site Surface
Asphalt, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

Very well maintained state park -- clean and manicured. Bike, hike, swim, it's all here. The Friends of Maumee Bay even had coffee and donuts in the shelter on Sat and Sun, plus an ice cream social Sat night. The only downside is that there is only 1 dump station for a 250+ campsite park. Lucky we stayed until Monday morning, so we did not have an issue dumping. Campsites were private and well laid out, with trees between the sites. Our loop backed up to an open meadow / woods. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
205
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $28.00
Overall Rating:

We really liked the park. The campground was very nice and nicely kept. We are planning to return to this park soon. We enjoyed biking and walking in this park. It was not over crowed like some of the parks we have visited. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here June 3rd for 4 nights. The layout is awesome! All back-in level sites. Electric at site only, but they have water. You can fill your fresh water tank before getting to your site. Signs telling you area for site numbers no guessing on where your site is. Friendly people- different activities every weekend. Family oriented activities. Bike trails- nature center - beach on Lake Erie. Spacious sites trees between most sites for privacy. Not sure the cost I stated?? Bathrooms and shower rooms immaculate. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Site-48
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Campsite is near Oregon Ohio. Shopping and restaurants are close by.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $27.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed four nights and loved everything about this park (with the exception of no water/sewer on site). The park is very well planned and laid out. The sites are level and spacious with a good deal of privacy between most sites. Check-in was fast and friendly and there was plenty of signage to know where to fill up your water tank and for the sanitary dump station. We read how crazy it is to dump on most Sundays, so we had everything hooked up and ready to travel the night before, so we got to the dump station at 6:45 and had it all to ourselves. We loved all the bike trails and the great boardwalk! We saw lots of beautiful birds everywhere in the park and along the boardwalk, saw owls, muskrats and a few snakes, as well. Lake Erie was stirred up from recent storms, so the water was really brown, but we can't say enough nice things about the park itself! We had good AT&T 4G during our stay, but our brother-in-law, who camped next to us, couldn't get any AT&T 4G at all on their IPads. Would probably rate this park a 10 if they had water and sewer connections at the sites, but it was a minor inconvenience, especially since there were lots of gray water dumps with potable water available nearby for refilling the fresh water onboard tanks. Will definitely come back here if we're in the area again. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
96
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 443
States Visited: 47
Helpful Reviews: 108

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $14.00
Overall Rating:

Maumee Bay State Park, Oregon, Ohio - 256 sites - electric sites with Passport America was $14 for the night on a weekday Sunday - Wednesday. What a beautiful State Park with beaches, golf course, fishing, amphitheater, bike path, hiking trail, laundry and horseshoes. Nice sites laid out in eight loops, electric, new bathhouses, sites are level and huge. Privacy is fair. Walk or bike to the beach. I have read great reviews on this park and it has lived up to those high ratings. Reservations are accepted but they still have some sites for walk ins. Only spent one night here but if in the area again we would stop and even stay a little longer. Check in was easy and the girl on duty was very nice and answered any questions we had. Worth a stop! We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
Loop A
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 117
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 46

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $26.00
Overall Rating:

This is still one of my favorite Ohio state parks. First, the person who laid it out put curves in each of the spokes radiating from a central drive. This means that you can see only a few nearby campsites, even if there are 30+ on your spoke. Sites are also well-spaced apart and small trees and greenery give some privacy between sites. Sites are also wide enough to walk beside your RV without walking on the grass, which is important when it rains. The land here was farmland, quite a few decades ago, and has grown into a variety of ponds, wooded areas, and overgrown meadows--which is perfect bird habitat. In addition, while the campground is NOT directly on Lake Erie, it is close to the lake and on one of the major Eastern U.S. flyways from Canada. Birds fly over the lake and stop to rest and eat at this "birdy paradise" during spring and fall migration. The only problem I had in this campground were the really dumb female cardinals who insisted on bashing themselves against my windows all day long. I finally hung ribbons to deter them. The state park has some long bike trails that go to the hotel and nature center, and there is a 1.5 mile boardwalk through some prime habitat. Also, a full-sized golf course. Good Verizon service, as well. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

There are several birding activities scheduled in fall and spring, so check the park's calendar. There are also several other marsh areas nearby, and although I did not have time to visit any of them, they were highly recommended. One was Metzger Marsh and the other was Magee Marsh.

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Review Count: 132
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 46

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

Sites spacious and level, 30A electric only. Nice path to Lake Erie, clean facilities, fishing ponds for the kids, would give it a 10 if it had FHU's. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
154
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $27.00
Overall Rating:

This is best State Park Campground we have visited in Ohio so far. The only thing that kept me from rating it a 10 is that they only have electric and no water/sewer. This is an extremely nice park with a marina and a lodge that includes a restaurant. The sites are spacious and well kept with natural screens between the sites. The camp hosts are friendly and do an excellent job maintaining an orderly exit on the busy Sunday mornings. The dump station is well maintained with waste and water hoses readily available to speed the process. We camped at Maumee Bay State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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