Kayak Lake Erie Water Trails

Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) water trail program promotes awareness of public paddling

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access while increasing safety by partnering with local communities to develop designated water trails on Ohio’s waterways.

The Lake Erie Islands Trail has become a favorite for local and visiting kayakers.  Incredible on-the-water views, convenient access points, and a rewarding proximity to island landscapes await those who don’t need to rely on a motorized vessel to experience Lake Erie.Lake Erie kayak

Kayak rentals are available on South Bass Island at Put-in-Bay Watercraft Rentals and Kayak the Bay.Kayak Put in Bay




View the PDF ODNR Water Trails Guide for complete details!