To make a camping reservation, contact the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Campsites are first come, first serve. 

Each year, the South Bass Island Kayak Rendezvous takes place the second weekend after Memorial Day.

June 5-7, 2020

(415) 555-5515
ODNR Camping Website:


Campground Amenities
120 non-electric sites
11 full service sites with electric, water and sewer hook-ups
Campground offers flush toilets, showers and dump station
Pet camping is permitted on all sites starting in 2017
Picnic areas, launch ramp, fishing pier and small stone beach for swimming, landing/launching kayaks

Alternate Accomodations: If  the SBI state park is full or if you're looking for a roof, reach out to our friends at Ashley's Island House B&B. Kayaker, owner and long-time SBI resident Judy Bransom will make sure your stay is one to remember. See website: or email them at

SBIKR Contact/Info:
For more info about the SBIKR or to place your t-shirt order email Eric Slough:


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