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Huron Boat Basin Park

Huron is a city in Erie County located on Ohio's North Coast along Lake Erie and on the banks of the Huron River.


Get in[edit]

Map of Huron (Ohio)

Huron River-looking South

By boat[edit]

Huron is at the mouth of the Huron River, at one time a commercial port that now handles only iron ore and limestone on the Great Lakes. The harbor is now dedicated to private luxury and pleasure boats.

Boat launch:[edit]


By car[edit]

Huron lies on US6 and SR2

By plane[edit]

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Huron Harbor Lighthouse, +1 419-433-8487. N. Main St. 1, Located at the mouth of the Huron River in downtown Huron. You can walk along a pier to get a close-up view of the Lighthouse, however entry inside is not permitted. Huron Harbor Light (Q5946880) on Wikidata Huron Harbor Light on Wikipedia
  • 2 BGSU Firelands, 1 University Dr, +1-419-433-5560. Home to the free and public James McBride arboretum, and the Cedar Point Center for small conventions. BGSU Firelands (Q4835563) on Wikidata BGSU Firelands on Wikipedia


Boat Basin Marina
Huron River - Ohio 01-31-08 Frozen.jpg
  • Huron Playhouse, McCormick School/325 Ohio St. (summer only) +1 419-483-4949 Ohio's oldest continuing summer theater. 5 productions a year.
  • Fish. Plenty of charters, fish cleaning and marinas.
  • Kalahari Resort, 7000 Kalahari Dr (off U.S. Rt. 250), +1 419 433-7200. African theme, surfing pool, water slides, water coaster, water raft rides, outdoor pool area, spa for the parents and a lot of other indoor activities. Kalahari Resorts (Q14714500) on Wikidata Kalahari Resorts on Wikipedia
  • Sawmill Creek Resort and Conference Center, 400 Sawmill Creek Dr (approx. 2 miles west off off SR 6), +1 419 433-3800. 240 guest rooms/suites, enjoy the 235-acre site, an 18-hole championship golf course, charter fishing from marina on Lake Erie, restaurants, shops, indoor/outdoor pools, exercise room and tennis courts.
  • 1 Colossalcon. Early Summer. A large anime convention held at Kalahari. ColossalCon (Q5149107) on Wikidata ColossalCon on Wikipedia

Parks and beaches[edit]

  • 2 Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve and State Nature Preserve, 2514 Cleveland Rd. E, +1 419-433-4601. A National Estuarine Research Reserve and State Nature Preserve. This 571-acre reserve is one of Ohio's best remaining examples of a natural estuary. The estuary serves as a field laboratory where scientists can study this naturally functioning system where land and water join. Large parking area, paved trail, restrooms, drinking fountain, restrooms, checklist and observation area. Whenever the entrance gates are open, public is welcome. Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve (Q7085437) on Wikidata Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve on Wikipedia
  • 3 Fabens Park, Adams Ave (off US 6). Sports park
  • 4 Lakefront Park & Beach (End of Park and Center Sts).
  • 5 Nickel Plate Beach, Nickel Plate Dr..
  • 6 Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve, 2715 Cleveland Road W.



  • 1 Berardi's, 218 Cleveland Rd, +1 419-433-4123.
  • 2 Marconi's Italian Restaurant, 424 Berlin Rd, +1 419-433-4341.
  • 3 Jim’s Pizza Box, 819 Main St, +1 419-433-4463.
  • Salmon Run Restaurant, 400 Sawmill Creek Dr (at Sawmill Creek Resort and Conference Center), toll-free: +1-800-729-6455. Steaks, seafood, salmon specialties, pastas, salads, desserts, wine and mixed beverages and an elaborate Sunday brunch.
  • Mariner's Dockside Restaurant, 400 Sawmill Creek Dr (at Sawmill Creek Resort and Conference Center), toll-free: +1-800-729-6455. A dockside restaurant on Lake Erie featuring gourmet selections. Serving dinner on Fri & Sat during the summer. Menu changes weekly.
  • Bar North Bistro. At Thunderbird Hills Golf Course 1316 Mudbrook Rd., +1 433-4552 Offering lunches and dinners along with a view of the 18th green. Open to the public.







Go next[edit]

The Huron Harbor Light
Routes through Huron
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ToledoSandusky  W OH-2.svg E  VermilionCleveland
END  N OH-13.svg S  MilanMansfield

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