Boat Dockage / Launch

There are over 15 public access points from which to launch your boat or drop a line in Lorain County. All along the Lorain County shoreline of Lake Erie and the Central Basin you will find natural sand beaches, dunes, shale bluffs and constructed harbors and boat launches. Rivers, streams and Lake Erie shoreline offer multiple points and launch services.

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  • Black River Wharf Boat Launch
    Lorain

    Boat launch operated by the Lorain Port Authority.

  • Clare-Mar Lakes Campground & RV Sales
    New London

    Clare-Mar Lakes Campground & RV Sales, Inc. is 7 miles south of Wellington, Ohio off Route 58. There are 220 acres of scenic terrain for your camping pleasure.

  • Copper Kettle Marina
    Lorain

    Copper Kettle is ideally situated on Beaver Creek in Lorain just 30 miles west of Cleveland and 30 miles east of Sandusky.

  • East Side Launch Ramp
    Lorain

    Located at the west side of Lakeside Landing.

  • Lorain Municipal Pier Launch Ramp
    Lorain

    The site it Lorain's oldest boat launch and is locally known as "Hot Waters."

  • Lorain Port Authority
    Lorain

    Lorain Port Authority promotes waterborne commerce, provide economic development opportunities in Lorain, and to enhance public access to our waterways.

  • Miller Road Park
    Avon Lake

    17.7 acre park with beach and two-lane public boat launch.

  • Sheffield Lake Community Park Boat Launch
    Sheffield Lake

    The City of Sheffield Lake gave boaters a much needed public access to Lake Erie by renovating the lake-front property which includes a two-lane boat launch.

  • Spitzer Marinas
    Lorain

    Equal distance to Cleveland, Canada and the islands. Easily accessible from the east, west or south.

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