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.
Boat launch operated by the Lorain Port Authority.
Scan ponds for waterfowl; hike the trail for woodland nesters.
2.76 acre park with 320 foot long beach and fishing access.
25.5 -acre Public Fishing Pier provides access to the Black River and Lake Erie inside Lorain Harbor.
Located at the west side of Lakeside Landing.
Findley State Park is in Lorain County south of Wellington on State Route 58. 900+ acres are here year round for hiking, biking, picnicking, boating/kayaking, fishing and camping.
42 acres of lake front property for the public to enjoy.
City of Sheffield Lake's westernmost public coastal access site.
The site it Lorain's oldest boat launch and is locally known as "Hot Waters."
Main Street Beach is a small, popular Lake Erie swimming beach in downtown Vermilion
17.7 acre park with beach and two-lane public boat launch.
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.
Spanning two adjacent areas separated by the Vermilion River—Mill Hollow on one side and Bacon Woods on the other.
5.8 acre park on the shores of Lake Erie with a beach and fishing access.
This 550 acre park provides opportunities for hiking, biking, strolling, fishing, boating, and wildlife observation.